Designated Area Migration Agreement Officer

$80,000 yearly
  • Dardanup Shire Council
  • Shire Of Dardanup, Council Drive, Eaton WA, Australia
  • 12 Jul, 2021
Part time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

The future is bright in Western Australia’s beautiful South West, with the region set to embark on the next growth phase and beyond.

To facilitate this growth, and combat periods of skills shortages, 12 local governments have partnered to establish the South West Designated Area Migration Agreement (DAMA); a collaborative effort to meet the labour market needs of our combined business communities.

The DAMA is a formal agreement with the Australian Government, and provides access to more overseas workers than the standard skilled migration program. It allows South West employers to sponsor skilled and semi-skilled overseas workers for positions that they are unable to fill with local workers.

An exciting opportunity now exists for a suitable individual to develop and progress the South West DAMA process, in the key role of Designated Area Migration Agreement Officer.

Work Type:

  • Fixed Term 5 Year Part Time 0.5FTE

Remuneration Package:

  • Up to $80,000 per annum Pro Rata

What’s on offer:

  • Located in Eaton, an enviable south west lifestyle beckons
  • Opportunities for travel within the region, including vehicle mileage allowance
  • Flexible hours to achieve work/life balance
  • Superannuation co-contributions
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Corporate Wellness Program & Corporate Health Insurance discounts

The successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Building relationships with key business and government stakeholders to establish and maintain the DAMA in the South West;
  • Providing advice and support to both employers and potential candidates throughout the DAMA process;
  • Ensuring ongoing legislative compliance of the DAMA process; and
  • Identifying new business opportunities and areas of skilled labour need within the South West region.

About Us:

As the Designated Area Representative (DAR) for the South West DAMA, the Shire of Dardanup will host the employment of the Designated Area Migration Agreement Officer. The successful candidate will enjoy the benefits of a progressive, forward thinking workplace, where all employees are treated equally and with

To Apply:

Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description to be eligible for this position.

Please email your cover letter, statement addressing the selection criteria and Resume to For further information, contact Human Resources on 9724 0362. Applications will be assessed upon receipt, and the Shire of Dardanup reserves the right to commence shortlisting immediately.

Commencement of the role will be upon finalisation of the DAMA with the
Federal Government.

Job Closing Date

31 Jul, 2021