Job Vacancies

Current job vacancies with the Shire of Cunderdin.

Chief Executive Officer

Shire of Cunderdin and Shire of Tammin
Exciting New Opportunity
Joint Chief Executive Officer Resource Sharing Position
The Shire of Cunderdin and the Shire of Tammin are vibrant Wheatbelt country communities that offer all the benefits of small town living (secure & family friendly), and easy access to the City.


The joint Councils are seeking to appoint an experienced Chief Executive who has extensive senior management experience, and can demonstrate strategic leadership capabilities, strong financial and IT management skills. The successful applicant will also be able to show a sensitivity and understanding of living and working within vibrant and active rural communities.


The successful candidate will be an innovative thinker, outcomes-focused, with the ability to lead and develop diverse teams, with a flexible management style and good communication skills combined with problem-solving ability.


The position is offered as a three to five year performance based employment contract with an attractive salary package valued at $130,000 to $218,031 per annum, including a base salary, superannuation, the unrestricted use of a motor vehicle, shire accommodation subsidy (house based in Cunderdin) and professional membership. Reasonable relocation expenses are available.

Interested, we would like to hear from you. Further information about the position is available by contacting Lydia Highfield on (08) 9213 2079. Alternatively, an information package along with the Position Description can be obtained via email quoting Chief Executive Officer Shire of Cunderdin and Tammin in the subject line.


Written applications including a copy of your current CV and a covering letter with a short statement highlighting relevant experience and expertise that relates to the position should be sent to: or mailed to Lydia Highfield, Recruitment Manager, Local Government Workplace Solutions, PO Box 1544, WEST PERTH WA 6872 marked Private & Confidential by 4.00pm Wednesday 25th October 2017.


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