The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup have an exciting backfill opportunity for an experienced Human Resources Co-Ordinator/Officer to join our team.

About the Role: Reporting directly to the CEO, the HR Co-Ordinator-Officer will develop a workforce plan and HR manual. Co-ordinate staff recruitment and selection, on-boarding, staff performance reviews, staff training and development, Enterprise Bargaining process and worker’s compensation claims and programs.

The position is offered under a fixed term 12-month contract. A competitive Salary, up to $82,000pa negotiable, up to 12.5% Superannuation, a free membership to our Recreation Centre and negotiable flexible work hours.

About You: You will be well-rounded in all aspects of HR including recruitment, on-boarding, disciplinary matters, performance management and training. You demonstrate an understanding of the employment legislation and policies governing Local Government and you have highly developed interpersonal, communication and listening skills.

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. 

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 Resource Officer, on 9780 4200.

Applications close on 31 December 2018.

Ben Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Please click the link to view the position description – Human Resources Coordinator-Officer -Position Description


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.