The Recruitment Process
Your application should include the following:
Demonstrating your suitability for the role based on the requirements in the position description.
Curriculum Vitae (CV)
Outlining your personal details, relevant work history, qualifications and education. You will need to provide at least two referees.
Photocopies of your qualification/s or academic records of current studies should be attached to your application. Do not submit original copies. Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held as well as the dates/period of employment. In the description of your work history give a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities for each of the positions.
Fairness and Equity
The Town seeks to build a diverse workplace and is committed to ensuring that our recruitment and selection process is fair and equitable at all times.
Selection for Interviews
A panel will shortlist those applicants for interview who demonstrate they meet the requirements for the job. Shortlisting may take up to two weeks after the closing date. If you are selected for interview, the Town will contact you to organise a convenient time to be interviewed.
During the Interview
Interviews will be conducted by the same interview panel and each applicant will be assessed in the same manner. The aim is to obtain an applicant’s suitability for the position, based on examples of past situations, how the situation was handled and the outcome. During the interview, panel members will take notes and assess your answers to questions.
If you are short listed for a position, you may be required to provide/attend:
- Pre-employment medical (at the Town’s expense)
- Federal Police Clearance
- Proof of Age
- Evidence of legal entitlement to work in Australia
- Original or certified copies of all relevant qualifications
- Working with Children Check if employed in child related work
BREASTFEEDING FRIENDLY WORKPLACE
The Town of Victoria Park has officially received accreditation as a breastfeeding friendly workplace by providing a breastfeeding room at its administration building and plans for similar rooms at its two Leisure Facilities and Depot.
The Town has acknowledged the public health, economic and social benefits of supporting breastfeeding women in paid work and is hoping to lead by example.