NSW Government TAFE NSW

Stores Officer – Aboriginal Identified Role

TAFE Worker Level 4

1 x Position Available in Dubbo




The Stores Officer is responsible for maintaining specific campus stores operations to ensure availability of materials, equipment and consumables to support current and future business delivery needs.

Crucially, you are someone who exhibits the TAFE NSW Values of Integrity, Collaboration, Excellence and Customer First.

This position offers a base salary range of $70,254 – $77,546 p.a plus employer’s contribution to superannuation and annual leave loading.

Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent by parentage, identify as being Aboriginal and be accepted in the community as such. An applicant’s race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised under Section 14(d) of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.

Aboriginal applicants will be required to provide Confirmation of Aboriginality documentation or Statutory Declaration with their application.

For further information regarding the role, please review the Position Description.


With TAFE NSW, you will have the opportunity to grow your professional career in a dynamic, collaborative and inclusive environment, where you can innovate, create value and proudly play a meaningful role in Australia’s largest skills and training provider!


We work flexibly at TAFE so you can balance working from home and on campus; enjoy a 35 hour work week; access to our confidential employee assistance program; take advantage of our Fitness Passport and be part of an organisation committed to our reconciliation action plan.


1. Applicants for this position must be of Aboriginal descent by parentage, identify as being Aboriginal and be accepted in the community as such.

2. Certificate IV in relevant discipline or equivalent skills, knowledge and experience

3. Experience performing a range of stores management activities

4. Demonstrated ability to use manual and computerised systems to support stores management


5. Demonstrated ability to provide high standards of customer service in a stores or similar environment

6. Minimum class C drivers and forklift licence or willingness and ability to obtain; and willingness to update licences and undertake essential training as required

7. Willingness and ability to travel and work at sites across the regional network as required

8. Ability to address and meet focus capabilities as stated in the Position Description


There are over 38,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled at TAFE NSW with access to a variety of programs.

Through our Aboriginal Employment Strategy, TAFE NSW is also committed to doubling and diversifying Aboriginal employment through the entire organisation.

At TAFE NSW we are committed to creating a workplace where dignity, trust, respect and the promotion of diversity and inclusion is valued, you have a sense of belonging and the opportunity to share your skills, your stories, passions and to represent your communities and culture.

We are here for you at every step in your recruitment journey.

We are committed to supporting you, your application and making any reasonable adjustment that you may need in the application and interview process and on the job.

If you need an adjustment in the recruitment process, please contact the ODP Recruitment Team via email at odprecruitment@tafensw.edu.au or contact Jessica Rizzo at 0452 557 225.


TAFE NSW is committed to continuing to provide a safe workplace and have put systems and support in place for all our employees to work and deliver safely and flexibly through the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Please be advised that all TAFE NSW employees are required to have received the COVID-19 vaccination.


To support your application please provide:

  • Your current resume
  • Cover letter addressing the essential requirements 1 – 7 and your responses to the 2 application questions below (300 word limit each)
  • Confirmation of Aboriginality documentation or Statutory Declaration

Application Question 1:

Outline your experience in liaising with internal stakeholders on stores related requirements such as materials/equipment and consumables needed to support business needs. How do you ensure the materials/equipment are delivered in an accurate and timely fashion?

Application Question 2:

Describe a situation at work where you have delivered excellent customer service. What role did you play and what was the outcome?

Closing Date: Monday, 10th January 11.59pm

We look forward to receiving your application!

Our office will be closed from Friday 24th December and will reopen Monday 10th January 2022. We wish you and your family a safe and happy holiday season.

The recruitment process will include a range of comparative assessments role based skills tests and all interviews will be conducted via Microsoft Teams.

To assist you with your application and understanding our recruitment process, you can refer to our TAFE Application Guide.

General Enquiries: please contact the ODP Recruitment Team, referencing the advertised position and requisition number, via email odprecruitment@tafensw.edu.au

Aboriginal Employment Enquiries: please contact the Aboriginal Employment Advisor Team via email aea@tafensw.edu.au

Technical Issues: please contact I Work For NSW Support Team on 1800 562 679 (Mon-Fri) or support@jobs.nsw.gov.au Note: the I Work for NSW technical support Team will be unavailable from 12pm 24 December 2021 to Sunday 9 January 2022.

Please note:

This is a child-related position. A Working with Children Check is a prerequisite for anyone in child-related work. It involves a national criminal history check and review of findings of workplace misconduct.

For ongoing positions in the NSW Public Sector, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For most Temporary jobs, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

An eligibility list may be created for this position, and position(s) of the same classification that subsequently become vacant may be filled using this eligibility list.

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