Manager of Works and Services

Employment Details
Date Added: 30-May-2019
Closing Date: 26-Jun-2019 04:00 PM

Manager of Works and Services

Shire of Cunderdin


The Shire of Cunderdin is a vibrant Wheatbelt country community that offers all the benefits of small town living (secure & family friendly), and within close proximity to the City.


The Shire of Cunderdin is seeking to recruit a suitably qualified person to fill the role of a Manager of Works and Services.


As Manager of Works and Services you will take overall responsibility for the organisations infrastructure requirements. You will foster a customer service focus, a positive team culture, a cohesive relationship with the Council and the community and provide a basis for efficient planning and delivery of services provided by the organisation.  You will develop and lead the goals and objectives of the Shires infrastructure as set out in integrated plans, budgets, and capital works programs. You will be accountable for the Shires human, financial and physical resources within the Works and Services Department.


Ideally, you will have experience in and have intimate knowledge of the workings of local government. Additionally, you will hold relevant tertiary qualifications (desirable) and have relevant senior management experience as well as a sound knowledge of road construction and maintenance and the outside operations of a rural or small Shire.


A performance based 3-year contract will be negotiated within the range of $124,541 to $141,566 inclusive of a cash component of $95,000 to $110,000.


Interested persons may obtain an Information & Selection Criteria Package by contacting Governance and Compliance Officer Kayla James on (08) 9635 2700 or email


The Information Package may be downloaded from the Shire of Cunderdin website or obtained at the Shire of Cunderdin Administration Office.


Applications close 4pm Wednesday 26 June 2019.


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


For an application package, please click here

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