More than 25% of the Department of Aboriginal Affairs staff are Aboriginal.

Our employees

The Department of Aboriginal Affairs has staff located throughout the state with an office in East Perth, as well as regional locations including Kalgoorlie, Albany, Broome, South Hedland, Geraldton and Kununurra.

The Department has excellent employment opportunities for committed individuals with good interpersonal and communication skills and the capacity to liaise effectively with diverse customer groups.

Our working conditions

The Department provides many flexible working options and has family-friendly policies which include part-time employment, purchased leave, deferred salary scheme and flexible working hours.

The Department's employee conditions of service and entitlements are in accordance with the Public Service and Government Officers General Agreement 2014 read in conjunction with the Public Service Award 1992. Further information can be obtained from:

Talent in demand

The Department is always looking for talented people to join our team. Please don't hesitate to enquire about one of our vacancies, or send an email to: jobs@daa.wa.gov.au

Easier application process

Our aim is to make it easy for you to apply for a position with the Department. Applicants are required to submit:

  1. A covering letter outlining the key responsibilities and achievements you have had in your career in the context of the Job Description Form (JDF) and the selection criteria.
  2. Attach a detailed CV/resume
  3. A completed application form.

Pre-employment checks

All employees are required to complete a Criminal Record Declaration form. The Department may also require the successful candidate to submit a National Police Certificate. A criminal conviction will not automatically preclude an individual from employment and each case will be considered on its merits and strict confidentiality will be observed.

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Current opportunities

View our current job vacancies