Position No:

PSCSAA 2019. Level 4, $79,452 to $83,797 pa + superannuation

Work Type:
Permanent - Full Time


Closing Date:
2020-01-10 9:00 PM

- applicant information pack.pdf
- role statement-00031437 data scientist level 4.pdf
- treasury capability framework.pdf

Data Scientist

1 position currently available for immediate filling

If you’re interested in the big picture for Western Australia and where it’s going, Treasury is the place to be...

About the Role

The Data Scientist position primarily involves developing quantitative models of government service delivery to analyse performance and to predict future expenditure growth under different policy scenarios. The position would be required to understand business needs, explain technical material to a range of stakeholders, and anticipate issues to help develop and implement solutions in a whole of government environment.

There is currently one immediate vacancy that is required to be filled on a permanent basis. This process may also be used to fill future similar permanent or fixed-term positions that may arise in the next 12 (twelve) months.

About us

Information about Treasury is available on our Careers page. Our future plans and goals are provided in our new 2018-2021 Strategic Plan and on Treasury website at www.treasury.wa.gov.au

How to Apply

Applying is simple. Apply online at www.jobs.wa.gov.au. Read the Applicant Information Pack and Role Statement, then:

  • complete the online application form;
  • submit a comprehensive CV (in Word or PDF format; and
  • submit a statement that outlines your significant experience in advanced data analysis and model building in context to the work activities detailed in the attached role statement (in no more than 1,000 words).

Interviews are expected to take place the week of 20 January 2020. 

The closing date for applications is 10 January 2020 at 9.00 pm (WST). Late and proforma applications will not be accepted.

If you are having problems lodging your application online, please contact recruitment@treasury.wa.gov.au or (08) 6551 2417.

For further information:

We appreciate your interest in joining the Department of Treasury. If you are interested in learning more about this role, please contact Narelle Kinsella, Senior Policy Analyst, at Narelle.Kinsella@treasury.wa.gov.au or on (08) 6551 2460 prior to 20 December 2019 and after 6 January 2020 (not to be contacted for assistance with lodging your application).