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Vacancies

BUILDING MAINTENANCE OFFICER
(Part-time up to 0.6 FTE, permanent)

The Shire is seeking a skilled and reliable handyman to perform a wide range of building, maintenance and repair tasks to maintain and improve Shire properties and public facilities. The ideal candidate will be multi-skilled and hold a building trade qualification or have at least 2 years’ work experience in a similar role. Having strong problem-solving skills, an ability to undertake physical tasks and good working knowledge of workplace safety systems and requirements will be highly regarded. Applicants will ideally have their own vehicle and tools, and

Why apply?
It’s a great opportunity for anyone looking for steady employment, a chance to work autonomously with minimal supervision and establish a healthy work-life balance. Some of our benefits include:

  • Task variety and rare opportunity to self-manage work program
  • Above-award wages (up to $70,000 per annum pro rata, plus applicable allowances) to be negotiated
  • Additional allowance provided for employee to use their own tools, equipment and vehicle
  • Housing subsidy for locally based employees living/renting in Mingenew
  • Generous superannuation co-contributions

Please click here to view the  Job Description – Building Maintenance General Hand

In the heart of Wildflower Country, just 30 minutes from the coast and 100km from Geraldton, Mingenew offers a welcoming rural lifestyle with good access to services, a strong local sporting scene and some of the best scenery in the Mid West.

You can apply for either role by submitting your CV and an optional cover letter to ceo@mingenew.wa.gov.au, to the Shire Office at the address below. For more information contact Nils Hay, Chief Executive Officer on (08) 9928 1102.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 28 June 2021.

 

 

LEADING HAND / FINAL TRIM GRADER OPERATOR
(Full-time, permanent)

The Leading Hand Construction Grader Operator will be responsible for the day to day operations of the construction crew and will report directly to the Works Manager. This role allows for a certain amount of autonomy and will be a rewarding opportunity for the right person to build and run a dedicated road construction and maintenance team. It is expected that the candidate has experience in final trim grading in local government and/or the civil construction industry. Applicants must hold a valid Driver’s Licence (HR class minimum).

Why apply?
It’s a great opportunity for anyone looking for steady employment, a chance to work autonomously with minimal supervision and establish a healthy work-life balance. Some of our benefits include:

  • 9-day fortnights
  • Task variety across programs and seasons
  • Overtime opportunities during construction period and security of year-round road maintenance program
  • Above-award wages (up to $64,000 per annum, plus applicable allowances) to be negotiated
  • Subsidised housing is available for the successful candidate who wishes to reside in Mingenew

Please click here to view the Job Description – LH Grader Operator (Final Trim)

In the heart of Wildflower Country, just 30 minutes from the coast and 100km from Geraldton, Mingenew offers a welcoming rural lifestyle with good access to services, a strong local sporting scene and some of the best scenery in the Mid West.

You can apply for either role by submitting your CV and an optional cover letter to ceo@mingenew.wa.gov.au, to the Shire Office at the address below. For more information contact Nils Hay, Chief Executive Officer on (08) 9928 1102.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 28 June 2021.

 

Works General Hand
(full-time, permanent)

We are also seeking a hardworking and reliable individual to join the Shire’s Works Team to support road and asset construction and maintenance activities, including but not limited to: pothole patching, slashing, verge treatments, signage management, traffic control and general labouring tasks. The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to operate well within a team environment, have developed problem solving skills, and show initiative in completing complex tasks.

Why apply?
It’s a great opportunity for anyone looking for steady employment, a chance to work autonomously with minimal supervision and establish a healthy work-life balance. Some of our benefits include:

  • 9-day fortnights
  • Training and development opportunities that can lead to career progression
  • Above-award wages (up to $55,000, plus applicable allowances) to be negotiated
  • Housing subsidy for locally based employees living/renting in Mingenew

Please click here to view the Job Description – Works General Hand

In the heart of Wildflower Country, just 30 minutes from the coast and 100km from Geraldton, Mingenew offers a welcoming rural lifestyle with good access to services, a strong local sporting scene and some of the best scenery in the Mid West.

You can apply for either role by submitting your CV and an optional cover letter to ceo@mingenew.wa.gov.au, to the Shire Office at the address below. For more information contact Nils Hay, Chief Executive Officer on (08) 9928 1102.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 28 June 2021.

 

Casual Pool:

The Shire of Mingenew is looking to establish a Casual Pool of appropriately skilled and experienced individuals that can provide resourcing support to the Shire, as required. The Pool aims to ensure the Shire can respond appropriately to temporary increased service demands, coverage for staff absences or any other temporary staffing needs.

If you have an interest and transferable skills that may enable you to fill any of the following positions we invite you to complete an application form (see below for details):

  • CLEANER
  • ADMINISTRATION / CUSTOMER SERVICE
  • PARKS AND GARDENS
  • ROAD / PLANT OPERATION

Ideally candidates will be locally-based in order to respond to short-notice needs and must an Australian Citizen or be permitted to work in Australia. The Shire encourages people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Please note that a received application does not constitute acceptance to the Pool and there is no guarantee of appointment or specific hours. The Shire will need to undertake appropriate screening and checks before making an appointment. Applicants will be notified regarding their acceptance to the Pool. Prior to commencing employment, as a minimum requirement successful candidates for the Pool may be required to undergo a Pre-Placement Medical and be required to present a current National Police Clearance.

Applicants must complete the provided Application Form and may submit a supporting Resume if available. The Shire may contact you for further information to confirm qualifications/competencies and may contact Referees listed. Further information for applicants regarding the prospective positions can be found in the Position Descriptions available below. Should you require the information to be made available in an alternative format please contact the Shire on 9928 1102.

To apply:

The Application Form and a copy of the Position Description for each role is available below, or from the Shire Administration.

Applications may be submitted via email to ceo@mingenew.wa.gov.au, in person to the Shire Administration at 21 Victoria Street Mingenew, by post to PO Box 120, Mingenew.

Applications may be made at any time, however appointments will be made based upon Applicants that have already met the minimum requirements, availability and suitability (merit-based) for the role.

For further information:

Contact Nils Hay, Chief Executive Officer on (08) 9928 1102 or ceo@mingenew.wa.gov.au

Applications are open on an ongoing basis until further notice.

Casual Position Descriptions:

Application Form:

Click here to download.

We’ll See You In Mingenew!

In the heart of Wildflower Country, just 30 minutes from the coast and 100 km from Geraldton, Mingenew offers a welcoming rural lifestyle with good access to services, a strong local sporting scene and some of the best scenery in the Mid West. We encourage new employees to be part of our community and experience the friendly, safe and community-orientated lifestyle Mingenew offers, by living and working in Mingenew. Incentives may be offered to those looking to relocate here and a range of affordable housing is available. The community offers something for everyone, be it an active, social lifestyle to peaceful, casual living.

Council is committed to working with the community and region to shape opportunities for Mingenew to grow and prosper through the provision of key services that retain and improve the quality of life in Mingenew. Together we will be a place where people are welcomed, can live a healthy life, and where people can reach their potential. Please explore our website further to find out more about the facilities and services available.

Some of the benefits our employees enjoy include:

  • flexible working arrangements and RDOs
  • training and development opportunities, including professional memberships
  • competitive, above-award wages
  • subsidised housing for locally-based employees living/renting in Mingenew
  • generous superannuation co-contributions
  • equal opportunity employer based on the principles of merit and equity
  • promotion of health and well-being
  • diverse range of tasks, duties and responsibilities in a small team environment
  • access to a free Employee Assistance Program

If this sounds like the place for you, you are welcome to send your CV anytime to ceo@mingenew.wa.gov.au.

Inclusive Workforce

The Shire of Mingenew promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. The Shire of Mingenew is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity, fair treatment and non-discrimination for all existing and future employees. To find our more please view the Shire’s Equal Opportunity Policy here.

We welcome applications from potential candidates of all diversity groups, including those with a disability and ask that you outline any potential accommodations we can make to provide a suitable work environment be brought to out attention during the application process.

Strategic Alignment

VISION

Mingenew Shire is a safe, inclusive and connected community with a thriving local economy that provides opportunity for all to succeed.

OUR PURPOSE

We are leaders in delivering services and development opportunities. We balance financial sustainability and community aspirations in partnership with our local community, partners and investors.

WHAT WE VALUE

  • Mingenew is forward thinking, is innovative and leads change for our community, people and industry.
  • We are passionate about our Shire, and strive to create opportunities for people to belong and share this special place.
  • We focus on building and strengthening our relationships with each other and our region as our connections enable us to build our community.
  • We support each other to “have a go” and to use our initiative and drive to create new opportunities and knowledge for our community and other people.
  • We welcome all people of all generations to Mingenew and share our community so that people can belong and feel included and valued.

Other Local Employment Opportunities

Can’t find the job you’re looking for with the Shire of Mingenew? We suggest checking the local jobs board for information on other positions available locally. Click here to view it.