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Vacancy Details - Parliament of Western Australia

Position Title:Clerk of the Legislative Council and Clerk of the Parliaments
Level and Salary:$220,380 + 10% Superannuation + Fully maintained vehicle
Department:Legislative Council
Section:Executive
Employment Type:Full Time
Primary Responsibilities and Additional Information:The Western Australian Legislative Council is seeking applications for the position of the Clerk of the Legislative Council and Clerk of the Parliaments (“the Clerk”). The Clerk provides advice to the President, Ministers, Members of Parliament and parliamentary committees on parliamentary law, practice and procedure. The Clerk is also the Chief Executive Officer and Accountable Officer of the Legislative Council, responsible for ensuring effective operational performance and budgetary control for the department.

The Clerk must of necessity be a person with detailed knowledge and experience of parliamentary law, practice and procedures. The Clerk must also manage the Legislative Council efficiently, effectively and economically, including, developing and implementing systems to ensure the lawful and appropriate use of, accountability for and safeguarding of, public resources. A full description of the position requirements is detailed in the Position Description and Accountability Statement.

The successful applicant will be appointed by Commission of the Governor on the recommendation of the President of the Legislative Council.
Details:The Position Description and Accountability Statement; Application for Employment and organisational structure chart can be downloaded below or from the careers page at www.parliament.wa.gov.au. For information about the application process, please email hr@parliament.wa.gov.au or telephone Ms Tina Hunter on (08) 9222 7869.

Applications must be marked “Application - Confidential” and addressed to the Human Resources Manager, Parliament House, Harvest Terrace, Perth WA 6000 or be emailed to hr@parliament.wa.gov.au by the closing date.

Applications must include a:

covering letter;
completed Application for Employment form; and
statement addressing the selection criteria in the Position Description and Accountability Statement.
Contact for Further Information:Ms Tina Hunter, Human Resources Manager on (08) 9222 7869 or email thunter@parliament.wa.gov.au
Closing Date and Time:Friday 28 January 2022, 4.00pm
(Applications received after the Closing Date will NOT be accepted)
Job Description Form:
(including Selection Criteria)
Legislative Council Structure Chart.pdfLegislative Council Structure Chart.pdfApplication for Employment Form.docxApplication for Employment Form.docx2021 12 17 Job Description and Accountability Statement - Clerk of the Legislative Council and Clerk of the Parliaments.pdf2021 12 17 Job Description and Accountability Statement - Clerk of the Legislative Council and Clerk of the Parliaments.pdf