The Shire, as a part of its vision, is committed to providing Equal Employment Opportunities.

All current vacancies are listed in this area as well as advertised in the press.  Application information can be downloaded by clicking on the position you are interested in. Alternatively you can contact the person who is listed for the vacancy for further information.

Position Description

The position description provides you with information about the job, including the purpose of the position, reporting relationships, duties/responsibilities, delegations/accountability and a list of key skills, knowledge and abilities required to perform the position. This is for your information only, and whilst all selection criteria may be assessed during the recruitment process, applicants are advised that they ONLY need to address the requested criteria listed in the application form.

Application form and how to respond to selection criteria

An Application form must be completed, signed and submitted with your application.  Applicants must respond to all of the key selection criterion required within the application form in order to be considered for the role.

The selection criteria are those skills, abilities, experience, knowledge and qualifications defined in the Position Description as important to ensure the functions of the position are effectively and efficiently performed.  The selection criterion is the basis for which a selection panel shortlists and selects which applicants are to be interviewed.

Applicants must respond to the criterion requested in the application form.  Wherever possible provide examples of your work performance in your responses to the selection criteria, do not simply state that you meet the selection criteria.  In order to adequately address each selection criterion, and therefore increase your chances of securing an interview, it is suggested applicants follow the S.A.O (Situation, Action, Outcome) guideline in each specific criteria. That is, describe a Situation that you have experienced (relevant to the selection criteria), then write about the Action you performed to address this requirement and then describe the Outcome of what you achieved as a result of your action and involvement.

As it is not always possible to interview all applicants, only those who best meet the selection criteria will be short listed for an interview.  If your application does not address each of the selection criteria required, it is unlikely that you will be short listed for an interview.

What to include in your application

Please be aware for your application to be considered, ALL of the following documentation must be submitted:

  • Application for Employment with selection criteria addressed
  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Copies of relevant qualifications

How to send in your application

Post     Human Resources, Shire of Augusta Margaret River,PO Box 61, Margaret River  WA  6285



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Job title
Coordinator Works (HR 28/20)
(HR 28/20)
Employment Type
Permanent Full Time

Coordinator Works (HR 28/20)
Continuing, Full-Time 76 hours/ fortnight
EA Level 8 ($82,289 - $89,072 per annum)

We have an exciting career opportunity for a Coordinator Works to assist the Manager Works with all areas of construction.  This position is responsible for managing construction projects, coordinating construction staff activities; ensuring that construction programs are carried out to meet budgets and deadlines; and managing the after-hours on call emergency services.  Supervising Leading Hands to ensure the integration of construction operations; managing and reviewing operational plans; and liaising with utility authorities, developers, contractors and the public on matters relating to Works within the Shire are also aspects of the role.

You will possess a tertiary qualification in Civil Engineering/ similar; or another related/ lesser qualification with equivalent extensive experience and considerable technical skills gained within a Construction environment.  Demonstrated experience in coordinating works construction programs including survey, minor design, road construction, drainage, civil structures and proven ability to resolve complex operational issues relating to the delivery of civil construction projects are essential.    Proven project management skills from a civil construction/ maintenance background are fundamental.  Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to provide professional advice to a variety of stakeholders are required. 

If you’re looking for a new challenge within Works, please apply now.  We look forward to receiving your application.

Applications Close:     Wednesday, 22nd January 2020 at 4:00pm
For Job Information:   Please contact Grant Gordon-Kirby on 9780 5649
To Apply:                       Please apply online or email your completed application to

Position Description Coordinator Works
Application Form with Selection Criteria

Stephanie Addison-Brown, CEO

Date posted
08 Jan 2020
Closing date
22 Jan 2020
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  2. Please ensure you attach your application form and selection criteria together in a single Word or PDF document

  3. Please ensure you attach a covering letter

  4. Please ensure you attach your resume/CV

  5. Optionally, attach any other documents that support your application

  6. Declaration*

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