a completed APPLICATION FORM; a RESUME that details your education, employment history (paid and unpaid), past responsibilities and achievements; and a copy of your ACADEMIC TRANSCRIPT clearly showing the units you have studied and grades, as well as your overall grade average (to date
The purpose of our application process is to gain an insight into the skills, abilities and experience you have. This information will help us to assess all applications to ensure we select the most suitable and available applicant for the job. For graduate positions we assess a number of factors including your academic achievements, work experience, written communication skills, your extra- curricular commitments as well as your enthusiasm to come and work for Department of Treasury. Each application kit is different, so it is essential that you download the relevant application kit for the job you are applying for, in order to gain specific details of what we will be assessing.
We are required to select and appoint the most suitable and available applicant for the job. For more information on what constitutes ‘suitable’ and ‘available’ please refer to the Office of Public Sector Standards Commissioner (OPSSC) . The selection panel will use the information applicant’s supply throughout the application and selection process to determine their level of competitiveness against the job requirements (also referred to as selection criteria). The selection panel may do this by assessing written applications, referee reports, interviews, written assessments, telephone screening and observing group work. You will be advised in advance what assessments are being used. Full details on the selection process for a specific job will be provided in the application kit at the time the job is advertised. This information should be read carefully as it will provide full details of the selection process and what will be assessed.
Information from the application and selection process is gathered to select the most suitable and available person. The selection panel and Approving Officer may take into account the Department of Treasury’s business needs in terms of diversity when making a selection recommendation and appointment.
Successful and unsuccessful candidates are sent letters to notify them of the outcome of the recruitment process. There is a four day breach period from the time applicant’s receive notification of the selection decision in which applicant’s can lodge an appeal (for more details on the breach process refer to the OPSSC website: www.opssc.wa.gov.au Applicant’s can also request constructive feedback in this time.
Successful graduates are sent appointment letters and are invited to a graduate meet and greet morning tea. Once commenced graduates are given a formal induction program and are provided with on- going support through our ‘buddy’ and mentor programs and regular graduate social activities and graduate training calendar.