Employment Details
Date Added: 9-Aug-2023
Closing Date: 5-Oct-2023 04:00 PM
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The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is seeking the services of a highly motivated and suitably qualified Administration Officer - Operations on a permanent full time basis.

About the Role:

The successful applicant will be responsible for providing administrative support to the Operations Directorate of the Shire of Donnybrook Balingup in the delivery of core local government functions associated with the Works and Services, Ranger and Cemetery service areas.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with Level 5 of the Local Government Industry Award 2020 (IA).  A competitive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant, depending on qualifications and experience.  The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup also offers free gym membership at the Donnybrook Recreation Centre.

About You:

The Shire is seeking a high performing candidate, with high level administration experience.  You will be able to show a high level of customer service to both internal and external customers as well as the ability to maintain registers, documentation and information in a standardized format.

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.

To Apply:

To be considered for this role you must address the selection criteria below, and submit, together with a copy of your resume and supporting cover letter to


  • High level of computer literacy skills (Microsoft Word and Excel)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Sound finance, budget and costing skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimum supervision
  • Demonstrated commitment for delivering exceptional service to internal staff and external customers
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative
  • Current "C" Class Drivers licence
  • Satisfactory National Police Clearance


  • Sound knowledge of Administration requirements of Local Government
  • Sound knowledge of the services provided by Local Government Operations 

Applicants who do not address the above selection criteria will not be considered.

The Shire of Donnybrook Balingup is an equal opportunity employer and encourages people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Questions regarding this opportunity may be directed to Mr Damien Morgan, Manager Works and Services on (08) 9780 4200 or via email at

Applications close 4.00pm Thursday 5th October 2023.  

Benjamin (Ben) Rose

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Donnybrook Balingup

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