Careers

The Shire of Dardanup is an exciting, forward-thinking and dynamic place to work. Our resident population is growing fast, driven by an enviable regional lifestyle. The future is bright with exciting projects on the horizon making this a great time to join our team.

Visit our Positions Vacant page for currently advertised jobs. The general information below will assist with your application process.

You can also read what our employees say about working here.

Or you can read more about our Shire and our organisation by reading our Shire Profile.


INFORMATION FOR PROSPECTIVE APPLICANTS
EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY

The Shire of Dardanup is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from a diverse range of people.

All applicants for a position will be assessed against the criteria included in the Position Description.

Applications will not be assessed until after the closing date. A selection panel will assess applications based on merit for the position through a series of selection techniques.

To receive information about an advertised position in alternative formats please contact our Human Resources Team on 9724 0362 or email hr@dardanup.wa.gov.au


WHAT TO INCLUDE WITH YOUR APPLICATION

Your application should include:

  1. A brief covering letter
  2. A statement addressing the selection criteria – (A list of the selection criteria can be found toward the end of the Position Description)
  3. A copy of your current Resumé
  4. Details of at least two employment referees

STATEMENT ADDRESSING THE SELECTION CRITERIA

The selection criteria include the skills, knowledge, experience and, if required, qualifications of the position.  They are listed in the position description.

Your application should contain a brief statement addressing the selection criteria with examples that demonstrate how you meet each of these requirements.  It is recommended that you ask another person to review this statement as you might forget or underestimate a particular experience or example that best illustrates how you meet the criterion.

It is strongly suggested that you use each of the selection criterion as a heading and outline your relevant experience separately against each one. It is better to be succinct and relevant rather than wordy.


LODGEMENT OF APPLICATIONS

Email us at hr@dardanup.wa.gov.au

Send via post, please address your application to:

Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Dardanup
PO Box 7016
EATON WA 6232

Please mark your application ‘Confidential Application for Employment’.

Alternatively you can hand deliver your application to the Shire of Dardanup – Administration Centre Eaton, 1 Council Drive, Eaton, weekdays between 8.30am and 4.00pm.


LATE APPLICATIONS

Ensure your application is received at the Administration Office before the closing date and time, as applications received after this date are not considered.


POST APPLICATION PROCESS
  • Receipt of your application will be acknowledged within two business days.
  • Short listed applicants will be notified by telephone.
  • All applicants will be notified of the outcome of their application.

MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS

Prospective employees will be required to undergo either a pre-employment Medical Examination, at Council’s expense, or complete a Medical Declaration form as per Council Policy.


POLICE CLEARANCE

Prospective employees will be required to complete a Fit2Work Application Form for a National Police History Check and provide 100 points of identification.


DRIVER’S LICENCE

Prospective employees may be required to have a current “C” class driver’s licence.


RIGHT TO WORK IN AUSTRALIA

Prospective employees will be required to provide evidence of the right to work in Australia. Such evidence is an Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or eligible VISA verification.


QUALIFICATIONS

Prospective employees will be required to provide copies of any relevant qualifications.


QUERIES?

If you have queries about the application process or any aspect of the position please contact our Human Resource Officer on 9724 0362 or email hr@dardanup.wa.gov.au