Graduate Officer x 2

CBD, Inner & Western Suburbs
Community Services & Development
Community Development
Full time
Posted 10d ago

About the Business:

DevelopmentWA is the State Government’s land development agency. Operating throughout Western Australia, we have the unique capacity to shape and create sustainable developments for tomorrow. Our comprehensive portfolio of projects will ensure our State is firmly positioned for future growth. For more information, visit

Our Program:

We invite all pro-active and energetic 2020 and 2021 graduates to apply for our hands-on, innovative and highly engaging graduate program commencing in February 2022.

A property background is not essential, however an interest in land and property will see you benefit from our program. Our graduates have stated that this opportunity would benefit students from any discipline. The program is for new graduates who are looking for an exciting opportunity that see you working closely within our teams, developing strong relationships, learning about the land development industry and attending some of our exciting development projects, including involvement in large scale projects such as Subi East, Ocean Reef Marina and East Perth Power Station.

Our Graduate program provides a challenging and exciting rotation schedule, working across all facets of our business. You will rotate through our core business divisions, Business Development and Marketing, Finance and Corporate Services, Planning and Operations, supporting our Project/Development Managers on Industrial, Metropolitan and Regional land development projects.

Upon successful completion of an initial rotation around our core business divisions, you will be offered a Project Officer role and assigned to work across the business, taking part in exciting work within different project teams. 

We have run our highly successful graduate program for the last 18 years. Our graduate retention is high because we offer a valuable experience working on exciting projects, while nurturing professional development opportunities within a clearly structured career path.


Who are we looking for?

2020 / 2021 Graduates from all disciplines will be considered. The successful applicants will be able to demonstrate: 

  • A pro-active “can-do” attitude
  • A passion for the land and property industry
  • Excellent written and interpersonal communication and social networking skills
  • A team player attitude
  • High level research, analytical and problem solving skills
  • An ability to demonstrate a commitment to our values – Brilliance – Alliance – Courage - Integrity 

You will need Australian work rights to be eligible for our Graduate Program. 

What we offer:

  • Dedicated buddy and mentors throughout all rotations
  • Interesting project work and site visits
  • Study assistance and learning and development opportunities
  • Spacious office overlooking Elizabeth Quay close to all amenities 
  • Fun and active social club
  • Generous leave benefits
  • Flexibility to work from home

If you have a positive attitude, ambition and the desire to contribute to shaping Western Australia’s future – apply now. For further information regarding the recruitment process, please contact Human Resources at

Applications close: Sunday 24 October 2021.

DevelopmentWA embraces diversity and welcomes applications from people of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. You are encouraged to contact us if you require reasonable adjustments to recruitment processes. 

**Helpful hints to applicants: Try to restrict your CV to two pages, keep the layout simple, do your homework by researching DevelopmentWA and gaining familiarity with our projects and values. **


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