Licensing Officer

Department of Mines, Industry, Regulations and Safety

Location: Collie

Job Type: Full time


A fantastic opportunity has arisen to work with a high performing team within our Collie Office.

This is a 12 months fixed term contract opportunity with option for extension or permanency.

About us

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) supports a safe, fair and responsible future for the Western Australian community, industry and resources sector.

We lead with integrity, deliver on commitments, strive for excellence, and look for better ways of doing things.

Underlying everything we do are our values of being respectful, responsive, forward-thinking, transparent, fair, and ethical – these are driven by our staff who make DMIRS a success.

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website.

The position

In this role you will:

  • Assess, process and make recommendations on new and renewal applications for various licenses, registrations and permits for occupations and functions in accordance with relevant legislation, policies, procedures and delegations.
  • Provide high quality customer service, communicating effectively by phone and through correspondence in order to deliver accurate information to customers.
  • Use a range of information technology systems to record, update and maintain records held within various registers and databases.

This position is located in Collie. To find out more about Collie go to

Need further info?

Click on the Job Description Form (JDF) below or contact Allison Fergie, Licensing Coordinator on (08) 6251 2641.

What are we looking for?

To be considered further, please submit a detailed CV and covering letter (of no more than 2 pages) addressing the following;

  • Ability to work under direct supervision to meet timelines and priorities
  • Works collaboratively with team members and external stakeholders and treats people with respect and courtesy.
  • Have proven computer skills including a working knowledge of data bases, spreadsheets and word processing.

Ready to join our team?

Click ‘Apply for job’ below, complete the online application form and attach documentation as requested above in the “what are we looking for?” section.

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We have also prepared an Applicant Information Pack attached below. You can also contact Uma Maregouni, Senior Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3129 or email for information about employment conditions and the application process.

All requirements, capabilities and pre-employment checks listed on the attached JDF will be assessed as part of the selection process.

Other benefits

  • Great work/life balance through flexible working arrangements and leave options.
  • Opportunities for professional development.
  • An award-winning Health and Wellbeing program.
  • Salary packaging options.

Supporting a diverse workforce

The Department of Mines, Industry Regulation and Safety (DMIRS) is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce that reflects the community we serve and inclusive culture where all employees feel valued, respected and connected. Our workforce's diversity is our strength; it enhances our ability to be forward-thinking and responsive in the services we deliver to the Western Australian community.

Suitable Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability and youth may be given priority consideration over non diversity group applicants to achieve public sector outcomes. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace.

To keep up to date on activities and opportunities within the department you can follow us on Linked.

Whilst this selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy, it may also be used to fill other "similar" vacancies for appointment (permanent, fixed-term, full-time or part-time) throughout the department for the next twelve (12) months.

CLOSING DATE: 4.00 pm on Monday 13 February 2023 (WST)

Your application submission must be complete by the closing time; applications that are in progress or submitted after this time will not be accepted. It is your responsibility to ensure your application is submitted on time.

- Applicant information Pack
- Job Description Form

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