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Online Form - Employment Application - General Hand/Lower Coastal Maintenance Officer

Full Time

The Shire of Gingin is pleased to offer an excellent employment opportunity for a General Hand/Lower Coastal Maintenance Officer to join our Operations & Assets team working in Gingin and the Lower Coastal area of the Shire. This position would ideally suit someone who genuinely enjoys working outdoors and enjoys horticultural pursuits.

The position is well suited to a person coming in at entry level (or who already has some experience) and is looking to develop a career in local government. This position provides an excellent range of both practical and technical skills relating to horticulture and general maintenance.

The primary role is horticultural duties including general maintenance of Council’s reticulation, parks and gardens, reserves, road verges, streets, footpaths, public open spaces, play equipment, buildings and built infrastructure. Additionally the role is required to assist periodically with the construction and maintenance of the road network within the Shire of Gingin.

This position is being offered on the basis of permanent employment within the Local Government Industry Award 2020 for 5 days per week with a salary of $59,639 plus superannuation up to 15%.


Applicants may view a copy of the Position Description here and apply online by completing the below form (all fields are mandatory - see red asterisk).

Please note that when applying you need to upload 2 x documents:

  1. A Cover letter; and
  2. An up to date resume. 

You will note a series of questions have been asked below beneath the generic details required for your application. These questions are to help us to determine how you meet the requirements of the position. Some of them are 'essential' and have been marked with a black asterisk (*) next to the start of each Selection Criteria Point and those without an asterisk are merely 'desirable' attributes that would be favourable to have but are not 100% necessary in order to be the successful candidate.

Please specify how you meet each of these requirements in detail and where possible, provide examples. The Selection Criteria can be found on pages 1-2 of the Position Description. 

Applications close 4pm, Wednesday, 29 September 2021.


  • Genesia Koorasingh, Human Resources Officer – (08) 9575 5124
  • Mikel Haramboure, Executive Manager Operations & Assets – (08) 9575 5120

Note:  Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify your application. 

Aaron Cook

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Shire of Gingin Offices


7 Brockman Street
Gingin WA 6503

T: (08) 9575 5100

F: (08) 9575 2121

E: mail@gingin.wa.gov.au


255 Vins Way
Lancelin WA 6044

T: (08) 9575 5155

F: (08) 9575 2121

E: mail@gingin.wa.gov.au

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