Employment Details
Date Added: 19-Sep-2023
Closing Date: 16-Oct-2023 09:00 AM

Community Facilities Officer

  • Permanent Full-time Position (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Salary range $59 864.62 – $71 837.55 (pro-rata) per annum [higher rate based on salary progression opportunities] (Level 6)
  • 11% Guaranteed superannuation plus up to an additional 6% matching employer contribution
  • 20 days annual leave (pro-rata) and 2 days Public Service Leave

About the Shire of Chittering
It is an exciting and challenging time to work for the Shire as a Local Government that is experiencing growth due to its desirable lifestyle, scenic environment, and the recently extended Tonkin Highway.  The Shire of Chittering employees (around 60 FTE) comprising the Administration and Depot is located in Bindoon (30 minutes from Ellenbrook). Committed to a positive and collaborative work culture and providing employees diverse opportunities in their roles, the Shire of Chittering is a desirable place to work. 

About the Position
The Shire of Chittering is seeking a Community Facilities Officer to proactively oversee and lead the planning and operations of the Shire’s community facilities to ensure they are managed in an innovative, efficient, and sustainable manner.  You will be required to deliver improved customer experiences and efficiencies across the Shire’s community facilities and provide strategic oversight to ensure the Shire offers a range of community facilities that meet the current and future needs of the community. 

About You
The successful candidate will ideally have exceptional organisational skills, time management, problem solving and interpersonal skills while modelling a can-do attitude and be a collaborative team player. The successful candidate will have (although not limited to):

  • Tertiary qualification in or completion of/or studying towards the attainment of a Sports Management or Recreation qualification, and/or equivalent significant relevant experience
  • Advanced skills in professionally written and oral communications
  • Highly developed skills in use of relevant software programs, digital tools and social media
  • Current “C” class Driver’s licence
  • The right to live and work in Australia and a National Police Clearance

Applying for this Position
Applicants are required to refer to the position’s Information Package for position and application information, link below:


Application must include:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter that addresses the selection criteria (max. 3 pages)
  • Employment Application Form


Applications must be received by no later than 9am, Monday, 16 October 2023.

We may commence interviews upon receipt and reserve the right to close the position early. Late applications will not be accepted.

For further information contact Human Resources by email or phoning (08) 9576 4600.

We recognise that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all applications, as part of a diverse and inclusive workforce. 

Melinda Prinsloo
Chief Executive Officer

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