Employment Details
Date Added: 7-Feb-2024
Closing Date: 5-Mar-2024 09:00 AM
  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Pay Rate $30.2959 - $36.3550 per hour
  • Higher Weekend Rates (x1.5 on Saturday and x1.75 Sundays)
  • Pager Allowance
  • 11% Guaranteed superannuation plus up to an additional 6% matching employer contribution allowance
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Professional Development and Training
  • 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 employs around 60 FTE and is located in Bindoon (30 minutes from Ellenbrook, Joondalup and Wanneroo). 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
We are currently seeking a dedicated Ranger to join our team and contribute to the vital role of ensuring the safety and compliance within the Shire of Chittering. As a Ranger, your primary objective will be initiating, coordinating, and implementing enforcement of various legislative acts, including the Dog Act 1976, Cat Act 2011, Bush Fires Act 1954, Litter Act 1979, and Local Government Act 1995. In addition to your responsibilities in environmental stewardship and public engagement, you will play a crucial role in upholding specific legislation related to stock control and other miscellaneous regulations, all in accordance with Council policy.

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):

  • Completion of Municipal Law A and B and/or Certificate IV of a relevant discipline.
  • Working knowledge of the Dog Act 1976, Cat Act 2011, Bush Fires Act 1954, Litter Act 1979 and Local Government Act 1995.
  • Developed Animal Handling skills and good understanding of fire risk mitigation methodologies
  • Current “C” class WA 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, Tuesday 5 March 2024.  We may commence interviews upon receipt and reserve the right to close the position early. Late applications will not be accepted. 

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 chatter@chittering.wa.gov.au or phoning (08) 9576 4600. 

Melinda Prinsloo
Chief Executive Officer


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