Shire of Ashburton

Senior Governance Officer

Posted: 24 Jun
Closes: 11 Jul


Residential – Onslow | Full time

Starting salary $93,296.08 p.a. negotiable, dependent on skills and experience
Shire provided accommodation and a relocation package may be provided for this position

We have an exciting new opportunity for the role of Senior Governance Officer.

Reporting to the Manager Governance, this position is a service delivery position, responsible for the coordination of office administrative services in Onslow and assisting with the development of governance requirements, whilst contributing to the review and maintenance of local laws and administrative requirements in accordance with Council governance framework.

Our ideal candidate will have previous experience in governance or a similar role, knowledge of Australian governance regulations and legislation and a sound working knowledge and understanding of the operation, role, and decision-making process of Local Government in Western Australia.

This position offers a competitive remuneration package and six weeks’ annual leave. All terms and conditions are as per the Shire of Ashburton Enterprise Agreement 2017.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Jasmine Bray, Manager Governance on 0407 648 441.

Applications must be submitted online via the Shire of Ashburton website: by 9:00 AM Monday 11 July 2022.

Please note: Shortlisting may commence immediately.

The Shire of Ashburton encompasses the towns of Tom Price, Onslow, Paraburdoo and Pannawonica. Our employees enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, set amongst the backdrop of world renowned Karijini National Park and Millstream Chichester National Park with spectacular gorges, deep red earth and are some of the oldest formations in the world and our coastline takes in the Mackerel Islands, with turquoise water and opportunities for best fishing and snorkeling.

The Shire of Ashburton is committed to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from different cultural, gender and age backgrounds to apply.

Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors or Shire Employees will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment. We strongly encourage candidates to apply for a National Police Check upon job application.