Employment Opportunity - Works Coordinator

Published on Friday, 31 May 2024 at 11:17:30 AM


The Shire of Gnowangerup currently has the below employment positions available;

Works Coordinator

We are currently looking for a Works Coordinator on a full-time – permanent basis.

Location: Shire of Gnowangerup 
Position Objectives:

Reporting to the Executive Manager Infrastructure and Assets, the Works Coordinator role is accountable for planning, coordinating and delivery of a diverse range of works and services across Shire of Gnowangerup operational areas.

The position is responsible for coordinating the efficient and sustainable delivery of works in the areas of asset maintenance and construction, project management, waste services and airport.


  • Provide sound leadership and ensuring safe work practices for all works staff and contractors.
  • Responsible for the day-to-day supervision of works staff and contractors and their ongoing performance management.
  • Check and ensure the accuracy of staff daily timesheets.
  • Supervise the maintenance and construction of roads drainage, footpaths, building maintenance, parks and gardens and any other Shire facilities.
  • Develop and implement routine maintenance schedules and works procedures across all works areas.
  • Undertake the role of project manager for various Shire works projects under instruction from the Executive manager Infrastructure and Assets.
  • Manage the operations of the Shire’s waste facilities and services, including regular rubbish and recycling collections, landfill sites and effluent ponds/network.
  • Develop and maintain the annual and long term works program.
  • Provide technical advice and assistance for engineering projects on Council’s assets.
  • Coordinate waste management projects.
  • Coordinate and supervise airport maintenance activities and reporting.
  • Fulfill the role of Aerodrome Reporting Officer.
  • Assist with the preparation of the Infrastructure and Assets annual budget.
  • Assist with the preparation of Councils annual and five year works program.
  • Provide advice on plant replacement and equipment.
  • Monitor and report on relevant budget maintenance and construction budget allocations.
  • Coordinate after hour works call outs and organise the availability and attendance of employees.
  • Embrace the Shires Customer Service Charter.
  • Participate in initiatives undertaken to achieve the goals of the Shire of Gnowangerup Strategic Plan.
  • Any other duties consistent with the level of this position as requested by the Executive Manager Infrastructure and Assets or the Chief Executive Officer.


  • Relevant qualifications in an area of civil construction or waste management, or extensive demonstrated experience in a civil construction work environment.
  • Certificate in Frontline Management or demonstrated experience in leading teams.
  • Traffic Management Accreditation.



  • Road maintenance and construction
  • Managing budgets
  • Leading and managing teams
  • Scheduling and programming works
  • Proficient in managing Work Health and Safety in the workplace


  • Waste Management
  • Airport / Aerodrome Reporting Officer
  • Asset management reporting


  • Hold a current national “C” class drivers licence

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Well-developed collaboration, engagement, and communication skills.
  • Effective change management skills.
  • Competent computer skills and a working knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • High level of emotional intelligence.
  • Ability to work collaboratively on projects and in problem solving.
  • Highly developed emotional intelligence.
  • Highly developed skills in leading and influencing an outdoor workforce.

The closing date for applications is Friday 21st June 2024, 5:00 pm AWST.

POST (Marked Private & confidential Gnowangerup – Works Coordinator):

Mrs. Heta Shah
Recruitment Consultant
LO-GO Appointments
PO Box 8074


(marked Gnowangerup – Works Coordinator)