Employment

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We’re always looking for passionate individuals who want to contribute to the betterment of our region. We aim to have a workforce that reflects the diversity of our community and encourages people of all ages, Indigenous Australians, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and people with disability to apply for opportunities within our organisation.

Join us in making a positive difference in Exmouth and beyond!

Current vacancies

Engineering Labourers (Pool)

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

Reporting to the Supervisor Works 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 of 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 

Position Download:

Applications in Word or PDF are to be received to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

For enquiries about this position please contact Murray Swarbrick, Manager Works (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.

The Shire reserves the right to appoint candidates at any time under this pool. 

Waste Site Attendant (Pool)

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 for keeping our environment pristine. This role would suit someone who shares our interest in waste management and sustainability.  

Reporting to the Supervisor Works Site Attendant will be required to promote waste-sustainable activities including Recycling, Reuse, Recovery and Repair and champion the reduction of waste within the Shire of Exmouth. 

This is a hands-on role that 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 

Position Download:

Applications in Word or PDF are to be received to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office.

For enquiries about this position please contact Murray Swarbrick, Manager Works (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.

The Shire reserves the right to appoint candidates at any time under this pool. 

Aviation Officers - (Pool)

Learmonth Airport is currently undergoing a significant ramp-up of the RPT and helicopter services to support the oil and gas industry. The Shire has a number of vacancies to fill the position of Aviation Officer. The position will be considered on a full-time, part-time casual subject to resourcing, scheduling and rostering.

The is a hands-on role at Learmonth Airport performing security functions which may include, but are not limited to maintaining secure areas, advising airport users of correct security procedures and screening of passenger baggage in accordance with Aviation regulations.

The Aviation Officer role will suit local candidates that have a strong customer service background, ability to follow procedures, excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment.

If you are keen to start your career in aviation in this period of significant ramp-up, we encourage you to apply now. All training is provided.
Candidates must be able to meet the following requirements which include, but are not limited to:

• Ability to obtain and hold an Aviation Security Identification Card (ASIC);

• Ability to obtain Certificate II in Aviation Transport Protection or equivalent qualification; and

• Ability to obtain a qualification in Dangerous Goods awareness.

The position is classified as Level 5 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017. Weekend and public holiday work will be required and attract penalty rates. In addition, a Learmonth Airport Industry Allowance will apply based on a range of skills and competencies.

How to apply:
Access a full job description and employment pack below. Applications must be submitted in Word or PDF format or to exmouthjobs@senserecruitment.com.au.

For enquiries about the position contact the Airport Operations Manager on mobile 0427 744 153.

Position Download:

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

EOI - Ranger

Working with the Shire
Join our vibrant and thriving community in the stunning region of Exmouth, Western Australia. Enjoy the benefits of living in this unique area, including its breathtaking natural surroundings, a supportive community, and a fulfilling work-life balance. Join us today and make a positive impact on our community's growth, environmental preservation and social development.

The Role
Reporting to the Manager Community Emergency Services the Ranger will provide high quality customer service to the Shire’s residents and visitors while enforcing statutory requirements to achieve compliance with various Acts, Local Laws and Council Policies, whilst also taking a proactive role in educating the community.

Responsibilities
The Ranger will also be accountable for the following activities:
• To provide the Shire of Exmouth community and visitors with a high quality, community focused Ranger Service achieving positive community outcomes.
• To provide education and enforcement of relevant State legislation and the Shire of Exmouth Local Laws, Policies and Procedures.

Qualifications and Skills
• The Ranger will participate in the development and delivery of community education and awareness so should have excellent communication skills and be able to demonstrate competency in investigative skills around ranger related legislation.
• Ideally, the successful applicant will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in Ranger Services, compliance enforcement or a related field and completion of Regulatory Officer and Compliance Skills 1 and 2 (or a substantial progression of relevant studies).
• Qualifications in Emergency Management or similar will be highly regarded.
• A current “C” class driver’s licence and the ability to work over peak periods including school holidays in addition to some weekend and public holiday work.

How to apply
Access the full job description and application form below. Submit your application from and resume, along with a cover letter in Word or PDF format outlining how your skills and experiences align with the role, to exmouthjobs@senserecruitment.com.au. For inquiries regarding this position, please contact Zuné Pallister at Sense Recruitment on 08 9481 8111.

Position Download:

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

Coordinator Contracts

Working with the Shire
The Shire of Exmouth is seeking a dedicated and driven Coordinator Contracts to join our team on a full-time basis.

The Role
Reporting to the Manager Finance, the Coordinator Contracts is responsible for the coordination and management of contracts critical to the efficient operation of the Shire, with responsibility for orchestrating the tendering process administration, evaluating tender submissions, and conducting negotiations for procurements of low to medium risk. This role also manages the Shire’s leasing portfolio.

Responsibilities
The Coordinator Contracts will also be accountable for the following activities:

  • Oversee the entire lifecycle of contracts, from procurement to completion including, monitoring contract performance and compliance.
  • Coordinate tendering processes, including preparation of tender documentation, evaluation of bids, and contract award recommendations to deliver defensible and compliance value for money outcomes.
  • Engage in negotiations with contractors and suppliers to achieve favourable terms and conditions for the Shire.
  • Assist in budget preparation related to contracts and monitor expenditure to ensure alignment within plans.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and recommend process improvements for contract management efficiency.
  • Administer the Shire’s commercial and community leasing and MoU portfolio, including but not limited to liaising with lessees regarding condition breaches and negotiating new lease/licence agreements.
  • Implement and maintain controls through which compliance with lease agreements are monitored and reported, as well as through which lease agreement reviews are conducted and implemented.

Qualifications and Skills

To be successful in this role you will have a diploma in Business Management, Contract Law, Procurement or demonstrated experience within similar roles. You will possess a good understanding of contract law and procurement principles, as well as excellent negotiation and communication skills. You will also be able to demonstrate sound analytical and investigative skills, including the ability to research and evaluate complex issues in relation to sale and procurement matters, identify relevant outcomes, and provide recommendations and advice. This will be a busy role, and you will need
the ability to manage multiple contracts simultaneously and prioritise tasks effectively while maintaining attention to detail.

Note: If you are not sure you meet all the requirements of the role, reach out to Robert Koelbel (Manager Finance) on 9949 3000 for a confidential discussion.

Benefits

This role comes with the following benefits: Up to 21% superannuation (includes a co-contribution by you), subsidised housing or housing allowance, eligibility for long service leave, uniform allowance, employee assistance program and other well-being services, regular RDOs and 5 weeks annual leave.


How to apply
Access the full job description and application form below. Your resume, cover letter and application form are to be submitted in Word or PDF format no later than Monday, 22 April 2024 to humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au or to the Shire of Exmouth office. For enquiries regarding this position, please contact Robert Koelbel, Manager Finance on (08) 9949 3000.

Position Download:

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

 

 


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