The Shire of Brookton is seeking a Leading Hand Grader Operator with final trim capabilities to join our Works Crew;. 

Ideally the successful candidate will possess the following:

  • Strong written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills
  • Experience in employee and contractor supervision
  • Experience as a final grader operator (5 years desirable)
  • Experience operating various machines including Loader, Skid Steer and Back Hoe

The rate of pay is in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2010 Level 7 and Council Policy, $56,000 to $65,000 per annum dependent of experience. 

The Shire Works crew operate on a 76 hour, nine day fortnight basis.

All applications must be submitted via www.seek.com.au and include a resume and cover letter. 

An application package is available here

Enquiries concerning the position should be directed to the Manager of Infrastructure and Regulatory Services, Steve Thomson on 0418 422 498.

Application will be received until 9am on Thursday 24th January 2019.

The Shire of Brookton is an equal employer committee to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment.

Please note that canvassing of Councillors will automatically disqualify applicants. 


The Shire of Brookton are in search of people who would like to join the Shire as casual administration/customer service officers.

We are looking for people who can provide high levels of administration & customer service to all our residents and visitors to the Shire.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Wide range of administration duties and responsibilities to ensure the smooth running of the Customer Service front desk.
  • You will play the vital role of being the first point of contact for anyone visiting the Admin Centre or making telephone contact. High level customer interaction skills are essential.
  • You will be responding to questions and queries across a wide range of Council services.
  • You will offer a wide range of administrative support to the Shire such as receipting, issuing forms, assisting with information and so on.
  • You will maintain systems and processes for all administrative functions at the Shire.
  • Perform ad hoc duties and responsibilities as and when required.

What we expect from you:

  • Previous administrative or customer services experience would be advantageous but not essential (training will be provided)
  • A proficiency with computers including emails and MS Office.
  • Personable, enthusiastic and friendly phone manner
  • Attention to detail and an understanding of the importance of great customer service
  • Strong time management skills
  • The ability to work as a team player
  • Excellent organisational and communication skills
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Reliable and have a mature outlook to deal with fast-paced, quick changing and at times, stressful environment.
  • Flexibility in being able to work at short notice and on any day of the week

All applicants must be willing to obtain a police clearance certificate and undergo a pre-employment medical.

The position is CASUAL and it is expected that suitably trained people would be called in to cover for staff leave, sick days and so on.

Please note this is not a permanent position and there is no guarantee of regular work.

Rates: $25 - $30 per hour (all inclusive) depending upon skills and qualifications.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please compete the EOI form available here and return it to the Shire. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, so there is NO closing date, either via mail@brookton.wa.gov.au or hand deliver your Expression of Interest to the Office Administration Office at 14 White Street, Brookton during normal office hours.