Freedom of Information Coordinator
Why Work With Us?
People and businesses rely on our roads to get to work, home and around Western Australia.
As the WA State Government Agency responsible for safely managing the State’s road network, Main Roads Western Australia is committed to connecting people and places by delivering integrated and intelligent transport systems and services, providing safer roads and better journeys for our customers.
With a rich history dating back to 1926 and an exciting future ahead, Main Roads is not just about roads. It’s also about people. Our services are delivered through the dedicated efforts of our talented, passionate, and dynamic employees, who are located in regional and metropolitan offices throughout the State.
Whatever stage of your career, we are dedicated to helping you reach your potential, both professionally and personally, so that together we can achieve ours.
About the Role
Main Roads Western Australia is growing rapidly due to technological advancements and their impact on the transport landscape. This growth is creating new challenges and opportunities within the organisation.
The Legal and Commercial Services branch within Main Roads is a small dynamic team that provide a variety of legal and commercial solutions that support effective decision making throughout the organisation.
The Freedom of Information (FOI) Coordinator facilitates the FOI process across Main Roads which includes consulting, liaising, negotiation and providing specialist advice and support on FOI applications.
The ideal candidate will be team orientated and has proven experience in working with a range of stakeholders. You will have the ability to effectively collaborate with senior and executive management and negotiate with FOI applicants. Strong communication skills and experience in interpreting and applying Legislation and Acts is also critical to your success in this position.
This is an excellent opportunity to develop your career by joining a supportive team. Our environment encourages people to improve business practices and actively contribute to the strategic direction of Main Roads. If you possess the skills and this position interests you, we encourage you to apply.
What We Offer
At Main Roads, you can have a challenging, flexible, and rewarding career that takes you exactly where you want to go with an organisation that supports a healthy work-life balance to help with what is important to you.
In addition to our competitive salary and 10.5% superannuation, some of the benefits to working with Main Roads include:
- Attractive leave provisions
- Flexible working arrangements
- Training and development opportunities
- Health and wellbeing focus.
Submitting Your Application
Please submit the following as part of your application:
- A comprehensive CV demonstrating relevant skills and abilities within the context of the Job Role Statement.
- A statement outlining your considerable skill, knowledge, and experience in the following three (3) criteria in no more than three (3) pages:
- Interpreting and applying Legislation and Acts
- Research, analysis and problem solving
- Evidence of your Diploma in Communications or other relevant discipline (if applicable).
You will be asked to complete several questions as part of your online application – please factor this time in when submitting an application. Late and/or incomplete applications will not be considered.
If you experience technical issues when submitting your application, please contact RAMS Helpdesk on 1300 733 056 or send an e-mail to email@example.com
For job specific information/for a confidential discussion of this opportunity please contact Barbara Stamatiou on (08) 9323 4393 - not to be contacted for assistance with application.
For assistance with your application or for general enquiries please contact John McKelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace
As an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to attracting and retaining a culturally diverse workforce and in line with our commitment to improve diversity, we strongly encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, women, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities to apply.
If you have any support or access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in this selection process, please contact John McKelvie on (08) 9323 6173 or email email@example.com
All selection criteria listed in the Job Role Statement will be tested throughout the selection process.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment medical questionnaire and a National Police Clearance prior to appointment.
Applicants deemed suitable for but not appointed to this role may also be considered for appointment to “similar vacancies” within Main Roads subject to business requirements.
Please be advised that an Executive Search may be undertaken as part of this recruitment process.