Assets Policy and Planning Officer

Last updated 17 minutes ago
Location:East Perth
Job Type:Full Time

Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is undertaking a diversity initiative to achieve equality and increase workforce representation of people with disability. Therefore, this position is being advertised as a measure to achieve equality under Section 66R of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984 (WA) and only people with disability will be considered for this role. Confirmation of disability will be required prior to employment offer with the department (refer to Fact Sheet on Section 66R).

About Us

At DMIRS we pride ourselves on creating a supportive, inclusive and innovative environment that allows our people to contribute, develop and thrive to reach their full potential.

We offer a diverse range of extraordinary career opportunities across the department, all with a focus on supporting a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website.

The position

In this role you will be working within the Assets Branch responsible for providing building, property, fleet and facility related services to departmental locations in the CBD, metropolitan area and regional centres.

As Assets Policy and Planning Officer, you will coordinate the strategic planning process and contribute to the development of the Strategic Asset Management Plan and other strategic and operational plans related to physical assets. In addition, you will be responsible for coordinating the development and implementation of assets related policies, procedures, guidelines and registers, and providing information to the executive and business areas on building, accommodation and fleet.

Your experience in policy, and the strategic planning and coordination preferably in assets management will be key to your success in this role. You will bring to the team your excellent research and analysis skills in policy issues and your ability to think laterally to solve problems and meet objectives.

This position is located in East Perth conveniently close to public transport and nearby City of Perth parking. Whether it is a short stroll to the tranquil Queens Gardens or the riverside foreshore, you’ll be spoilt for choice. You will also enjoy onsite lifestyle facilities, including bike lockers, fully equipped change rooms and personal lockers.

Need further info? Click on the Job Description Form (JDF) below or contact Andrew Goss, Manager Accommodation and Building Services on (08) 9222 3719.

What we are looking for?

To be considered further, please submit a detailed CV and covering letter (of no more than two (2) pages) addressing the following;

  • Considerable demonstrated experience in research and analysis of policy issues and coordination of policy initiatives within and across government agencies, preferably in Strategic Asset Management.
  • Demonstrated high level of research, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated written communication and interpersonal skills.

As outlined in DMIRS Disability and Inclusion plan all reasonable adjustments and/or workplace modifications will be implemented during and after the recruitment process. Should you require any adjustments and/or workplace modifications please indicate this when completing the online application form.

Click ‘Apply for job’ below and attach documentation as requested above in the “what are we looking for?” section.

For tips on how to put together your application, or details about the process, you can find more information in the Applicant Pack attached below. You can also contact Jacqueline Gao, Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3632 or email for information about employment conditions and the application process.

All requirements and capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process and confirmation of disability will be required prior to any employment offer (Refer to fact sheet on section 66R).

Please note that a psychometric assessment may also form as part of the selection process.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies for appointment (permanent, fixed term, full-time or part time) throughout the department for the next twelve (12) months.

Other benefits

  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program, including access to an affordable on site gym.
  • Salary packaging options.

Supporting a diverse workforce

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve, and an inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected and connected. The diversity of our workforce is our strength, it enhances our ability to be forward thinking as well as responsive in the services we deliver to the Western Australian community.

To keep up to update on activities and opportunities within the department you can follow us on Linked.

CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Tuesday, 15 December 2020 (WST)

Your application submission must be complete by the closing time, applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.

- Applicant Pack
- Fact Sheet
- Job Description Form

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