Employment

 Current vacancies

Position TitleDate AddedClosing Date
Engineering Labourer 7 January 2021 21 January 2021
Tourism Trainee 6 January 2021 5 February 2021
Manager Finance 12 January 2021 10 February 2021

Engineering Labourer - closing date: 21 January 2021

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.

 

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.

Applications in Word or PDF format are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Thursday 21 January 2021 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
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer

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Tourism Trainee - closing date: 5 February 2021

Temporary Full Time (approx. 18 months)

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 in early March 2021.   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: 

Applications are to include a current resume and a completed application form with a covering letter outlining why you want to undertake the Tourism Traineeship.

Applications in Word or PDF format are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Friday 5 February 2021 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 Kathleen Fish (Manager HR & Governance) on (08) 9949 3016.

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.

Cameron Woods
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

The Shire of Exmouth is an equal opportunity employer

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Manager Finance - closing date: 10 February 2021

The Shire of Exmouth (Shire) has an exciting opportunity for a Manager Finance to join our Corporate Services team.

Reporting to the Executive Manager Corporate Services, this senior leadership position will be accountable for the delivery of a range of corporate services functions and will assist with the management of the Shire’s financial statements and reporting requirements.

The role may include, but will not be limited to provision of the finance function, which includes payroll, accounts payable/receivable, management of rates, financial statements, budget and management reporting within the Shire.

The successful applicant will possess a tertiary qualification in accounting, finance or commerce with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar role.

A membership of a recognised professional body of accountants and previous experience in Local Government will be highly regarded.

If you want to be part of the Shire’s senior leadership team and mentoring a team of finance officers promoting a strong team culture and skills development, we want to hear from you!

The Manager Finance role will be offered to the successful candidate on a full-time basis and is classified as Level 11 under the Shire of Exmouth Enterprise Agreement 2017.

The position attracts a rostered day off on the basis of a 19-day month and is entitled to a Shire housing allowance and attractive Superannuation benefits. Relocation assistance may be considered for the right candidate in accordance with Council policy.

 

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.

Applications in Word or PDF format are to be received no later than 4.30pm, Wednesday 10 February 2021 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 Gollie Coetzee (Executive Manager Corporate Services) on (08) 9949 3000.

Cameron Woods
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER

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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