Administration Officer

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Western Australia Police Force Administration Officer Position Number:  Pool Ref 00384 Level/Salary:  Level 2, $63,172 – $68,256 p.a. (PSCSAA 2019) Work Type:  Permanent – Part Time, Permanent – Full Time, Fixed Term – Part Time, Fixed Term – Full Time Branch:  Fremantle Detectives Location:  Fremantle Closing Date:  2020-09-30 4:00 PM

This is a pool recruitment process (Ref 00384). This pool will run for a period of 12 months and may be used to fill ongoing fixed term contracts, secondments, acting/relieving and permanent opportunities (full and part time).

Currently there is one permanent, full-time position available.


This position has the responsibility to provide general administration and operational support services, to ensure the efficient and effective operation of a police district. The role will be performed in a team-based environment, and provide guidance and direction to other staff in the performance of these services.


Please ensure you complete, sign and scan the Integrity Check Consent Form (refer attached) and submit it along with your application (the integrity check consent form is not required for current WA Police Force employees).

Applicants are asked to address the following nominated work related requirements in no more than three (3) pages:

1. Communication – Answering queries and providing a high level of customer service. Preparing correspondence and written reports. Liaising with personnel at all levels. Understanding local cultural issues. Participating as a team member to meet targets and deadlines. Support, coach and develop team members under supervision.

2. Administration & finance support – Ability to work in an office environment, respond to administrative requests efficiently and effectively and demonstrate a customer focus. Ensuring records management is undertaken in accordance with relevant policies, procedures and legislation. Ensuring expenditure is processed in accordance with Financial Management Act and Treasurer’s Instructions.

Applicants are also required to submit a Comprehensive Curriculum Vitae (CV). Your CV should provide enough detail (dot points are sufficient) to allow the selection panel to assess your skills and experience relevant to the Key Accountabilities of the attached Position Description Form.

The CV must also include the names and contact details of two (2) referees who can comment on the applicant’s ability to satisfy all of the Essential Work Related Requirements. Applicants should nominate at least one immediate (most contemporary) supervisor/manager unless exceptional circumstances exist.

Please note: For applicants deemed suitable, all Essential Work Related Requirements listed in the Position Description Form will be assessed at some stage during the selection process.


In addition to this vacancy, a POOL is being created to fill future vacancies that may arise within the metropolitan area. This POOL will remain active for a period of twelve (12) months from the initial appointment. Applicants who are assessed as ‘suitable’ at the completion of this process, will be placed in the POOL and may be considered for future permanent and temporary vacancies as they become available.

Once an applicant within the POOL accepts a permanent vacancy offer within the metropolitan area, that applicant will be removed from the POOL. Applicants who accept a temporary vacancy will remain in the POOL.

Integrity and criminal checks will be conducted if the recommended applicant for this position is not a current WA Police Force employee. Any relocation costs associated with appointment to this position may be the responsibility of the successful applicant.


The WA Police Force is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Aboriginal Australians, young people, people with a disability, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. The Department also promotes flexible family friendly work practices.

Throughout the recruitment process we provide reasonable adjustments to allow people with a disability to participate effectively. Reasonable adjustments can also be made available to assist you in the job, if you are successful in gaining employment.

Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) is a vital component within WA Police Force. Safety is a partnership between the employer and their employees and it relies on all of us working together to ensure that everyone is safe in their working environment, which enables them to go home safely. We incorporate safety in every part of our business and it is an integral part of the decision-making process.


Please contact Ms Rebecca Ward on telephone number (08) 6174 9669.


Applicants are requested to apply online. To apply online, you must have a valid email address and be ready to attach your comprehensive electronic resume, integrity check form (if required) and any additional attachments as requested in the “APPLICATION PROCESS” section of the advertisement. Please select the “APPLY FOR JOB” button at the top/bottom of this advertisement. Should you encounter any problems lodging your online application please contact Police Staff Selection and Deployment on (08) 6229 5772 during business hours (8am to 4pm, Monday – Friday), prior to the specified closing time.


Application packages and the Position Description Form are attached below.

Should you experience difficulties downloading these documents, press ‘F5’ or the ‘refresh’ icon. If you have any further issues, please contact Police Staff Selection and Deployment on the above mentioned telephone number.