Job Vacancy - Manager of Works

Published on Wednesday, 1 June 2022 at 11:47:35 AM




Situated in the heart of Western Australia’s Great Southern region, the Shire of Gnowangerup is an inclusive, progressive and prosperous community. The Shire includes the stunning Stirling Ranges, three towns, attractive rural landscape, and boasts a relaxed country lifestyle, yet includes all of the benefits of having a regional centre with excellent amenities.


The Shire is seeking a local government professional, with engineering qualifications or relevant experience in civil road construction and maintenance to take on the role of Manager of Works. This position is responsible for carrying out the development and delivery of Councils Annual Capital Works Program as well as road maintenance and parks and gardens for Gnowangerup, Borden and Ongerup.


This position is based on a permanent employment contract between 3-5 years, with an attractive remuneration package, to be negotiated with the successful applicant, and a cash component (base salary) between $100,000 and $110,000 per annum depending on qualifications and experience. Salary and benefits are subject to negotiation and benefits may include, but not limited to, additional matching superannuation, provision of staff housing and unrestricted private use of a motor vehicle.


To be considered for the Manger of Works position with the Shire of Gnowangerup applicants must submit a covering letter, resume and address the selection criteria as per instructions in the application package. To obtain a copy of the package e-mail . For more information regarding the role, please contact Mr Bob Jarvis, CEO on (08) 9827 1007.


All applications must be received via email at or via post at the Shire of Gnowangerup, 28 Yougenup Road, Gnowangerup WA 6335, on or before 4.00pm (AWST), Monday 20 June 2022. (Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify).