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Injury Management Officer

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Job Ref:  006310
Employer:  Department of Fire & Emergency Services (WA)
Job Type:  Full Time
Perth WA, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  PSGO CSA GA 2017, Level 4, $78,452 - $82,797 pa

As part of our strategy to increase the diversity of our workforce, Aboriginal people are strongly encouraged to apply for this job and applications will be primarily considered in accordance with Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.


We are looking for a highly skilled and experienced individual who will provide a responsive advisory service on injury management and rehabilitation processes and policies to employees and senior management.

To support your experience, you will also need to have relevant tertiary qualifications.

This selection process may be used to fill other similar temporary and permanent positions that arise in DFES within 6 months. Applicants deemed suitable but not recommended may still be considered for those roles.


  1. University qualification (Minimum Bachelor degree) in a relevant Rehabilitation / Health Science discipline.


  1. 1 year of experience in the delivery of professional injury management/rehabilitation services.
  2. Good working knowledge of anatomy and physiology, understanding mechanisms of injuries and how this can impact an early return to work and rehabilitation.
  3. Well-developed written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact, influence and negotiate with all levels of staff and external stakeholders.
  4. Demonstrated ability to effectively deal with conflict and manage multiple tasks. Demonstrated analytical and conceptual skills to deliver solutions to problems.
  5. The ability to work autonomously and in a team environment.

All applications are submitted online.  Simply select "Apply for Job", located at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions. 

Please note that proforma, faxed, e-mail or late applications will not be accepted.

To apply for this position, you will need to submit the following: 

  • Evidence of your qualifications;
  • A comprehensive resume that clearly demonstrates your experience working within a similar role, together with the names of two (2) referees who can attest to your suitability for this role.

Please note your referees may be contacted at any stage during the process and any contact with DFES during the selection process may form part of the applicant assessment.

We encourage you to contact Lindsay McCabe for additional information about the job by telephone on (08) 9395 9519 or by email 

You must be an Australian Citizen or hold permanent residency to be eligible for this position.

DFES is an emergency services organisation and all employees may be required to work business hours or outside of normal business hours to assist with emergencies.

A condition of employment for new employees of DFES is that a current National Police Certificate (less than 3 months old) is provided prior to an offer being made. 

As well as being a rewarding position and a key networking opportunity, other benefits include:

  • Free 24/7 access to an on-site gym;
  • Located in a growth area of the southern suburbs with immediate access to the train station;
  • The experience of being involved and connected with the community, assisting with emergency incidents.

DFES is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourages Aboriginal people, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply.



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