Technical Officer – Agricultural Instruction – Butcher

Technical Officer – Agricultural Instruction – Butcher


Job Position: Technical Officer – Agricultural Instruction – Butcher

Company: Government of Western Australia

Expected salary:

Location: Morawa, WA

Technical Officer – Agricultural Instruction – Butcher Job Details:


Level 1.3, $65,958 – Level 1.4, $68,636 per annum (PSCA 2022) + 15.3% commuted allowance (PSCA 2022)

Advertised Vacancy Number: IPS/SS882636

This is a permanent full-time position commencing Term 2, 2024

WA College of Agriculture – Morawa (WACOA – Morawa) is seeking to appoint a motivated individual to fill the role of Technical Officer – Agricultural Instruction – Butcher and to join their friendly team.

The college requires persons with agricultural experience to train students in competencies within agriculture, including sheep, cattle, and its related industries. The successful applicant will be required to train young men and women in the competencies of agricultural instruction in the area of butchery leading to the completion of certificates in Agriculture.

WACOA – Morawa is a highly regarded College providing Agricultural Education and Training to students in Years 10, 11 and 12. We attract students from across Western Australia to study specialised agriculture. This is through a combination of Western Australian Certificate of Education (WACE) subjects, and nationally accredited certificates, with a focus on agriculture and supporting trades areas. This position, along with a small trade section, is supported by a Vocational Education and Training (VET) Program Coordinator.

The College is located next to the town of Morawa, which is 100km from the coast and one and a half hours away from the services and amenities of the City of Geraldton. We provide small class sizes for program delivery which offers the opportunity to work flexibly with the individual needs of each student.

This selection process will initially be used to fill the above vacancy. Applicants assessed as suitable during this selection process may be considered for other similar vacancies that occur throughout our school for up to 12 months following this initial appointment. This includes circumstances where this position becomes subsequently vacant should the successful applicant decline or vacate the advertised position.

Please note: The salary level for this position will be determined after the successful applicant is assessed as addressing all eligibility and selection criteria indicated in the relevant attached JDF in the context of the outcomes and selection criteria described.

The highest rate an applicant can start at as a L1 is Level 1.4 (as negotiated with the principal). However, applicants may still be able to commence at a L2.1 or L3.1 if suitably qualified or with requisite experience.

Level 2, $70,432 – $75,516 per annum (PSCA 2022) + 15.3% commuted allowance (PSCA 2022)

Level 3, $79,156 – $84,977 per annum (PSCA 2022) + 15.3% commuted allowance (PSCA 2022)

Applications will be assessed against the work related requirements (selection criteria) of the position. The business needs of the school may also be considered. It is therefore recommended that you consider all information contained in the advertisement and any other related information before applying for the vacancy.

The Department is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and persons from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Further information about WA College Of Agriculture – Morawa can be found by visiting or .

For further job related information:

You are encouraged to contact Dean Carslake, Principal, or Farm Manager David O’Neill for further information about this employment opportunity, including information about living and working in Morawa, by telephoning (08) 9971 4600 or emailing or

Application Instructions

All applications are submitted online. Select “Apply for Job”, at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions on your screen.

Your application should include:

  • A two (2) page statement addressing the Work Related Requirements (selection criteria), in context of the role and business needs of the school.
  • A CV of up to four (4) pages outlining your employment history and professional learning summary relevant to this position
  • The contact details for two (2) work related referees who can attest to the claims made in your written application, preferably one being your current line manager.

It is recommended you have these documents completed and ready to attach before selecting “Apply for Job”.

You are asked to complete an online application form and attach your documentation, please allow enough time to complete this process as applications cannot be accepted after the closing date and time.

After you have submitted your application online, you will receive an email confirming lodgement. If you do not receive a confirmation email, please telephone (08) 9264 4127.

If you are having difficulty submitting your online application, please telephone (08) 9264 8666 for assistance.

The Department applies a four (4) day breach period to this selection process.

Applications must be submitted before 4:30pm (WST) on Wednesday, 20 March 2024



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