This client applied for the role of Teacher Hairdressing within a TAFE institution in state (Queensland) Government. The application involved preparing a suitability statement addressing selection criteria based on the Queensland Public Service (QPS) Capability Leadership Framework (CLF). Five standard selection criteria are contained in the CLF:  supports strategic direction,  achieves results,  supports productive working relationships,  displays personal drive and […]
This client applied for the role of Management Accounting Coordinator in local government (a council in Victoria), and gained a job interview. A three page statement was prepared addressing five selection criteria. Following are excerpts from three of the criteria.
Demonstrated experience in leading, managing and developing staff.
In my current role as Financial Controller at EEE Ltd, I lead, manage and develop a team of […]
This particular client applied for the role of Administrative Support Officer in state (NSW) government and gained a job interview. The selection criteria component required the addressing of five criteria at a maximum of 3/4pg per criterion. Following are excerpts from three of the criteria.
Demonstrated computer keyboard, data entry and word processing skills.
As a highly experienced Data Entry Clerk and Administrator, over the years […]
This repeat business client applied for the senior level role of Chief Recovery Officer in State (NSW) Government. Four selection criteria required addressing with a maximum of one page per criterion. He was once again successful in gaining a job interview. Following are excerpts from two of the criteria.
A proven track record of success in leading and developing high performance teams in complex environments […]
This particular client applied for the role of School Partnerships Coordinator in the tertiary sector (a university in Victoria) and gained an interview. Typically, applications for roles in the tertiary sector involve addressing more criteria than asked for in government sector applications; and they are categorised into Essential and Desirable components with many more criteria in the Essential category. This particular application required the […]
This particular client applied for the role of Senior Health and Safety Consultant in a state (Queensland) government department and was successful in gaining a job interview. A two page statement was developed which involved addressing the standard five selection criteria based on the Queensland Government’s Capability Leadership Framework (CLF). The CLF selection criteria include Supports Strategic Direction, Achieves Results, Supports Productive Working Relationships, […]
This repeat business client has gained job interviews from previously prepared applications, steadily progressing through the ranks of the APS. This time around the application involved addressing selection criteria for an EL2 level role (Account Unit Head, National Water) in another APS government department. She was successful in gaining a job interview and was offered the role and accepted. Seven selection criteria required addressing; […]
This particular client applied for the role of Manager, Sponsorship and Policy in a state (Queensland) government department and gained an interview. Aside from the resume, the written component involved preparing a two page statement addressing five key criteria/competency areas (business acumen, planning, decision quality, negotiating, and written communication). Following are excerpts from three of the five criteria.
Business acumen …
Over the past five years […]
Follow these guidelines and rest assured you will have a strong selection criteria document which will be noticed by those who have the responsibility of shortlisting applications and the interview panel…
- Always stay within the word length limit specified for each criterion or the overall page length limit to address all the selection criteria. Applications that do not follow instruction in this regard will […]
This particular client applied for a Graduate Radiographer role in state (Qld) government with Queensland Health (QH) and gained a job interview. QH, like the majority of state government departments in Queensland typically specify the addressing of competencies, skills and attributes in cover letter format, maximum of two pages in length. Six key competency areas required addressing including: patient focus, team focus, quality focus, […]