Human Resource Officer

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    3 days ago
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Department of Education Independent Public School – South Metropolitan Education Region Kelmscott Senior High School Human Resource Officer 00040548 Level 3, $67,326 – $72,754 per annum (DOE (SSO) CA 2019)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS641605

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 4, 2020

Kelmscott Senior High School (SHS) is seeking a dedicated and enthusiastic Human Resources Officer to join their school.

The Human Resource Officer will provide advice and support in the coordination of human resource activities and operations. This will include managing job vacancies; coordination of leave and relief management and coordinating the human resource management information system (HRMIS). Experience in Workers Compensation, staff induction and payroll processes are highly desirable

To be successful for the role, you will have sound written, oral and interpersonal communication skills and the ability to solve problems with creative solutions when working with stakeholders is highly desirable. You will also have a track record of managing a range of tasks efficiently. Experience with RAMS is also highly desirable.

Kelmscott SHS is a school of opportunity for students. The school offers Department of Education endorsed Specialist Programs in Agriculture and Music, Gifted & Talented Secondary Selective Entrance Program and a range of Kelmscott Extension Programs (KEP) in Mathematics, Science, English and Humanities & Social Sciences. We are only one of two schools to provide Gifted & Talented online to rural areas.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position. 

To be suitable for this role, you will need to demonstrate the following work related requirements (selection criteria):

  • Ability to provide effective support and input into the development, implementation and monitoring of human resource management systems and processes.
  • Sound written, oral and interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to liaise effectively with staff and work within a team environment.
  • Sound knowledge and skills in human resource management, including research, planning and recruitment practices.
  • Conceptual, analytical and problem solving skills and the ability to implement appropriate strategies.
  • Applications will be assessed against these work related requirements of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

    The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

    Further information about Kelmscott Senior High School can be found by visiting or

    Additional information about Independent Public Schools is also available

    For further job related information

    Please contact Lexie Johansen, Manager Corporate Services by telephoning 9495 7405 or emailing

    Application Instructions

    All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

    Your application should include:

  • A four (4) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements, in context of the role and business needs of the school
  • A CV of up to three (3) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees (one being your current line manager)
  • It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

    You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

    After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

    If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

    Eligibility and Training Requirements

    Employees will be required to :

  • Provide evidence of eligibility to work in Australia for the term of the vacancy
  • obtain a current Department of Education Criminal Record Clearance prior to commencement of employment
  • obtain or hold a current Working with Children Check
  • complete the Department’s induction program within three months of commencement
  • complete any training specific to this role required by Departmental policy
  • complete the Department’s training in Accountable and Ethical Decision-Making within six months of appointment.
  • The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

    Applications must be submitted before 4.30pm (WST) on Thursday, 24 September 2020




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    WORK TYPE:  Permanent – Full Time FTE:  1.0 LOCATION:  Kelmscott CLOSING DATE:  2020-09-24 4:30 PM