The Equal Opportunity Act (WA) 1984 provides support for employment decisions not only based on merit but also to help achieve diversity and equality.
The Department recognises Aboriginality as a genuine qualification for this position in accordance with (Section 50D) of the Act. To apply you must be of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, identify as such and be recognised as such by the community.
DWER is a vibrant agency committed to ensuring Western Australia’s resources and environment are healthy and able to support a strong economy and thriving communities, now and into the future. DWER is responsible for environmental and water regulation, creating a ‘one stop shop’ for industry and developers providing greater opportunities for streamlining and simplifying regulation.
Our values-based culture reflects who we are and how we go about business.
We care | We build trust | Better together | Open minds | We serve to make a difference
We invite you to explore a career with us by applying for our newly created role of Aboriginal Advancement Coordinator.
This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated person to be part of a small team that will enhance the Department’s capability and capacity to deliver meaningful outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. This role will coordinate a consistent approach to work across the Department in support of Aboriginal outcomes.
The role is responsible for supporting and growing our engagement and contribution to broader Government agendas and supporting staff in liaising and partnering with our Aboriginal stakeholders.
This opportunity is for one year with possibility of extension and / or permanency.
We recognise that flexible working arrangements support effective work-life balance, empowers our people and increases team productivity. We are committed to creating an equitable and diverse workforce that promotes an inclusive and supportive workplace environment. We value the unique diversity of experience that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, women and young people bring to our workforce.
For further information about the opportunity we encourage you to contact Hannah Tagore on 0427 194 397 during business hours.
As a respected and engaged individual you will be a first point of contact for Aboriginal affairs correspondence and initiatives. The strong relationships you build with Aboriginal people and stakeholder groups will be pivotal to support the Department in delivering sustainable, healthy WA land, water, and environment.
You will contribute to the development and coordination of meeting, agendas, minutes and action tracking for advisory and working groups. You will be responsible in the planning, organising and undertaking of projects directly related to Aboriginal Engagement as well as track and report on work led by others in relation to Aboriginal Advancement.
How to apply
If you have what it takes to succeed in this opportunity, please apply by clicking the ‘Apply for Job’ button (above or below) and provide the following in Word or PDF format:
- A comprehensive resume that clearly shows your experience relevant to this opportunity;
- A two (2) page summary outlining the key responsibilities and achievements you have had during your career in the context of the position description and work related requirements.
- Two (2) professional referees (one preferred to be a current supervisor or recent manager)
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Applicants found suitable but not recommended for this vacancy may be considered for subsequent vacancies in accordance with Part 5 (General Appointment) of Commissioner's Instruction 2: Filling a Public Sector Vacancy.
CLOSING DATE: 4:00pm Wednesday, 22 September 2021 (Australian Western Standard Time).
Any submissions on or after 4:00pm will not be accepted.