Employment

 Current vacancies

Position TitleDate AddedClosing Date
Coordinator Ningaloo Visitor Centre 19 July 2019 5 August 2019
Manager Ningaloo Centre 5 July 2019 31 July 2019

Communications and Media Liaison Officer

17 July 2019 31 July 2019
Manager Community Sport and Recreation 16 July 2019 30 July 2019

Coordinator Ningaloo Visitor Centre - closing date: 5 August 2019, no later than 4:30pm

The Shire of Exmouth has an exciting opportunity for a hands-on visitor services specialist in one of Australia’s most iconic tourism destinations.

Seeking a self-driven highly motivated customer services expert to oversee the day-to-day activities of the Ningaloo Centre visitor services and its related business activities including the Ningaloo Aquarium and Discovery Centre, Conference Centre and Visitor Centre.

The Coordinator Ningaloo Visitor Centre position will be offered to the successful candidate on a full time basis.

Reporting to the Manager Ningaloo Centre this leadership role will assist delivering world class visitor experiences via the hands-on coordination of the Ningaloo Visitor Centre.

The successful applicant will need to possess an understanding of the tourism industry and the day to day operation of visitor centres or previous experience within high level customer service and retail operations.

This role requires demonstrated excellent interpersonal and communication skills, as well as a high developed computer literacy with a strong understanding on the application of new technologies within the global tourism industry.

If you love delivering visitor experience excellence and enjoy living in a World Heritage Listed Estate with a dynamic employer it’s time to make the change!

The position is classified as Level 7 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017.

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

We can only accept applications in Word or PDF format.

Applications are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Monday 5 August 2019 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

Please visit www.exmouth.wa.gov.au to obtain full details on the position and how to apply. Alternatively, pick up an employment information pack from our office in the Ningaloo Centre at 2 Truscott Crescent. If you have not received an acknowledgement receipt of your application within three (3) working days please contact the Shire on (08) 9949 3000.

For enquiries about this position please contact Matthew Bird (Executive Manager Commercial and Community) on (08) 9949 3015.

 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Cameron Woods
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Manager Ningaloo Centre - closing date: 31 July 2019, no later than 4:30pm

A rare and exciting opportunity to shape the future of tourism in one of Australia’s iconic tourism destinations. There is only one Ningaloo, Australia’s largest and most accessible fringing reef and home to the annual swimming with whaleshark industry.

Seeking a high energy tourism expert to oversee the multiple business streams of visitor attraction, information centre, and meetings and conference venues. The successful candidate will establish and drive a team culture of customer service excellence. This position is integral to the Shire of Exmouth’s Business and Economic Development activities and requires a suitable qualified and experienced individual who is at the top of the tourism industry.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Commercial and Community this leadership role will deliver world class visitor experiences via the hands on management of the Ningaloo Centre.

The successful applicant will need to possess tertiary qualifications in one or more of Business, Tourism, Hospitality, Venue Management or Information Technology and/or relevant experience within these fields. This role requires the demonstrated experience in managing one or more of visitor centres, meetings and conference venues and visitor attraction businesses with a strong focus on the application of new technologies. Strong commercial acumen and demonstrated experience in managing high performance and outcome oriented teams are essential within this position.

This position will be offered to the successful candidate on a full time basis for a three (3) to five (5) year period. Depending on skills and experience the salary range for this position is between $100,000 - $150,000 p.a. including Shire housing, vehicle and attractive Superannuation benefits. Relocation assistance may be considered for the right candidate in accordance with Council policy.

Applications are to include a resume, completed application form and a covering letter demonstrating your ability to meet the mandatory, essential and desirable criteria as stated in the Position Description under ‘Qualifications and Work Experience’. Your letter should clearly state each criterion as a heading with a response outlining your relevant experience and how it will enable you to execute the accountabilities of the role. Applicants who do not address selection criteria may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. We can only accept applications in Word or PDF format.

Applications are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Wednesday 31 July 2019 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

Please visit www.exmouth.wa.gov.au to obtain full details on the position and how to apply. Alternatively, pick up an employment information pack from our office in the Ningaloo Centre at 2 Truscott Crescent. If you have not received an acknowledgement receipt of your application within three (3) working days please contact the Shire on (08) 9949 3000.

For enquiries about this position please contact Matthew Bird (Executive Manager Commercial and Community) on (08) 9949 3015.

 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Cameron Woods
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Communications and Media Liaison Officer - closing date: 31 July 2019, no later than 4:30pm

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking a Communications and Media Liaison Officer on a part time basis.

This is a permanent position which will be offered to the successful candidate with a minimum of 50 hours a fortnight. Flexible working hours can be arranged to suit your needs!

Reporting to the CEO, this role will play a lead role in the development, implementation and evaluation of high quality communications and public relations strategies and activities to ensure effective internal and external communications.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in journalism, public relations or communications and experience with media releases or in a communications/media relations role and be looking to take the next step in their career with local government.

If you love analytical and creative content creation and having a flexible work schedule with a dynamic employer it’s time to make the change!

The position is classified as a Level 6 or 7 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017, depending on the successful applicant’s qualifications and experience.

Applications are to include a resume, completed application form and a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you believe you are the best applicant for this role. We can only accept applications in Word or PDF format. 

Applications are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Wednesday 31 July 2019 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

Please visit www.exmouth.wa.gov.au to obtain full details on the position and how to apply. Alternatively, pick up an employment information pack from our office in the Ningaloo Centre at 2 Truscott Crescent. If you have not received an acknowledgement receipt of your application within three (3) working days please contact the Shire on (08) 9949 3000.

For enquiries about this position please contact the Shire on (08) 9949 3000.

 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Cameron Woods
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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Manager Community Sport and Recreation - closing date: 30 July 2019, no later than 4:30pm

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking a Manager Community Sport and Recreation on a permanent full time basis to support the development of local community and sporting groups, as well as to deliver community programs and events.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Commercial and Community this leadership role will oversee the management of the community services team who are responsible for the planning and coordination of the Shire’s community, sport and recreation facilities and programs.

Ideally the successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Sport and Recreation or Community Development and experience in club development or in a community development role and be looking to take the next step in their career with local government.

If you love making a difference to regional communities and enjoy living in a World Heritage Listed Estate with a dynamic employer it’s time to make the change!

Remuneration Package

Salary Component                                                     $   78,721

Superannuation National Guarantee (9.5%)              $     7,478

Superannuation Council Scheme (5%*)                     $     3,936

*subject to employee contributing minimum 5%

Shire Housing (value)**                                              $   15,600

TOTAL                                                                         $ 105,736

** provided at a heavily subsidised rate, Employee pays $100 rent per week, in accordance with Council policy

 

The position is classified as Level 9 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017 and relocation assistance may be considered for the right candidate in accordance with Council policy.

Applications are to include a resume, completed application form and a covering letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you believe you are the best applicant for this role. We can only accept applications in Word or PDF format.

Applications are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Tuesday 30 July 2019 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

Please visit www.exmouth.wa.gov.au to obtain full details on the position and how to apply. Alternatively, pick up an employment information pack from our office in the Ningaloo Centre at 2 Truscott Crescent. If you have not received an acknowledgement receipt of your application within three (3) working days please contact the Shire on (08) 9949 3000.

For enquiries about this position please contact Matthew Bird (Executive Manager Commercial and Community) on (08) 9949 3015.

 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Cameron Woods
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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 Why work for the Shire?

The Shire of Exmouth is a dynamic, progressive organisation with a highly motivated workforce that deliver quality services and facilities to the community. Come and work for us and realise your full potential.

Work/life balance

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

Attractive Superannuation

Additional superannuation on top of the statutory contribution in accordance with the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017.

Pristine Location

Magnificent landscapes, pristine beaches and nature in all its glory, both in the water and on dry land Exmouth, Western Australia situated on the North West Cape is the gateway to Ningaloo Reef. Exmouth diversity offers access to the rugged beauty of the Cape Range National Park contrasted with the aquatic splendour of the world renowned Ningaloo Marine Park.

The North West Cape covers a huge area with the Ningaloo Reef stretching 260 km from slightly north of Exmouth to Amherst Point, south of Coral Bay. Exmouth is a small town of approximately 2500 people and is situated 1270 km north of Perth. 

Make a difference

Working with your local Council can give you a sense of satisfaction that may not be found in the private sector. The work that you do has a direct effect on your local community and environment.

 

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