Vacancies

The Shire, as a part of its vision, is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities.

All current vacancies are listed in this area as well as advertised in the press.  Application information can be downloaded by clicking on the position you are interested in. Alternatively you can contact the person who is listed for the vacancy for further information.

Position Description

The position description provides you with information about the job, including the purpose of the position, reporting relationships, duties/responsibilities, delegations/accountability and a list of key skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the position. This is for your information only, and whilst all selection criteria may be assessed during the recruitment process, applicants are advised that they ONLY need to address the requested criteria listed in the application form.

Application form and how to respond to selection criteria

An Application form must be completed, signed and submitted with your application.  Applicants must respond to all of the key selection criterion required within the application form in order to be considered for the role.

The selection criteria are those skills, abilities, experience, knowledge and qualifications defined in the Position Description as important to ensure the functions of the position are effectively and efficiently performed.  The selection criterion is the basis for which a selection panel shortlists and selects which applicants are to be interviewed.

Applicants must respond to the criterion requested in the application form.  Wherever possible provide examples of your work performance in your responses to the selection criteria, do not simply state that you meet the selection criteria.  In order to adequately address each selection criterion, and therefore increase your chances of securing an interview, it is suggested applicants follow the S.A.O (Situation, Action, Outcome) guideline in each specific criteria. That is, describe a Situation that you have experienced (relevant to the selection criteria), then write about the Action you performed to address this requirement and then describe the Outcome of what you achieved as a result of your action and involvement.

As it is not always possible to interview all applicants, only those who best meet the selection criteria will be short listed for an interview.  If your application does not address each of the selection criteria required, it is unlikely that you will be short listed for an interview.

What to include in your application

Please be aware for your application to be considered, ALL of the following documentation must be submitted:

  • Application for Employment with selection criteria addressed
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of relevant qualifications

How to send in your application

Post     Human Resources, Shire of Augusta Margaret River,PO Box 61, Margaret River  WA  6285

Online   www.amrshire.wa.gov.au

Email    careers@amrshire.wa.gov.au

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Job title
Expression of Interest – Childcare (PER/30)
Reference
EOI PER/30
Employment Type
Fixed term - Part Time
Description

Expression of Interest – Childcare (PER/30)

Does a career in Childcare appeal to you?  If so, the Shire is seeking to build a talent pool of suitably experienced candidates who would be interested in gaining an opportunity to be part of the Childcare team as a Childcare Officer or Childcare Operator.

Childcare Officer
Level 2 $50,650 - $57,040 per annum (EA 2019/20 rate)  

Working with the Childcare Supervisor and Operators, you will follow childcare program guidelines and supervise children.  The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Current or effectively working towards a Childcare qualification i.e. Cert III Childcare or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting and assisting with childcare program delivery.
  • Certifications including current Federal Police clearance and Working with Children registration.

Childcare Officer Position Description

Application Form (with Selection Criteria)

Childcare Operator
Level 3/4 $56,833 - $67,798 per annum (EA 2019/20 rate)    

Reporting to the Childcare Supervisor, you will oversee the officers in conducting organised activities for Vacation, Before & After School Care programs.  You will also be responsible for assisting in developing program guidelines, preparing developmental activities and administration duties.  The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Childcare qualification i.e. Diploma of Children’s Services and/ or Bachelor of Education.
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting and assisting with childcare program delivery.
  • Ability to lead a small team.
  • Certifications including current Federal Police clearance and Working with Children registration.

Childcare Operator Position Description

Application Form (with Selection Criteria)

For Job Information: Please contact Amanda Ireland on 9780 5624.

To Apply: All that is required is a letter expressing your interest in the either position (quoting PER/30), highlighting your current skills and experience relevant to the position, a copy of your current resume and the correct completed application form.  Please apply online or email your expression of interest to careers@amrshire.wa.gov.au 

Applications will be stored in our database for 12 months. Should you wish to withdraw your application, please email the above address.  Please be aware that should you wish to be considered for any advertised vacancies, you will still be required to submit an application with all required documentation.

Applications for flexible working arrangements including job-share & part-time hours requests are welcomed & will be considered in accordance with the Shire’s operational requirements.

Stephanie Addison-Brown, CEO

 

Date posted
10 May 2019
Closing date
08 May 2020
  1. Appy online

  2. Please ensure you attach your application form and selection criteria together in a single Word or PDF document

  3. Please ensure you attach a covering letter

  4. Please ensure you attach your resume/CV

  5. Optionally, attach any other documents that support your application

  6. Declaration*

* denotes a required field.

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PO Box 61
Margaret River WA 6285

Margaret River

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