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Web Content Officer

WA - Finance, Department of

Perth, Western Australia, Australia

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Job Posted: 05/10/2017

Job Category:

IT and Telecommunications / Web & Multimedia

Job description:
Department of Finance
Government Procurement
Web Content Officer
Level 4, $76,452 - $80,797 pa PSGOGA

Join our skilled team

We are looking for talented and motivated people to join our diverse, highly skilled workforce.

As a key government agency, the Department of Finance provides high-quality advice and services in revenue and grant/subsidy administration, government procurement, non-residential building management and construction. We also lead the planning and delivery of major projects that are considered to be of significant importance to the State.

We pride ourselves on being a leading provider of flexible work arrangements, enabling our people to successfully balance their work and other life commitments. We offer benefits over and above salary and superannuation, including ongoing professional development, salary packaging and leadership programs aimed at increasing the skills, abilities and career promotion opportunities for our people.

Finance is a great place to work and we are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment. All employees are valued and recognised for their unique perspectives, experiences and knowledge. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, young people, women in management and people with disabilities.

Currently there is one (1) permanent full-time position available for immediate filling. Whilst this selection process will initially be used to appoint to this advertised vacancy, it may also be used to appoint to a similar position on a temporary or permanent basis that may arise in the Agency within the next six (6) months.


The Web Content Officer has a key role in developing, managing, evaluating and delivering Government Procurement’s internet and intranet sites under the direction of the Business Development Manager. This role provides advice and support to staff on content and contributes to the web content, reviews and publishing to other web based systems within Government Procurement.



  1. Demonstrated experience in the development and management of web architecture, HTML coding and content.
  2. A strong commitment to customer service and demonstrated experience consulting with internal and external stakeholders at all levels on content related material.
  3. Well developed communication skills both oral and written, with the ability to create clear written documents including online publications.
  4. Experience with using web based graphic, publishing and information design tools such as Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Dreamweaver.
  5. Strong analytical and organisational skills with the ability to solve problems and quickly learn new systems, software and procedures.
  6. Ability to work constructively as a member of a small team to prioritise workloads and meet competing deadlines in a rapidly changing environment.


  1. Knowledge of Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG 2.0), web publishing concepts and terminology.
  2. Knowledge of government procurement and contracting practices, processes, policy and strategic directions.


‘Australian Permanent Residency’ status is a minimum requirement for permanent appointment to the WA Public Sector. However, for appointment on a fixed term contract or casual basis, applicants only require a valid Work Visa for the duration of the entire advertised term.


  • 100 point identification check; and
  • Criminal Records Screening clearance.


For further information about the position, please contact Margitta Docters van Leeuwen on (08) 6551 1324 (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).


Please refer to the Applicant Information Pack and Job Description Form for full position details as these documents will assist you with the preparation of your application.

If you experience difficulties downloading these documents, please call (08) 6557 8181 and quote the position number to obtain an Applicant Information Pack. 

Submit the following in MS word or PDF format only:

  1. Your current CV.
  2. The completed Application Form (either hard copy or online application form).
  3. Statement addressing Essential Work Related Requirements 1, 2, 3 and 5 only found on page 3 in the Job Description Form (JDF), in no more than three (3) pages.

Applicants are encouraged to apply online by clicking on the “Apply for Job” button at the top/bottom of the screen.  

If you are unable to lodge your application online please refer to the attached Applicant Information Pack for alternate methods of submitting your application. 

Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and pro forma applications will not be accepted.

CLOSING DATE: Friday, 20 October 2017 at 12:00 noon (AWST)

The Department of Finance recommends that mailed applications are sent via registered post. No responsibility is taken for unregistered mail.

WORK TYPE:  Permanent - Part Time, Permanent - Full Time
LOCATION: Osborne Park
CLOSING DATE: 2017-10-20 12:00 PM