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Irrigation Technician - closing date extended Monday, 6 March 2023

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking an Irrigation Technician to join the team on a permanent full-time basis. 

Reporting to the Supervisor Civil & Waste Services this role is responsible for the Shire’s irrigation systems across all of its assets including the waste water treatment facility.   

The Irrigation Technician will be involved in a broad range of activities including preventive maintenance, diagnostics, repair of reticulation faults, water sampling and providing regular status reports.  In addition, the role will identify improvements which will assist to maximise the efficient use of water and the irrigation systems.

Ideally the successful candidate will have relevant demonstrated experience in irrigation and a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

If you enjoy working in an outdoor environment and keen to be a key part of the Infrastructure team, we look forward to hearing from you.   

The position is classified as Level 6 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017. 

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, each of the following must be submitted with your job application:

  1. A cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the role.
  2. A current resume 
  3. A completed application form - found within the Employment Information Pack.

Position Download:

Applications in Word or PDF are to be received no later than, 4.30pm

Monday, 6 March 2023 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

For enquiries about this position please contact Murray Swarbrick, Manager Works on (08) 9949 3089.

Ben Lewis        
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have or are able to secure accommodation in Exmouth. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.  

Lifeguard - closing date Monday, 6 March 2023 

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking a Lifeguard to join the team on a casual basis.    

Reporting to the Manager Swimming Pool, this role is responsible for assisting in providing a safe, hygienic and high-quality experience for the patrons of the Paltridge Memorial Swimming Pool.

The successful applicant will be highly motivated and will need to have a current Bronze medallion and Provide First Aid Certificate.   A current lifeguard qualification will be highly regarded.

If you love taking a responsible role within the public swimming pool environment to deliver customer service excellence, it is time to make the change!

The position is classified as Level 3 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017.  Penalty rates apply on weekends and public holidays.  Junior rates may apply.

 

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, each of the following must be submitted with your job application:

  1. A cover letter outlining why you are interested in this role.
  2. A current resume 
  3. A completed application form - found within the Employment Information Pack.

Position Download:

Applications in Word or PDF are to be received no later than, 4.30pm

Monday, 6 March 2023 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

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

Ben Lewis        
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have or are able to secure accommodation in Exmouth.

Engineering Labourers - closing date Monday, 6 March 2023

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking Engineering Labourers to join the team on a permanent full-time basis. 

Reporting to the Supervisor Civil & Waste Services this position is responsible for working within a small team environment to ensure that operations and maintenance activities within the engineering 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 enjoy working in an outdoor environment and contributing towards ensuring a vibrant town we would like to hear from you. 

The position is classified as Level 5 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017. 

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, each of the following must be submitted with your job application:

  1. A cover letter outlining how you meet the requirements of this role.
  2. A current resume 
  3. A completed application form - found within the Employment Information Pack.

Position Download:

Applications in Word or PDF are to be received no later than, 4.30pm

Monday, 6 March 2023 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

For enquiries about this position please contact Mark Webster, Supervisor Civil and Waste on (08) 9949 3090.

Ben Lewis        
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have or are able to secure accommodation in Exmouth.

Waste Site Attendant - closing date Monday, 6 March 2023

 

The Shire of Exmouth is seeking a Waste Site Attendant to join the team on a permanent full-time basis.

We are a vibrant local government with a passion to keep our environment pristine. This role would suit someone who shares our interest in waste management and sustainability.  

Reporting to the Supervisor Civil & Waste, the Waste Site Attendant will be required to promote waste sustainable activities including Recycling, Reuse, Recover and Repair and champion the reduction of waste within the Shire of Exmouth. 

This is a hands-on role which will ensure the day-to-day operations across the Shire’s landfill operations and Bring it Centre.  The role includes the operation of plant and equipment and is responsible for delivering a high level of customer service including receipting of monies for the waste facility in accordance with Shire procedures. 

Demonstrated experience in the operation of heavy plant and machinery in a waste management environment and a current “HR” class driver’s licence will be highly regarded. 

The position is classified as Level 5 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017. 

How to apply:

To be considered for this position, each of the following must be submitted with your job application:

  1. A cover letter outlining why you are interested in this role.
  2. A current resume 
  3. A completed application form - found within the Employment Information Pack.

Position Download:

Applications in Word or PDF are to be received no later than, 4.30pm

Monday, 6 March 2023 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

For enquiries about this position please contact Mark Webster, Supervisor Civil and Waste on (08) 9949 3090.

Ben Lewis        
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER 

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate they have or are able to secure accommodation in Exmouth.

 

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 3000 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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