Our Graduate Development Program provides recent university graduates with opportunities to work in a diverse range of fields within the Department of Communities.
During the program, experienced professionals, peer support and a dedicated mentor will help you transition from study to employment within the Western Australian Public Sector.
People, place, home is at the core of everything we do and why we do it. We are committed to sustaining an inclusive workforce with a range of skills, experiences and perspectives that reflects of the community we engage with.
We have different Pathways within our graduate program to support diversity in our workforce.
We have dedicated positions for recent Aboriginal graduates. These positions are within the graduate program, and offer additional support that can include advice regarding your application, Aboriginal mentors, and links to Aboriginal peers.
We have dedicated positions for graduates with disability. These positions are within the graduate program, and offer additional support that can include advice on applications, reasonable adjustments to the selection process, access to workplace adjustments and flexible work options.
Our graduates undertake a variety of professional development through-out the program, including on the job learning, coaching and mentoring and formal training including the Public Sector Commission’s Graduate Development Program.
The rotational program ensures each of our graduates have a unique experience, with opportunities to work across various business streams to Rotations include, but aren’t limited to:
We hire graduates from all disciplines. The Department of Communities undertakes a diverse range of work and we are looking to recruit a mixture of talented graduates from a broad range of universities and academic backgrounds. Some of our previous graduates’ degrees include:
As a Western Australian Public Sector employee, you will enjoy all the benefits of working for the Western Australian Government, including flexibility and variety of work. Some of the other benefits you will experience include:
To be eligible for the Department of Communities Graduate Program you must:
Applications for our Graduate Development Program 2021 will open in July/August 2020.
Applications will be able to be submitted via an advert on the WA Government Jobs Board.
Visit our How to Apply page for further information on eligibility and what to expect in the selection process.
|The Department of Communities has recently become a Principal Partner Member of Pride in Diversity.|
|The Department of Communities is progressing to become a Disability Confident Recruiter with the Australian Network on Disability.|