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Business Trainee


Perth Head Office, WA, AU



Do you want to deliver work that truly matters to our community?


There’s never been a better time to join the energy industry! At Western Power we’re working towards our vision for a clean energy future and we’re looking for diverse, passionate people to join our team of world leading experts.


We currently have exciting opportunities for Business Trainees on a 12-month fixed term contract commencing in February 2023.


About the Role:


We are currently seeking enthusiastic and motivated Business Trainees to complete their Certificate III in Business.  These positions provide an entry level pathway into Western Power as part of a formal Traineeship Program whilst completing a Certificate III in Business.  Through the program you will develop and gain knowledge and experience both through the attainment of a formal qualification and exposure to the technical, operational and safety aspects of the business.  This full-time position would suit individuals who have recently completed year 11 or 12 or have been out of school for a couple of years and are ready to commence a career in Administration.


What we’re looking for


To be successful, you’ll have the following skills and attributes: 

  • Some experience – paid, volunteer or school based – in a customer service or administrative role.
  • Ability to work with limited supervision and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to prioritise work and critically assess own performance
  • A Willingness to learn, be reliable and punctual
  • Basic level competence in Microsoft Office suite
  • Minimum C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent
  • Reside in WA and be either an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.
  • Willing to provide a current Police Clearance
  • Provide a current COVID-19 vaccination certificate.


What’s it like to work here?


Our people play a vital role in creating an innovative, safe, and supportive workplace, living our values and delivering exceptional service to the communities in which we operate.

We are committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Australians, people with disabilities, people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, and the LGBTQI+ community.


We are an employer of choice, offering our employees a range of benefits that include:


  • Competitive salary plus 11% superannuation
  • Flexible work arrangements that support part time work, flexible working hours and working from home arrangements
  • Professional Development opportunities including training initiatives and study assistance
  • An award-winning employee recognition and benefits programme
  • Access to six Employee Network Groups – First Nations, Culturally and Linguistically Diverse, Diverse Sexualities and Genders, Women, People with Disability and Youth/Age – which celebrate and communicate the diversity of our workforce and connect diversity and inclusion to our broader business activities.
  • Access to salary packaging, social club activities, and discounted health insurance and gym membership
  • To additional “wellness” leave per annum in addition to annual leave.


Ready to apply?


If this sounds like the opportunity you’ve been waiting for then we want to hear from you!


  • Interested candidates should apply online and submit an up-do-date resume and cover letter
  • These positions are offered on a twelve-month maximum term contract.


We are committed to our Disability Access and Inclusion Plan 2021 - 2025 and ensuring that people with disability have equal opportunities to gain and maintain employment with Western Power. It is strongly encouraged that people with a disability who meet the inherent requirements of the position description apply for this role.


We are also proud to be launching our Innovate RAP in May 2022 (Reconciliation Action Plan).  Our Innovate RAP outlines our commitment to the Reconciliation journey in WA.


Our recruitment process requires that all candidates who progress to the pre-employment stage must hold a police clearance issued within six months of the date of their application. 


Join us and play a part in powering the future of Western Australia.


To find out more about us please visit


Applications close on 15th August 2022.


Submit your application by clicking the ‘apply’ button.