MA000121 - Variation - 31 Jul 2015

MA000121  PR570016
FAIR WORK COMMISSION

DETERMINATION


Fair Work Act 2009

s.156 - 4 yearly review of modern awards

4 yearly review of modern awards
(AM2015/7)

STATE GOVERNMENT AGENCIES ADMINISTRATION AWARD 2010
[MA000121]

State and Territory government administration

VICE PRESIDENT WATSON
DEPUTY PRESIDENT KOVACIC
COMMISSIONER LEE

MELBOURNE,31 JULY 2015

Variation to modern award - State Government Agencies Administration Award 2010.

A. Further to the decision 1 of 31 July 2015 and pursuant to section 156(2)(b)(i) of the Fair Work Act 2009,the State Government Agencies Administration Award 2010 is varied as follows:

1. By deleting clause 1 and inserting the following:

    This award is the State Government Agencies Award 2010.

2. By inserting the following awards in clause 4.2 in alphabetical order:

    Building and Construction General On-site Award 2010

    Joinery and Building Trades Award 2010

3. By deleting clause 13.1 and inserting the following:

    13.1 Classifications under this award are:

      (a) Administrative Stream

      (b) Technical Stream

      (c) Professional Stream

      (d) General/Field work stream

    13.2 A description of the classifications under this award are set out at Schedule B—Position Statements.

4. By renumbering clauses 13.1 to 13.8 as clauses 13.3 to 13.10.

5. By numbering the table in clause 14 as clause 14.1.

6. By renumbering clauses 14.1 and 14.2 as clauses 14.3 and 14.4 respectively.

7. By inserting clause 14.2 as follows:

    14.2 General/Field work stream

      Minimum rates of pay for the General stream are as follows:

      NAME

      Work Value Level

      Minimum Weekly Rate

      $

      Minimum Hourly Rate

      $

      Minimum Casual Hourly Rate

      $

      FW 1

      1

      728.00

      19.20

      24.00

      FW 2

      2

      743.20

      19.60

      24.50

      FW 3

      3

      764.90

      20.10

      25.20

8. By inserting clause B.4 in Schedule B—Position Statements as follows:

    B.4 General/Field Work Worker

    B.4.1 General/Field Work Worker level 1 (FW 1)

        (a) A FW 1 works under general supervision. An employee at FW 1 will have:

          (i) successfully completed,in accordance with RPL principles,a skills test equivalent to the required competency standards;or
          (ii) successfully completed a relevant structured training program equivalent to the required competency standards;or
          (iii) obtained skills equivalent to the above gained through work experience subject to competency testing to the prescribed standards.

        (b) An employee at the FW1:

          (i) is responsible for the quality of their own work subject to general supervision;
          (ii) works under general supervision either individually or in a team environment;
          (iii) exercises discretion within their level of skills and training;
          (iv) works in a safe manner;
          (v) identifies basic faults in materials and equipment;
          (vi) interacts harmoniously with employees;
          (vii) adapts to a changing work environment;
          (viii) communicates essential information;and
          (ix) works from instructions and procedures articulated in written,spoken and/or diagrammatic form.

        (c) Skills and duties

          (i) An employee at this level performs work to the extent of their skills,competence and training. Employees will acquire skills both formal and informal over time and with experience,and will undertake indicative tasks and duties within the scope of skills they possess.
          (ii) An employee at this level may be required to perform a range of duties across the skill streams contained within this award. An employee at this level:

            ●works from instructions and procedures;
            ●assists in the provision of on-the-job training to a limited degree;
            ●co-ordinates work in a team environment or works individually under general supervision;
            ●is responsible for assuring the quality of their own work;

    B.4.2 General/Field Worker level 2 (FW 2)

(a) FW 2 works under limited supervision. A FW 2 will:

          (i) have completed in accordance with RPL principles a Skills Test equivalent to the required competency standards;or
          (ii) have completed relevant structured training equivalent to the required competency standards;or
          (iii) successfully completed formally recognised accredited training so as to enable the employee to perform work within the scope of this level;or
          (iv) obtained skills equivalent to the above gained through work experience subject to competency testing to the prescribed standard.

        (b) Skills and duties

          (i) An employee at this level performs work to the extent of their skills,competence and training. Employees will acquire skills both formal and informal over time and with experience,and will undertake indicative tasks and duties within the scope of skills they possess.
          (ii) An employee at this level may be responsible for the supervision of one or more employees working at FW 1 level.
          (iii) An employee at this level:
          ●assists with the provision of on-the-job training;
          ●assumes responsibility for allocating tasks within the area of the employee’s skill,competence and training;
          ●works from complex instructions and procedures;
          ●co-ordinates work in a team environment or works individually under general supervision;
          ●is responsible for assuring the quality of their work;
          ●works in a safe manner;

        (c) Indicative tasks which an employee at this level may perform include the following:

          ●non-trades maintenance of relevant plant and equipment;
          ●anticipates and plans for constant changes to the work environment.
          ●materials handling;
          ●uses measuring and levelling instruments;
          ●performs basic quality checks on the work of others;

    B.4.3 General/Field Worker level 3 (FW 3)

      (a) A FW 3 works individually or in a team environment in one or more skill streams contained within this award. A CW/FW 3 will:

          (i) have successfully completed a relevant trade apprenticeship or its AQF equivalent;or
          (ii) have successfully completed,in accordance with RPL principles,a Skills Test for this level;or
          (iii) have successfully completed the required competency standards;or
          (iv) obtained skills equivalent to the above gained through work experience subject to competency testing to the prescribed standard,

        any one of which will qualify the employee as a FW 3.
        (b) Skills and duties

          (i) An employee at this level performs work to the extent of their skills,competence and training. Employees will acquire skills both formal and informal over time and with experience,and will undertake indicative tasks and duties within the scope of skills they possess.
          (ii) An employee at this level may be responsible for the supervision of one or more employees working at FW 1 or FW 2 level.
          (iii) An employee at this level:
          ●understands and applies quality control techniques;
          ●exercises discretion within the scope of this grade;
          ●performs work of a trades or non-trades nature which is incidental or peripheral to the employee’s main function and facilitates the completion of the whole task;
          ●is able to inspect products and/or materials for conformity with established operational standards;
          ●assists in the provision of on-the-job training;
          ●performs work under limited supervision either individually or in a team environment.”

B. This determination comes into operation on 1 August 2015.

VICE PRESIDENT

 1  [2015] FWCFB 4960.

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