Research Officer to the Chief Commissioner
North Metropolitan TAFE
Perth CBD, AU
7d ago

Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission

Commission Research Officer to the Chief Commissioner Level 3, PSGOGA 2017, $68,896-$74,717pa

Position No : 01832117

Work Type : Fixed Term - Full Time

Location : Perth CBD

Closing Date : 2018-07-27 4 : 00 PM

2018-07-27 4 : 00 PM


12 Months fixed term contract with the possibility of extension or permanency


The Department of the Registrar, WA Industrial Relations Commission is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace equity and diversity.

In line with our commitment, we encourage Indigenous Australians, women, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.


This role undertakes research and provides assistance to the Chief Commissioner to ensure the efficient functioning of the Chief Commissioner’s office.

The full range of duties are listed on the job description form.



  • Experience in undertaking research and identifying and using appropriate sources of information.
  • High level interpersonal skills including written and verbal communication and well developed capability to deal with the public, employer and employee organisations and legal practitioners.
  • Proven computer literacy, especially in word processing and file tracking systems.
  • Knowledge of how to use databases and Excel spreadsheets to produce analysis of business data.
  • Ability to work co operatively and effectively with others.
  • Ability to work without supervision and under pressure.
  • Current C’ class driver’s licence.

  • Tertiary qualification in related discipline or deemed equivalent.
  • Knowledge of the Industrial Relations Act 1979 and Public Sector Management Act 1994 and respective Regulations, and other relevant legislation.
  • Knowledge of the procedures and functions of The Western Australian Industrial Relations Commission.
  • Experience working in tribunals, particularly in an industrial relations context.

    Please phone Thomas Klaassen, Acting Executive Assistant to the Chief Commissioner, on 08 9420 4777


    Interested applicants are required to :

  • Submit a detailed CV and include contact details for two referees.
  • Provide a statement (maximum four pages) outlining your suitability for the role concentrating on the full selection criteria as listed in the advertisement.
  • The JDF is attached to this advert for your information and includes the key responsibilities; alternatively, you may wish to have this provided to you by email.

    Please call the Manager Human Resources on 08 9420 4445 and a package will be posted to you.

    Please send your application to recruitment or post or hand deliver to :

    WAIRC HR Manager - Level 17, 111 St. Georges Terrace, PERTH WA 6000

    Please note the closing date and time for applications. Please note this vacancy is subject to a 4 day breach process.

    Applicants are requested to nominate a current email address to receive notification of the outcome of this process electronically.

    ATTACHMENTS : - application form wairc.pdf

  • job application package 2018.pdf
  • research officer to the chief commissioner, 01832117, level 3, june 2018.pdf
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