View Job redesign/reclassification for further information.
For access or enquiries contact the TRIM Help Desk on 6488 3023 or email for help with:
You can access position documentation, including position descriptions, standard position descriptions and advertisements.
You can use TRIM WebDrawer to access position descriptions and unit outlines held in TRIM even if you do not have a TRIM account.
Note: WebDrawer can be accessed from any computer that is connected to the University's network.
Refer to the WebDrawer User Guide for searching tips
You can get to the Standard Position Descriptions Search by clicking on the Trim WebDrawer image above. You will be presented with the WebDrawer Powersearch Page. Webdrawer can now only be used to access position documentation including position descriptions, standard position descriptions and advertisements.
The way that position documentation is titled has now been changed to make searching easier for you to find the document you require. In most cases you will be able to find the document you are after by doing a title word search.
Searching by Title Word:
Position Descriptions ? Type any (or a combination of):
for example, administrative assistant 4*
Standard Position Descriptions ? Type ?standard? and any (or a combination) of:
for example, standard administrative assistant
Advertisements ? type ?advertisement? and any (or a combination) of:
for example, advertisement 301632
or advertisement administrative assistant 4*
For instructions on more advanced searching see the HR Position Documentation in TRIM and Webdrawer for all UWA Staff user guide.
|Search term||Description and use||Notes|
|Title Word||Position Title|
|Title Word||Type of Document||Choose from Position Description, Duty Statement, Selection Criteria or Advertisement|
|Title Word||Position Number|
|Title Word||Level||General positions are Level 1-10. Academic positions are Level A-E|
|Contact||Department||The section of the University to which the position belongs|
|Ref (enter for adverts only)||Advertisement Number (not available from WebDrawer)||Academic advertisements begin with "A". Internal advertisements begin with "I".|
|Position Category||Position Category (not available from WebDrawer)||Choose from Accounts, Academic, Administrative, Technical, Research, Other. Other includes Security and Child Care.|
|Date Created||Date Approved|
|Date Closed||Date Closed||Date an advertisement was closed|
* You may use as many descriptors in the one search field, for example "Position Description Research Officer" to get all position descriptions for the research officer positions.
Do not change the width of columns. The completed template should be no longer than two pages and must include the position information of Title, Position number (if known), work area, Section/Unit, Level, and Position to which responsible.
General staff selection definitions and descriptors for levels are found at here.
Selection criteria for teaching and research academic positions are found at here
Please note that the Position Description must be certified by Employee Relations before the position may be advertised.
Position description forms should be submitted electronically to Classifications at least two weeks before you want them advertised.
Search for the required documents on TRIM or through WebDrawer. Open the document, and highlight the text (click the mouse at the top and drag to the bottom). Copy the text and then Paste into an appropriate file (for example, Word).
Download the template.
On some browsers, when you are in a Position Description search session and then you go to another website by either using your bookmarks/favourites, or by following a link embedded in an e-mail message, the new web site may be launched from within one of the Position Description search frames. Simply close your browser and try again.