Administration and Finance Officer

  • Company:
    North Metropolitan TAFE
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    2 days ago
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Company Information Description

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday, 29 September 2020 at 11:45PM WST

Who we are

The Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development’s (DPIRD) purpose is to create enduring prosperity for all Western Australians. Our department ensures that primary industries and regions are key contributors to the Government’s agenda for economic growth and diversification, job creation, strong communities and better places.

We work collaboratively across government, industry and community to advance three goals: Protect, Grow, Innovate. For more information about the Department, please visit our website.

Position Profile

We currently have one (1) permanent full time position available for immediate filling.

This process may be used to fill other similar vacancies throughout the department. In addition to this, should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position, the panel may select another suitable applicant from this selection process. Both of these options remain valid for a period of six (6) months from approval of the initial recruitment decision. 

This is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join the Mid-West Development Commission team and support the work of projects which are focused on creating jobs and industry growth.

The Mid-West economic development priorities are currently focused on tourism and the Abrolhos Islands, agribusiness and aquaculture, the Space Economy (SKA), unlocking infrastructure constraints, and liveable and connected communities. This position will provide general high-level administrative support in the Commission. This includes discrete assistance in areas of HR, Finance and Corporate Services, providing accurate and timely information to stakeholders and ensuring the smooth day to day running of the office.

The successful applicants must demonstrate:

  • Written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail, with demonstrated ability to collect, analyse and present information in a logical and meaningful manner.
  • High level interpersonal skills and the ability to liaise effectively with internal and external stakeholders. Ability to negotiate, deal with difficult people and building good working relationships.
  • Developed analytical skills and demonstrated ability to use good judgement and suggest solutions for problems and implement improvements
  • Ability to interpret, apply and advice on relevant acts, regulations, policies, procedures, practices and systems.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills and the ability to work flexibly with minimal supervision, prioritise and meet deadlines.
  • Self motivated and ability to work with minimal supervision. Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively within a team environment to achieve stated goals.
  • Knowledge of and experience working in a regional office is a desirable criteria. Please refer to the Job Description Form attached for full position details.

    Eligibility / Other Conditions
    A current and valid Western Australian C (Car) class driver’s licence or equivalent is required (if not currently held, must be acquired to commencement at applicant’s expense)

    To be eligible for a permanent appointment to the Western Australian public sector you must be an Australian citizen or have permanent residency status in Australia. To be eligible for a fixed term or a casual appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for the period of the contract and this is required as part of your application.

    Subject to appointment, successful applicants will be required to:

  • provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy before commencing employment;
  • obtain and provide a current National Police Certificate (police clearance) before commencing employment;
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement.
  • This position is located in Geraldton. Occasional travel to and from metropolitan and regional offices may be required.

    Please note, any successful candidate, including current employees of the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development, will be offered employment subject to the award and agreement conditions that apply to the advertised role as outlined in the attached JDF/s. By accepting an offer of appointment, the successful applicant accepts the conditions and entitlements under the specified award and agreement.

    Further Job Related Information

    To discuss this role or for specific enquiries please contact Mike Bowley , Regional Director , on 0429 838 596 (during business hours).