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Employment at Parliament

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Vacancy Details - Parliament of Western Australia

Position Title:Administrative Assistant
Level and Salary:Level 3 $72,896 - $78,717 per annum + super + benefits
Department:Parliamentary Services
Section:Building Services
Employment Type:Permanent, Full Time
Primary Responsibilities and Additional Information:Applications are sought from suitably qualified persons for the full time position of Administrative Assistant with the Building Services unit of Parliamentary Services. This is a fantastic opportunity to be part of a dynamic environment with generous employment conditions.

Building Services is responsible for providing all building, grounds and ancillary services necessary to support the Members and sittings of the Parliament of Western Australia. The Parliamentary Services department offers generous employment conditions and a range of benefits such as access to free parking, health and well-being initiatives and professional development opportunities.

Key responsibilities
This position provides general administrative assistance to the unit including database management, meeting organisation, record keeping and archiving, as well as assisting with project coordination, preparation of business cases, project briefs and scopes of works, contract and contractor evaluation and reporting. This role liaises with internal team members to enable smooth running project management as well as with a diverse range of stakeholders such as Members of Parliament, staff and contractors including conducting contractor OSH inductions.

The successful applicant will need to meet the following selection criteria.
1. Three years’ experience in a similar position with two years’ experience in the building or facilities management industry.
2. Good written and oral communication skills.
3. Sound judgement, tact and discretion.
4. Very good computing skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office software.
5. Some knowledge of the Work Health and Safety Act.

A job description and application form can be downloaded from the careers page at or by emailing:
Details:To Apply
Applications marked “Confidential – Administrative Assistant” must include:

1. an application for employment form
2. your resume
3. a brief statement addressing the selection criteria (no more than 2 pages)

Email applications to, or post to Human Resources, Parliament House, 4 Harvest Terrace, West Perth WA 6005 by the closing date.

Please note: you must be an Australian Citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen with a Special Category Visa to apply for this role.
Contact for Further Information:For further job-related information please contact Hugh McCaffrey on telephone: (08) 9222 7838 or e-mail:
Closing Date and Time:Friday 20 May 2022, 4.00 pm
(Applications received after the Closing Date will NOT be accepted)
Job Description Form:
(including Selection Criteria)
JDF - Administration Assistant 2022.pdfJDF - Administration Assistant 2022.pdfApplication for Employment.docxApplication for Employment.docxPSD Values.pdfPSD Values.pdf