Please note the application period for this vacancy has been extended to 4pm on Thursday,
4 January 2024 (WST).
Aboriginal Employment Program
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DMIRS is seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our customers and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. These positions are part of the Aboriginal Employment Program (AEP), which is a diversity initiative to achieve equality and increase workforce representation of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Therefore, pursuant to Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA), only Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants will be considered for these roles (refer to Section 51 – Fact Sheet).
About our Aboriginal Employment Program
This Aboriginal Employment Program is an initiative, within the department’s Aboriginal Employment Strategy and the Diversity and Inclusion Plan. It is a 12-month program to provide Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders employment and career development opportunities.
- You will initially commence on a 12-month contract and upon the successful completion of the program will gain permanency.
- You will have professional development opportunities and on-the-job learning.
- You will be supported and guided by the Manager Aboriginal Strategy, a sponsor/mentor and our Aboriginal staff network.
- We have an open collaborative environment; you will have the ability to gain knowledge from the team and share your perspective.
- You will be supported to find a good work/life balance through flexible working arrangements.
- You will have access to paid cultural leave.
What will you be doing?
This position is a point of contact for Regional Officers assisting with accommodation, maintenance and fleet management activities ensuring a high quality and efficient customer service is provided and assets are managed in accordance with standard government and legislative requirements.
You will be responsible for assisting with building security, refurbishment, contract management and supervision of contractors. You will also be keeping up to date records on assets, work health and safety and fleet management activities.
Please note this position undertakes an Availability Officer (role) which will require availability to undertake a fortnightly roster to provide services outside of normal business hours if needed.
For further details about the role the Job Description Form is attached.
What does the branch do?
The Assets Branch provides building, property, fleet and facility related services to departmental locations in the CBD, metropolitan area and regional centres. These strategic and operational services are undertaken by applying sound business principles and government policies so that facilities are safe, functional and well maintained, in order to enhance the corporate performance of the Department.
To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website, and to keep up to date on activities, you can follow us on LinkedIn.
Where will you work?
You will be based Kalgoorlie. Living in Australia’s largest outback city is an exciting prospect, with a population of over 30,000 people, the city is a dynamic and sophisticated regional centre. There are always things to do and see and the city offers one of the best lifestyles available for you.
What are we looking for?
To be shortlisted for interview, you are required to submit the following two application documents.
- A maximum two (2) page covering letterusing examples to tell us about how you organise your workload to make sure everything is completed on time and what your experience is keeping business records.
- A detailed resume outlining your work history, education and professional development relevant to the advertised role, including the names of two (2) referees, with a current line manager preferred.
Need some help with how to apply?
How to apply videos
We have prepared an AEP Applicant Information Pack which is attached below, step by step the pack tells you how to go about preparing your resume and cover letter.
All requirements, capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process. Pre-employment checks will include a National Police check, conflict of interest declaration and Proof of Aboriginality.
Speak to the hiring manager
Contact Michelle Tonkin, Manager Assets Services on 0411 149 754 to learn more about the role and ask questions which will help you tailor your application.
Ready to join our team?
Click ‘Apply for job’ below, complete the online application form and attach your resume and cover letter.
You can also contact Kellie Austin, Coordinator Recruitment (Aboriginal Engagement) on (08) 9222 3281 or email RecruitmentandEngagement@dmirs.wa.gov.au for information about employment conditions and the application process.
Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other similar vacancies for appointment (permanent, fixed-term, full-time or part-time) throughout the department for the next 12 months.
CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Thursday, 4 January 2024 (WST)
Your application submission must be complete by the closing time; applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.
We look forward to hearing from you!
- AEP Applicant Information Pack
- Job Description Form
- Section 51 – Fact Sheet
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