Housing Talent Register

  • Full Time/Part Time

Website Department of Communities

About this Job

Living and working in WA’s regional, rural and remote communities can provide a unique and affordable lifestyle where there’s no shortage of adventure. Join us as we operate across the human services sector to create affordable housing opportunities for people who would otherwise have difficulty accessing appropriate housing.

Are you looking to join the Department of Communities in a key front-line position located in the Kimberley Region? Theyou’ve come to the right place!   

Our Kimberley region offers the perfect opportunity to grow both personally and professionally, so if you enjoy venturing through the amazing untouched scenery and have passion for learning more about traditional Aboriginal culture, this could be the job for you!

To find out more about living and working in the Kimberley click here.

What is the Talent Register?
The Housing Service Delivery Frontline Talent Register is an online portal that allows you to register your interest for full time and part time opportunities that are:

  • fixed term/secondment up to twelve (12) months, or 
  • transfer at level for existing permanent public sector employees 
  • Permanent

The register is actively monitored by managers to match applicants to available opportunities. You only need to register your interest once, and your application will remain on our jobs register for current and future opportunities.

The benefit of applying through one of our talent registers is that you can be appointed directly via a streamlined process as opportunities become available.

About the roles
Join us in a position where you are guaranteed to make a difference to the life of some of the most vulnerable people in our communityHere are some of the roles you could be interested in: 

Customer Service Officer – Level 2 – $70,432 – $75,516 per annum 

Works as part of a team to deliver a firstclass customer service which aims to ensure that all eligible Western Australians have access to affordable and secure housing.

For an overview of a Day in the Life of a Customer Service Officer, please click here!

Housing and Property Services Officer – Level 3 – $79,156 – $84,977 per annum 

This position provides property and tenancy management services associated with the agency’s owned and leased properties.

Housing Services Officer – Level 3 – $79,156 – $84,977 per annum

This role manages and monitors a designated number of Service Delivery tenancies to ensure tenants are supported, payment of rent is sustained, and properties are cared for and maintained.

For an overview of a Day in the Life of a Housing Services Officer, please click here!

Property Services Officer – Level 3 – $79,156 – $84,977 per annum 

In this position you will manage, control and monitor the property maintenance functions for a designated number of properties within the Housing Management Services area. As part of a Team, you will ensure compliance, accountability and quality control is maintained.

For an overview of a Day in the Life of a Property Services Officer, please click here!

What we offer you
We offer a safe and healthy working environment, a range of benefits, including attractive salaries, flexible working arrangements, and learning and development opportunities in exchange for your skills, passion and commitment.

Communities is a nationally recognised Accredited Carer Friendly Employer through the Carers + Employers program. The program defines best practice standards by creating a carer friendly workplace, enabling staff to balance work and care, while continuing to contribute to the wellbeing of individuals, families and the community. 

I’m ready! How do I apply?
Apply online by clicking the ‘Apply for Job’ button (above and below) and provide the following documents in Word or PDF format only:

  1. A comprehensive resume/CV. Please include the names and contact details of two [2] referees who can comment on your relevant experience.
  2. A copy of all relevant qualification/s as specified in your application or resume/CV (if applicable). 

You will be asked to select your preferred positions and locations as part of the online application process. Visit our Careers website for tips on how to apply.

For technical difficulties while applying online, general recruitment enquiries, or to request any document in an alternative format, please contact the HR Recruitment team via email HRRecruitment@communities.wa.gov.au.

We can also be contacted via the National Relay Service on the following numbers:

TTY/voice calls – 133 677

Speak & Listen – 1300 555 727

SMS relay – 0423 677 767

Integrity and Honesty
The public sector is built on a strong foundation of integrity where employees act ethically, and public sector bodies promote and maintain integrity.

In line with Communities policies, applicants may be asked for consent to undergo criminal record screening and integrity checks during the application process. For more information on these requirements, click here.

Eligibility Requirements
You must be an Australian citizen, Permanent Resident or hold an appropriate Australian work visa to apply for a role through the register. To be eligible for a fixed term appointment you must have documentary evidence of your entitlement to live and work in Australia for duration of the offer of employment. Migration information for international applicants can be found on the Migration WA website.

Equity and Diversity
The Department of Communities embraces diversity and firmly believes that the best services come from a workplace, where varied viewpoints are welcomed and encouraged every day. We are committed to creating an equitable and diverse workforce, where we encourage applications from people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, women and youth.

If you have any access needs that may require adjustments to allow you to fully participate in the application and interview process, or alternative methods of communication, please contact the HR Recruitment team. If you are an Aboriginal person who would like assistance with your application, please contact Jobs and Skills WA on 13 64 64.

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