Manager Proterozoic Margins

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Location:East Perth
Job Type:Full Time

Permanent Appointment

Do you have strong project management experience with the ability to achieve desired outcomes?

About us

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) supports a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

We lead with integrity, deliver on commitments, strive for excellence, and look for better ways of doing things.

Underlying everything we do are our values of being respectful, responsive, forward-thinking, transparent, fair, and ethical – these are driven by our staff who make DMIRS a success.

The position

In this role, you will be managing a team that will synthesise and integrate a broad variety of geological data into a holistic mineral systems framework, particularly around the reworked margins of the Archean Cratons. You are also required to lead and manage project-based geoscientific studies to ensure project or task milestones are met on budget and schedule.

As Manager Proterozoic Margins, you will plan, coordinate, supervise and undertake advanced geoscientific studies, compiling and editing geoscience data for publication of high quality maps, reports and data sets.

You will be a strong leader, providing high level advice to executive teams as well as providing training and development for the team.

This position is located in East Perth (however, you may be required to work at other sites as required). Conveniently close distance from public transport and nearby City of Perth parking. Whether it’s enjoying 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 Simon Johnson, Director Regional Geoscience on (08) 9222 3127.

What are we looking for?

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

  • Bachelor of Science (Geoscience) or an approved equivalent Degree.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management including high-level judgement in the planning and organisation of geoscience work.
  • Experience in advanced geoscience studies and a demonstrated ability to compile high quality comprehensive reports and maps to publication standard.
  • Experience in working with database structures and GIS.

Ready to join our team?

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

For tips putting together your application, or details about the process, you can find more information in the Applicant Information Pack attached below. You can also contact Kellie Austin, Senior Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3281 or email for information about employment conditions and the application process.

All requirements, capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process. A ‘C’ Class Drivers Licence, Pre-employment Medical and National Police Clearance will be required for this position.

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 inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected and connected. Our workforce's diversity is our strength; it enhances our ability to be forward-thinking and responsive in the services we deliver to the Western Australian community.

Suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and youth may be given priority consideration over non diversity group applicants to achieve public sector outcomes. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

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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.

CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on, Monday 17 May 2021 (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.

- Job Description Form.pdf

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