Chittering is situated amongst one of the most picturesque areas of the state offering a unique and diverse country lifestyle less than one hour from the Perth CBD.  The Shire of Chittering has a population of 5930 (Census 2021) and covers an area of 1219.9 km2 made up mainly by broad acre farms, hobby farms, residential lots, reserve bush land and an industrial area.   The Shire employees approximately 58 FTE, with the Administration Office and Depot located in Bindoon.


There are many employee benefits in working for the Shire of Chittering that may not be offered when working for a larger Local Government or organisation.

You’ll get to work on some of the most diverse range of activities in any WA LGA which may support your professional interests and growth.

  • Opportunities to work with other disciplines/service teams on projects and/or activities, providing a greater understanding and view of the integration of roles.
  • Less links in the chain of command (authority and hierarchy) and therefore potential to work with and/or communicate directly with senior roles.
  • As a fast growing Local Government, there comes the opportunity to be an integral part of the growth including opportunities to identify and drive initiatives including improvements.
  • With a small number of employees, there is greater opportunity to build connections and relationships with others and be part of a workforce community and team.

Whether it be for personal or professional gain, employment with the Shire of Chittering is built on opportunities and to be part of something that is not just good, but great!


Recruitment is ongoing throughout the year.  Each advertised position will include an Information package which includes the Position Description, Conditions and Selection Criteria in addition to the application requirements. 

It is essential that applicants submit a Cover Letter addressing the position’s Selection Criteria and an Employment Application Form.   If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Shire Officer/s listed in the Information Package.


As well as advertising our Employment Vacancies on this website, we may also advertise in the:


The Shire is committed to developing an equitable and diverse workforce which is representative of the community at all levels of employment and which enables employees to combine work and life responsibilities. Women, Indigenous Australians, young people, people with a disability and culturally diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply for positions within the Shire.


For general recruitment information contact the Shire's Human Resources Team on (08) 9576 4600 or email chatter@chittering.wa.gov.au  Subject: Recruitment


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