Employment Details
Date Added: 10-May-2023
Closing Date: 5-Jun-2023 09:00 AM

Economic Development Coordinator (Re-Advertised) 

  • Permanent Full-time Position (76 hours per fortnight)
  • Pay rate $62 098.76 - $74 518.52 (Level 8)
  • 10.5% 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 employee’s diverse opportunities in their roles, the Shire of Chittering is a desirable place to work. 

About the Position
The Shire of Chittering is seeking an Economic Development Coordinator to proactively oversee the Economic Development Strategy and progress the identified actions (addressing the strategic pillars of economic growth, local business growth and increase visitors) in line with Councils Strategic Community Plan and other informing planning documents and strategies.  You will be required Coordinate, manage, and support economic and tourism projects and maintain networks, relationships and partnerships with relevant stakeholders, for example, business operators, industry representatives, government bodies and 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 is a collaborative team player. The successful candidate will have (although not limited to):

  • Tertiary qualification in relevant discipline such as Business, Economics, Marketing or minimum three years’ experience in a similar position including duties and responsibilities 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, 5 June 2023. Late applications will not be accepted. Previous Applicants need not apply.

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.

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


Melinda Prinsloo
Chief Executive Officer

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