Employment Opportunities

The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu is committed to building the best team to support our community to achieve the outcomes set out in the Strategic Community Plan. The Shire of Wongan-Ballidu is not only a great place to work but also a great place to live boasting an amazing country lifestyle with being only a short distance from Perth. 

We are dedicated to developing an equitable and diverse workforce that is representative of the community at all levels of employment and which enables employees to combine work and life responsibilities.

We encourage women, men, Indigenous Australians, young people, people with a disability, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions at the Shire.

Benefits to working for the Shire

Hours of Work

Varies depending on the position held.  Most office employees work Monday to Friday,  full time - 76 hours per fortnight with the hours 8.30-4.30pm. 

Up to 17% Superannuation (combined contribution)

As well as the required 11% superannuation (from 1/7/23) contributions the Shire is required to make on behalf of its employees, contributions made by the employee to their own Superannuation Plan will be matched by the Shire up to a maximum of 6%.

Annual Leave - 17.5% Leave Loading

Four weeks annual leave after 12 months’ service and two picnic days (2nd January and the Tuesday following Easter).

13 Weeks Long Service Leave

All permanent employees of the Shire are entitled to 13 weeks long service leave after completing 10 continuous years’ service in Local Government.  Long service leave accruals are transferable between all local government authorities in Western Australia.

Personal Leave

Personal/carer’s and bereavement leave is as per the National Employment Standards. Employees are afforded an additional 4 health and well-being days. 

Employees Training and Development Opportunities

To maximise the potential and skills of its employees, the Shire is committed to supporting employees’ training and education and providing professional development opportunities to employees as appropriate.

Employee Assistance Programme

Free counselling service available to all employees.

Free Parking

The Shire has free on-site parking facilities for all employees.

Free Flu Vaccinations

All employees are offered a free flu vaccination once a year. 

Current Vacancies

Employment Opportunities
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Deputy Chief Executive Officer 13/06/2024 10/07/2024 04:00 PM