Shire of West Arthur

Employment Opportunities 


Manager of Works and Services

Responsible for ensuring the Shire’s road network and public facilities are maintained to a high standard, the successful applicant will be required to develop and implement the annual works program and oversee all infrastructure asset management including capital works and maintenance.

A three to five year performance based contract is offered. Salary and benefits are subject to negotiation but include:

  • 9 day fortnight.
  • 4 x 2 house with large shed.
  • Cash component up to $110,000 per annum.
  • Private use of vehicle.
  • Up to 11% superannuation.
  • Professional development.
  • Relocation expenses.

 The Shire of West Arthur is located in the far south west of the wheatbelt region. It is administered from the town of Darkan which is 200km south of Perth and 115km east of Bunbury.

Applications are to be submitted to shire@westathur.wa.gov.au and will close at 9am on Monday 19 April, however applicants are encouraged to submit their application as soon as possible as applications will be assessed as they are received. Further information is available here

Construction Grader Driver

The Shire is seeking an experienced grader operator with knowledge of road construction.

The salary will be negotiated depending on the level of experience. Other benefits include the opportunity for overtime, 9 day fortnight, industry allowance and up to 11% super. Subsidised staff housing may be available for this position. A housing allowance of $60 per week is offered where not residing in staff housing.

For a confidential discussion about the position, please call Works Manager on 0427 362 214. 

Applications should include a completed application for employment form from the Shire website or a resume including the contact details of two recent work related referees. There is no closing date for this position.

 Further information is available from the Shire’s the applicant information available here

Employment Application Form

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