Aboriginal Workforce Development Coordinator
Are you an Aboriginal person with good con tacts and networks and a passion to "close the gap" in Aboriginal employment and development?
This is a full time, permanent opportunity.
The Dept of Corrective Services is seeking to achieve the Abroiginal representation of 7.25% of its workforce. To achieve this result, we need an Aboriginal person who can develop enmployment strategies and positively influence others to share ownership for implementation of initiatives to achieve our goals.
The main role of the position is to coordinate and progress various initiatives of the DCS Workforce Plan, conducting research and analysis on Aboriginal employment issues and provide high-level support for the development and implementation of employment initiatives and policies for Aboriginal people in relation to attraction, recruitment and retention.
The position is responsible for organisational development and cultural change to positively impact on the employment and retention of Aboriginal employees in the Department, through system-wide adaptation of human resource policies, programs and practices.
Attractive incentives for the successful candidate include:
- Competitive salary range $102,830 pa- $110,213 pa;
- 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading;
- Access to paid professional development;
- Long service leave after 7 years;
- Flexible work/life balance;
- Working with a Department committed to increasing Aboriginal employment.
Please read the attached Job Description Form for more information about the position.
All Department of Corrective Services employees are required to undergo a National Criminal History check.
Aboriginality is an occupational requirement for this position under 50D of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.
Further Job Related Information
If you are interested in the position, and want further information on the role contact Eugenio Carroll on (08) 9264 6259 for a confidential discussion. Information about applying for a position and submitting your application is available on our website www.correctiveservices.wa.gov.au
How to apply
As part of your online application you will be prompted to complete relevant personal information and to attach the following information as part of your application:
A current comprehensive Resume and a covering letter that highlights your suitability for this position in the context of the work-related (selection criteria) requirements below:
- Leadership and supervisory skills;
- Policy and program development skills;
- Relationship management skills;
- Knowledge of Aboriginal issues.
Applicants are encouraged to view the attached Job Description Form in order to gain the context in which the above work related requirments will be applied.
The cover letter should be no longer than three pages in length. Please include details of two referees (and an application form if not applying online). One of the referees must be able to comment on your current or recent performance and discuss your ability to achieve results within the role that you occupied
The remaining work-related requirements as listed in the Job Description Form will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.
Application Packages: Available by telephoning (08) 9264 1562 (24 hour answering machine) and stating your name, address and the relevant position number.
The Department’s preferred option is for applicants to submit an on-line application using the ‘Apply for Job’ button below. However if using the Hand Delivery or Post methods please attach an application form to your submission and ensure that it is securely stapled.
Fax: (08) 9264 6149
Hand delivery: Reception Level 12,141 St Georges Terrace, Perth
Post: HR Officer - Recruitment, Job Applications Team, Org Data and Classification Services Branch, Department of the Attorney General, GPO Box F317, Perth WA 6841
Suitable applicants may be considered for similar vacancies during a six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.
Please Note: emailed and late applications cannot be accepted.
People from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply. The Department upholds a working environment that is free from discrimination in accordance with Equal Opportunity legislation.