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Employment at Parliament

Find out about employment opportunities and conditions at the Parliament of Western Australia and what it is like to work here.

Vacancy Details - Parliament of Western Australia

Position Title:Security Team Leader
Level and Salary:Level 3 ($72,896 - $78,717 per annum) + superannuation
(Anticipated increase to $79,156 - $84,977 following General Agreement registration)
Department:Parliamentary Services
Employment Type:Permanent, Full Time
Primary Responsibilities and Additional Information:The Parliamentary Services Department is seeking an experienced Security Team Leader to join the Security and Reception Services team in maintaining the safety and security of all Members of Parliament, employees and visitors at the Parliament of Western Australia.

To be successful, you will have strong supervisory skills and experience working in a security related field. Well-developed public relations skills with an ability to effectively deal with people at all levels and diverse backgrounds are essential.

You will support the Security Operations Manager in leading a team of Security Officers to provide vigilant security to the Parliamentary Reserve and annexes and providing a positive first impression of the Parliament to visitors. The Security team is responsible for the protection of property within the parliamentary precinct including the secure processing of mail, and ensuring personnel safety is a priority. Your responsibilities will include supervising: security staff, screening room, patrols, and responding to requests and concerns in a professional manner. Work outside of normal hours in the evening will be required when Parliament is sitting.

The Parliamentary Services department offers generous employment conditions, including six weeks’ leave for sessional officers, and a range of benefits designed to make Parliament a great place to work such as:
access to free parking
professional development
free employee assistance program (including immediate family members)
health and well being policy
study assistance
subsidised staff canteen

The attached job description contains more information about the role.
Details:How to apply
If you’re interested in applying, please send us:
A completed application for employment form
A response (in no more than two pages) addressing the selection criteria as set out in the job description, supporting your suitability to perform the duties of the position
An up-to-date CV (no more than four pages) that clearly outlines your skills and experience as relevant to this position.

Applications must be emailed to by 4.00pm on Friday, 29 September 2023.

A job description and application form can be downloaded below.

We encourage all suitable people of any age, sex, gender, family status or culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds to apply, including First Nations people, people from the LGBTQIA+ community, and people with any form of disability.

Please note:
You must be an Australian citizen or permanent resident, or a New Zealand citizen with a special category visa, to apply for this role.
Contact for Further Information:Please contact Tony Paterson, Security Manager, on (08) 9222 7438 or e-mail
Closing Date and Time:Friday 29 September 2023, 4.00 pm
(Applications received after the Closing Date will NOT be accepted)
Application Form and Job Description FormJDF Security Team Leader.pdfJDF Security Team Leader.pdfPSD Values.pdfPSD Values.pdfApplication for Employment.docxApplication for Employment.docx