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Position TitleDate AddedClosing Date
Tourism Trainee 11 September 2019 31 October 2019

Tourism Trainee - closing date: 31 October 2019, no later than 4:30pm

• Exciting Career Path Opportunity - Ningaloo Centre
• Temporary Full Time

Launch your career with the Shire of Exmouth through the completion of Certificate III in Tourism. You will receive extensive on the job training across the Ningaloo Centre including Local Government operations. 

The key focus area will be to promote excellence in customer service to ensure visitors to the Ningaloo have a safe and memorable holiday experience through the provision of visitor servicing, visitor attractions, conferencing and administration.

The successful candidate will be energetic and motivated to develop their skills and qualifications through a combination of on-the-job experience in a supportive team environment and formal training, as well as enjoy flexible working conditions.

The start date can be negotiated for the right candidate with an aim to commence mid-January 2020.   This position will work an average of 38 hours per week across 7 days.   This role is temporary for the duration of the traineeship with the potential to lead to full time employment for the right person.   

What you need:

  • Commitment to completion of Certificate III in Tourism
  • A can-do attitude and welcoming smile
  • An interest in the tourism industry
  • Some experience utilising Microsoft Office
  • Some experience communicating with people and/or customers 

What we offer:

  • 5 weeks annual leave
  • Weekend penalty rates
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Additional Superannuation
  • Rates of pay in accordance with the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017, Schedule E & National Training Wage.

Take advantage of this opportunity to work for the Shire that will help you achieve your goals.

How to apply:

Send your resume and a covering letter outlining why you want to undertake the Tourism Traineeship via email: humanresources@exmouth.wa.gov.au.

For any enquires regarding this exciting opportunity call Kathleen, Manager HR & Governance directly on 08 9949 3016 to discuss.   

Applications in Word or PDF should be received no later than 4.30pm, 31 October 2019.


Trainees will be registered with the Department of Training and Workforce Developments (DTWD) Apprenticeship Office.

This registration is facilitated by a Registered Training Organisation.

Eligible trainees cannot be current permanent full time or part time employees of the Shire.

The person employed to undertake the traineeship cannot have been the recipient of a previous traineeship subsidy under the DPIRD Regional Traineeship Grant Program.


The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer.

Cameron Woods

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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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