Shire of West Arthur

Employment Opportunities 


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

Administration Employment Opportunity - 12 to 18 Month Traineeship or Temporary Administration Officer

Expressions of interest are invited from persons interested in a traineeship with our administration team commencing between May and September 2021.

As first point of contact for our customers, the person will be responsible for answering incoming calls, attending to customer enquiries, receipting, and police licensing. Additionally the officer will assist with governance and day to day administration matters including processing mail and emails, compiling reports and agendas, managing the Shire’s website, record keeping, and other general office duties.

Alternatively, a temporary administration officer appointment may be considered for a person who already has relevant experience or qualifications.

For further information, please contact Melinda King or Maxine McKenzie at the Shire Office 9736 2222.

Employment Application Form

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