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Online Form - Employment Application - Governance Support Officer

(Permanent Part Time – 0.6 FTE)

The Shire of Gingin is offering an opportunity for a highly motivated and skilled person to take on the position of Governance Support Officer. This position will require someone to spend 3 days per week in Governance which provides support with the management of corporate governance matters with key responsibilities in administering the processes, legislative requirements and policy positions of Council. The position requires the incumbent to apply their research, problem solving and interpersonal skills to facilitate positive responses to key activities and processes required of the role to achieve Council objectives. A high level of confidentiality and professionalism is required.

This position is being offered on the basis of permanent part time employment within Band 4 of the LGIA 2020 and offers a salary of $56,044 - $58,932 per annum (pro-rata for part-time), dependant on experience and level of skill, plus superannuation up to 15%.


Applicants may view a copy of the Position Description here and either apply online (see below) or in writing to mail@gingin.wa.gov.au or via post to Mr Aaron Cook, Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Gingin, PO Box 510, Gingin WA 6503 and marked “Private & Confidential”. 

Please note that when applying you need to submit 3 x documents:

  1. A Cover letter;
  2. A up-to-date resume; and
  3. A document (up to a maximum of 3 pages) addressing the Selection Criteria (refer pages 1-2 of the Positon Description). 

Applications close 4pm, Monday, 8 August 2021.

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. 


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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