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Working for the Shire of Exmouth

The Shire of Exmouth is a dynamic, progressive organisation with a highly motivated workforce that delivers quality services and facilities to the community.   We employ around 80 staff and provide an exceptional and committed service.  We create an environment where every employee has an opportunity to succeed.

Work/life Balance

  • Flexible working hours with a Rostered Day Off (RDO) agreement available for some departments
  • 5 weeks annual leave per year
  • Personal leave/Parental leave

Health Incentives

  • Discounted Partridge Memorial Swimming Pool pass for permanent full time and part time employees.
  • Access to the Shire’s health and wellbeing program, such as skin checks and flu vaccinations.

Attractive Superannuation

The Shire of Exmouth offers attractive additional superannuation benefits on top of the statutory contribution in accordance with the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017.

Pristine Location

The Shire of Exmouth is situated 1,270 kilometres north of Perth, on the tip of the North West Cape in Western Australia.  Covering 6,504 km2 the district is bordered by the Exmouth Gulf and the pristine Ningaloo Coast World Heritage area.  Exmouth is one of the few areas in Australia that can boast the reef to range experience. 

The Ningaloo region is famous for its pristine beaches perfect for camping, snorkelling, fishing, water sports or simply relaxing and soaking in the superb scenery.  The region offers extraordinary year-round wildlife experiences with whale sharks, humpback whales, turtles, manta rays and much more.

Exmouth town

Exmouth is a small town with a population of approximately 2500 people.    Every year, in the winter months the number of visitors arriving in Exmouth triples the resident population.  

While the town was founded around defence industries, tourism is now the largest industry in the Shire with eco-tourism development experiencing significant growth.

Other industries that contribute significantly to our local economy include defence, government services and industries to support the offshore oil and gas industry, tourism support services such as hospitality and accommodation along with fishing, pastoral, aquaculture, light engineering and construction.

Make a difference

Working for the Shire of Exmouth can give you a sense of satisfaction and provide the opportunity for a diversity of work experience that has a direct effect on your local community and environment.


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