Licensing Coordinator

Department of Mines, Industry, Regulations and Safety

Location: Cannington

Job Type: Full time


Are you an experienced leader motivated to provide exceptional customer service?

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 be managing a small team and/or assists the supervisor with the management and coordination of staff as well as undertaking the assessment of, recommendations on, and processing of more complex applications for various licenses, renewals, registrations, permits and security cards for numerous occupations and functions regulated by the Department under a diverse range of legislation.

As Licensing Coordinator, you will be supervising and/or coordinating the activities of the team to ensure outcomes are achieved in accordance with established policies and, procedures to meet required timeframes and priorities.

You will interact and resolve moderately complex matters and enquiries, and liaise with stakeholders as required.

We are currently looking for an applicant who has skills/experience to provide high quality customer service effectively communicating face-to-face, by phone and through correspondence in order to deliver accurate information to customers.

This position is located in Cannington (however, you may be required to work at other sites as required)

Enjoy onsite lifestyle facilities, including bike lockers, fully equipped change rooms, personal lockers and a cafe.

Need further info?

Click on the Job Description Form (JDF) below or contact Christopher Szydlowski, Senior Policy Officer on (08) 6251 1250.

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;

  • Abilities to lead and manage a team.
  • Sound knowledge and the ability to interpret the provision of the relevant legislation.
  • Proven ability to identify solutions to complex administrative problems.
  • Well-developed interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, including report writing skills.

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 Mala Naidoo, Human Resources Officer on (08) 9222 3131 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. The pre-employment checks are listed below.

  • The holder of this position exercises delegated statutory powers.
  • High integrity required for conflict of interest.
  • National Police Check

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 Friday 9 June 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.

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