An opportunity exists for a highly motivated and suitably qualified General Hand to join the Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup’s Parks & Gardens team.

To be successful in this role you will be a team player with an excellent work ethic. You will know how to work safely and be prepared to contribute positively to the continuous improvement of the Shire’s infrastructure.

To apply, applicants should review the position description and information for candidates on our website .

Please forward your resume and response to the selection criteria to Questions regarding this role can be directed to Loren Clifford, Human Resources Officer, on 9780 4210.

Applications close on 30 November 2018.

Benjamin Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Click on this link to view the Position Description – Parks and Gardens General Hand – Position Description

Payroll Officer Part Time (0.6FTE) 8 Month Fixed Term Contract

The Shire is looking for a motivated, enthusiastic and engaged individual to join our team as a part time Payroll Officer on an 8 month fixed term contract, with the potential of extending to permanent part time.

The role will ensure accurate and timely preparation of the Shire’s payroll in accordance with relevant Industrial Awards including maintenance of employee records.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award Level 5. A salary of up to $57,000 (Pro rata), negotiable + 12.5% Superannuation and free membership to our Recreation Centre.

Preference will be given to applicants who possess 2 years or more experience in payroll and experience with IT Vision’s Synergysoft Payroll program.

To apply, applicants should review the position description and information for candidates on our website .

Please forward your resume and response to the selection criteria to Questions regarding this role can be directed to Loren Clifford, Human Resources Officer, on 97804210.

Application Close 27 November 2018.

Greg Harris

Acting Chief Executive Officer

CARER (Tuia Lodge) – Part-Time

We are seeking suitably qualified and/or experienced Care Workers to provide daily support to residents. You will support our residents to improve their quality of life by assisting with day to day activities, ensure safety and well-being is maintained and build positive professional relationships with residents and team members. These positions will be offered on permanent part time basis.

Candidates will need to be able to work across a range of days (including weekends) as per roster requirements.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with Level 3 of the Aged Care Award 2010.

Ideally applicants would have at least 2 to 3 years’ experience within the industry and hold Certificate 3 or 4 in Aged Care.

You should view the position description and advice to applicants which are available on the Shire’s website

Applicants MUST address the key selection criteria (as stated in the Position Description) in their applications or they will not be considered.

Completed applications should be emailed to

We reserve the right to commence interviews immediately.  Only applicants who have addressed the key selection criteria and are shortlisted will be contacted.

Questions regarding this role can be directed to Jason Vlasschaert, Acting Manager Aged Care, on 9732 3500.

Applications close on 26 November 2018



To view the position description please click this link – Position Description -Carer


Are you looking to work in an industry where you can develop your administration skills whilst striving to provide exceptional customer service within an Aged Care facility?

The Shire of Donnybrook-Balingup is currently offering, through The Apprentice and Traineeship Company, a Traineeship in Business to a local resident.

In this role, you will be the first point of contact for the facility and will be responsible for providing exceptional customer service, reception duties, document & data control, ordering of office supplies and other ad-hoc duties as needed.

To be considered for the role, you will need well developed listening skills, strong empathy & understanding of aged care plus have a strong desire to work within the aged care industry.

This is a full time role working Monday to Friday for 38 hours per week.  You will undertake a Certificate 2 or 3 in Business over a 12 month period.  A current Police Clearance Certificate is essential for the role.

If this is the opportunity you’ve been looking for, please email your resume & a covering letter detailing your claims to the position to :  Drew White @

Remember, you must be local to the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup to be considered for this role.


The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is recruiting for this newly created executive leadership role.

About the Role: Reporting directly to the CEO, this newly created position is modelled on a contemporary ‘C-suite’ corporate structure. Key reporting areas and portfolio responsibilities of this position include Development Services, Infrastructure and Environment (Engineering) Services and Project Services, in addition to a leadership role with the CEO in organisation-wide strategic and corporate planning.

The position is offered under a fixed term contract, of up to five years. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, including salary of up to $135,000, superannuation up to 12.5% (including co-contribution), vehicle and membership to the Donnybrook Recreation Centre. Relocation assistance (to within the Shire) will also be considered.

About You: The Shire is seeking a high performing, results oriented candidate, with genuine community and civic leadership passion and capability. An authentic commitment to engagement, both within the community and the organisation, will be pivotal, as will a sound understanding and experience in change management. With relevant qualifications, skills and experience, the successful candidate will be a proven performer, with a desire to be part of a vibrant local community.

About Us: A medium-sized local government (Band 3) in the core of the south west, endowed with stunning natural, built and cultural assets, the Shire delivers a breadth of services and programs comparable to many larger local governments. The organisation is presently in a dynamic phase, with a purposeful outcome focus on change management for service delivery benefits to the community and ratepayers. In addition to this broad range of community services, the Shire has an exciting and challenging portfolio of strategic projects for delivery.

To apply: Applicants are encouraged to review the position description and information for candidates via the Shire website ( To apply, please forward your resume and supporting cover letter (three pages maximum) addressing the Position Description requirements to

Questions regarding this opportunity can be directed to the Chief Executive Officer on a confidential basis (

Applications close 8am, Monday 19 November 2018.

Benjamin (Ben) Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup


Please click the link to view the Position Description – Executive Manager Operations – Position Description