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Position TitleDate AddedClosing Date
Engineering Labourer 11 September 2020 21 September 2020

Engineering Labourer - closing date: 21 September 2020

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking an Engineering Labourer on a permanent full-time basis. 

Reporting to the Supervisor Civil & Mechanical Services, this role is responsible for working within a small team environment to ensure that operations and maintenance activities mainly within the engineering civil portfolio are delivered in accordance with specifications, plans and safety documentation. 

Ideally the successful candidate will have a Medium Rigid (MR) licence, a minimum of 2 years’ experience on a variety of civil construction machinery, competency tickets for light and heavy plant and experience in handling of horticulture equipment.

If you love working in an outdoor environment to perform key functions within the engineering civil portfolio to a high standard, it is time to make the change!

The position is classified as Level 4 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017.

Due to current border restrictions, only WA applicants will be considered.

How to apply: 

Applications are to include a current resume and a completed application form with a covering letter outlining why you believe you are the best applicant for this role.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Applications in Word or PDF format are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Monday 21 September 2020 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

Please download the employment information pack to obtain full details on the position and how to apply. Alternatively, pick up a printed version from our office in the Ningaloo Centre on Truscott Crescent.

For enquiries about this position please contact Joanne Gordon (Manager Works) on (08) 9949 3083.

Cameron Woods

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer!

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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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