Positions Vacant

Executive Manager Development & Infrastructure

An exciting and rewarding career opportunity awaits an energetic person to fill a key strategic management role, responsible for a broad range of Shire services.

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is seeking a person to fill the position of Executive Manager Development & Infrastructure.  Key reporting areas and portfolio responsibilities of this position include Infrastructure (Engineering, Parks & Gardens, Fleet Management, Waste Management) and Development Services (Planning, Building Control, Environmental Health), in addition to a leadership role with the executive management team in organisation-wide strategic/integrated planning as well as contributing to the overall governance functions of the organisation.

A total salary package of up to $160,610 will be negotiated with the successful applicant, which includes a salary component of up to $125,000, superannuation, private use of a Council vehicle in accordance with Council Policy and subsidised housing rental of a 3 bedroom house. The extent of salary and salary package to the successful applicant will be dependent upon qualifications, skills and experience. 

The successful applicant will be required to enter into a performance-based contract for a 3-5 year period.

Applicants need to address the Selection Criteria contained in the Information Package which can be downloaded here or can be obtained by emailing careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

Your confidential application, addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown 6255, should reach this office by 8.00am, Tuesday 7 December 2021. Applications will be accepted via email to careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au, via post, or in person to the Shire Administration building located at 1 Steere St, Bridgetown.


Senior Planner

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the role of Senior Planner.

 Under the direction of the Manager Development Services, the position is in charge of Town Planning Services and is to be offered at Level 7.4 of the Local Government Officers’ (WA) Award 2021 and the applicable Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Enterprise Agreement with an annual salary of $80,521.  The position is entitled to four weeks annual leave and up to 13% superannuation in accordance with Council Policy.

Applicants need to address the Selection Criteria contained within the information package which is available here or can be obtained by emailing careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au. Experienced and inexperienced persons with suitable qualifications are encouraged to apply.

Your confidential application should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown 6255. Applications will be accepted via email to careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au, via post, or in person to the Shire Administration building located at 1 Steere St, Bridgetown.

 If you have any queries regarding the position please do not hesitate to contact Leigh Guthridge, Manager Development Services on 9761 0800 or via email to lguthridge@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

NOTE: Applications will be considered as they are received and the Shire reserves the right to close submissions once a suitable candidate or pool is identified. You are therefore encouraged to submit an early application.


Community Development Traineeship (12 months)

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is seeking a determined and positive individual to complete a 12 month full time Local Government Community Development traineeship. On offer is a 12 month traineeship in 2022, with the outcome of a Certificate III in Business Administration BSB30415. The traineeship will be working and trained within the Leisure Centre, Library and Visitors Centre.

The position commencing on Tuesday 4 January 2022, will offer exceptional training opportunities and will require you to have completed Year 12 in 2021 and be:

  • Customer focused
  • A team player
  • A keen learner
  • Responsible and reliable

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria contained in the Employment Package available here or via email careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au. Your confidential application, addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown 6255, should reach this office by 4.30pm on Friday 26 November 2021.


Customer Service/Admin Officer Traineeship (12 months)

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is seeking a determined and positive individual to complete a 12 month full time Local Government Customer Service/Administration Officer Traineeship. The successful applicant will be required to compete a Certificate II or III in Business Administration.

The position commencing on 13 December 2021 will offer exceptional training opportunities and will require you to be a school leaver who has completed Year 11 or 12 in 2021 and be:

  • Customer focused
  • A team player
  • A keen learner
  • Responsible and reliable

Applicants must address the Selection Criteria contained in the Employment Package available here or via email careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au. Your confidential application, addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown 6255, should reach this office by 4.30pm on Friday 26 November 2021.


General Hand - Works 

Applications are sought from suitably enthusiastic persons for the position of General Hand in the Works & Services Department.  Applicants will ideally have experience in the operation and maintenance of the range of plant and machinery items typically used by regional Local Government organisations.

 The position is full time and salary is in accordance with the Level 4 of the Municipal Employees (Western Australia) Award 2021 and the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Outside Works Staff Enterprise Agreement 2019 at an hourly rate of $31.5561.

 Working hours are 76 per nine day fortnight from 6.30am to 3.30pm for 8 days and 6.30am to 3.00pm on the ninth day. The rostered day off is to be taken every second Monday. By agreement, the summertime start may be moved forward to 6.00am.

If you want to be a part of a diverse and progressive team, applicants will need to address the Selection Criteria in the information package which is available here or via emailing careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au.

Your confidential application should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown 6255. Applications will be accepted via email to careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au, via post, or in person to the Shire Administration building located at 1 Steere St, Bridgetown.

NOTE: Applications are considered as they are received and the Shire reserves the right to close the advert once a suitable candidate or pool is identified. You are therefore encouraged to submit an early application.

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