employment opportunites


Manager of Works and Services


The Shire of Dumbleyung, located in the heart of the Wheatbelt, is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced person as its next Manager of Works and Services.


The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating the Shire’s road maintenance, road construction and works programs.  The Manager of Works & Services is also responsible for managing the financial performance of the Works & Services section and working with the Senior Management Team to deliver the Council’s Integrated Strategic Plan for the Shire.


To be successful for this position you must possess:


  • Previous experience in a senior management position

  • Proven leadership skills and effective interpersonal skills

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Sound working knowledge of road maintenance and construction methods

  • Practical experience in footpath, drainage and parks and gardens maintenance and construction

  • High level skills in planning and budgeting of projects


Reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, this is a contracted position with a term of up to five years. The package will include a negotiated base salary (up to $100,000 depending on experience) a motor vehicle inclusive of private use, superannuation, utilities allowance, professional membership allowance and a uniform allowance.  Housing options will be discussed with the successful applicant.


An information package can be obtained via the Shires website www.dumbleyung.wa.gov.au/employment-opportunities.  Further information about the position is available by contacting the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Peter Crispin, on (08) 9863 4012 or mobile 0429 634 012.


Applications detailing experience, qualifications and including statements addressing the selection criteria can be emailed to mdavidson@dumbleyung.wa.gov.au or mailed to Shire of Dumbleyung, PO Box 99, Dumbleyung WA 6350, marked Private and Confidential – Manager of Works & Services position. Applications are to be received by 4pm, Friday 17th July 2020.

Admin/Records Officer


The Shire of Dumbleyung, located in the heart of the Wheatbelt, is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to join our close-knit team. We are seeking applications for the following role; 


Administration/Records Officer


This is a new role within the Shire, resulting from some reduction in existing staff hours requiring a redistribution of functions. Possession of suitable experience in similar roles would be advantageous. Local Government experience would also be advantageous but is not essential. Level 4 Local Government Industry Award will apply dependent on experience and qualifications.


Applications must be addressed to the undersigned and provide a current resume and contact details of two work references and a covering letter detailing your interest in the role.


Further information and the position description can be obtained by contacting Diana Marsh at the shire office on 9863 4012 or email dmarsh@dumbleyung.wa.gov.au.

Applications close at 4pm on Thursday 23 July 2020.

Shire of Dumbleyung

Corner Harvey & Dawson Street

PO Box 99

Tel: (08) 9863 4012

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