Customer Service and Records Officer

(Full Time)

Due to internal promotion, the Shire of Wyalkatchem has developed an exciting new role and seeks a suitably enthusiastic and qualified person to fill the position of Customer Service and Records Officer.

Reporting to the Manager of Corporate Services, key reporting areas and portfolio responsibilities of this position include; corporate finance, customer services, information technology, payroll, debtors.

Applicants will

  • Provide efficient and effective delivery of quality customer service to meet the expectations of the Council and the needs of the Community;
  • Work closely with the Manager Corporate Services in the day to day management of the Council’s Receipting and Record Management System, in accordance with statutory requirements and Council Policy;
  • Facilitate effective and efficient operation of Council’s Records Management Systems which ensures that Council’s records are secure, appropriately maintained, readily accessible and meet statutory and regulatory requirements;
  • Coordinate community functions and events and assist with the delivery of community programs.

Employment conditions in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2010, level 3.

This package includes a competitive superannuation scheme and Wyalkatchem allowances.

Candidates wanting to take the next step in their career are encouraged to contact Governance Executive Officer Stephanie Elvidge on 08 9681 1166 during office hours.

The Position Description can be obtained by clicking here and candidates are encourage to review this document before applying for the position.

Applicants are requested to submit written applications in a sealed enveloped marked “Private and Confidential – Customer Service and Records Officer” and addressed to:

Governance Executive Officer

Shire of Wyalkatchem

P O Box 224

Wyalkatchem WA 6485 or email to admin2@wyalkatchem.wa.gov.au

Applications close at 4.00pm, Friday 2 October 2020

The Shire of Wyalkatchem is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Stephen Tindale

Acting Chief Executive Officer





Wyalkatchem is a small Wheatbelt community located within two hour’s drive of the Perth metropolitan area. With an area of 1,743 square km, a local roads network of 682km and a population of approximately 516; the local economy is driven by agriculture, with wheat and sheep dominating. The town has all the essential services including a resident doctor and medical centre, a district hospital and high school, community resource centre, Police, St John Ambulance and Volunteer Fire Brigades.

As well as the Wyalkatchem Hotel and Wyalkatchem & Districts Club, the town has a number of retail outlets including a supermarket, pharmacy, newsagent, post office and branch of the National Australia Bank. The district is well served by sporting and community groups and has excellent facilities for bowls, tennis, football, cricket, hockey, golf and swimming.

Council is seeking an aspiring leader, with sound communication skills and a strong collaborative approach when engaging with Council, staff and community members.

A proven aptitude for the administration of the Local Government Act 1995 and knowledge of associated financial obligations is highly desirable. An ability to look beyond the boundaries of the Shire and seize opportunities for the betterment of Wyalkatchem, as and when they arise, will be keenly appreciated.

The position is offered under a performance based contract of 3 – 5 years. The remuneration package offered will be in accordance with the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal range of $128,226 - $200,192 per annum and may include, but is not limited to, additional superannuation, relocation expenses, motor vehicle, shire housing and other allowances.

An Application Package along with the Position Description can be obtained via clicking here or by email from admin2@wyalkatchem.wa.gov.au quoting “CEO Shire of Wyalkatchem” in the subject line. Further information about the position is available by contacting Stephen Tindale, Acting CEO, on (08) 9681 1166.

Applications close Thursday 24 September 2020 and should be emailed to the Shire President, Cr Quentin Davies, cr.davies@wyalkatchem.wa.gov.au or mail to PO Box 224, WYALKATCHEM WA 6485. Applications should be marked “Private and Confidential – CEO Shire of Wyalkatchem”

Please note: Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks, undertake a pre-employment medical, and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment.


Maintenance - Handyperson


Position Vacant – Full Time

Maintenance - Handyperson

Applications are invited from interested individuals for the position of full time Maintenance – Handyperson at the Shire of Wyalkatchem.

The Shire of Wyalkatchem is seeking an enthusiastic person to join our works team in the position of Maintenance – Handyperson.

This is a full time position (38 hours per week) working on Shire assets (housing, halls, recreation center etc.) by way of maintenance repairs and site clean-up. You will be responsible for basic fixes to buildings and equipment and ensuring that facilities are tidy and functional.

Being reliable with a keen eye for detail is the first step. The ideal candidate will have experience and solid technical knowledge, and possess manual dexterity and physical stamina.

Employment conditions in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2010, level 5. The successful applicant will be offered an annual salary of $55,000-$60,000 depending on qualifications and previous experience. Housing assistance is available.

For more information regarding the position and to review the position description, please click here

To apply for the position, candidates are requested to submit their applications, including a cover letter and a copy of their resume to Shire of Wyalkatchem. P O Box 224 Wyalkatchem, WA 6485 or via email to works@wyalkatchem.wa.gov.au

Applications close: Friday 18 September 2020.

The Shire of Wyalkatchem is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Stephen Tindale

Acting Chief Executive Officer



P (08) 9681 1166

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