Current Vacancies

Administration / Finance Officer (Permanent Part-time 0.6 FTE)

The Shire of Mingenew is seeking an enthusiastic and organised individual to join the Finance and Administration Team. The ideal candidate will have a positive approach to dealing with customers and great customer service skills, balanced with experience in finance and administration.

Reporting to the Finance and Administration Manager, this position is responsible for the successful management and delivery of the Shire’s sundry debtors, transactional banking and payroll functions, as well as providing customer service support as required.

Working hours are flexible and remuneration is negotiable, starting from $44,860 per annum (pro rata), plus up to 14.5% superannuation, leave loading and training and development opportunities, dependent on upon skills and experience. The successful candidate, should they reside in Mingenew, will also be eligible for subsidised accommodation.

Located in Wildflower Country, in WA’s beautiful Midwest, the Shire of Mingenew offers a relaxing and safe rural lifestyle within easy reach of the regional city of Geraldton and the coast. A welcoming place with a strong sense of community, Mingenew boasts great amenities – including numerous sporting clubs, community groups, services and a well-earned feeling of local pride.

Applications for this role close at 4:30pm on Monday 10 February 2020, but promising applicants may be interviewed prior to this closing date.

Apply directly to the Shire using the details below. Selection criteria must be addressed and can be found in the Position Description – Administration Finance Officer


Applications may be submitted via email to, in person to the Shire Administration at 21 Victoria Street Mingenew, or by post to PO Box 120, Mingenew.

Late applications will not be accepted.

For further information:

Contact Jeremy Clapham, Finance and Administration Manager on (08) 9928 1102 or

Applications Close: 4:30pm on Monday 10 February 2020.


Why we should 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.

For anyone interested in living and working in Mingenew, we enjoy a collaborative work environment that is complemented by a safe, inclusive and connected community. 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


Strategic Alignment


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


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.


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.