For the interest of members and other stakeholders, we thought we would share this ad that appeared on today from the Shire of Carnarvan.



POSITION 15/2017

Sponsor's message

An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced person to join the Shire of Carnarvon (as the host Shire) and become an integral part of both an organisation and community.

Applicants will have previous emergency management experience, with the ability to provide an effective and efficient delivery of community emergency management services to the Shires of Carnarvon, Shark Bay and Upper Gascoyne.

Key components of this role include emergency risk management, volunteer support, supervision of financial reporting, professional and courteous community liaison, attending emergency incidents, maintaining fire control, undertaking general inspection patrols, and attending to relevant administration requirements.

This is a full-time position based in Carnarvon, on a 3-year contract basis, with a negotiated salary package of up to $119,000 including salary, superannuation and vehicle depending on qualifications and experience.

The successful candidate will be required to work regular weekends and evenings outside of normal business hours. This includes participation in an on-call Department of Fire and Emergency Services (DFES) roster and attendance at emergency events.

Sponsor's message


An information package can be obtained by contacting the Organisational Development Coordinator by email or on 9941 0030, or Council’s website at

Written applications must include a response to the selection criteria and a signed copy of the Employment Application Acknowledgement and should be addressed to the Organisational Development Coordinator, Shire of Carnarvon, PO Box 459, Carnarvon WA 6701, or by email – by no later than 4pm Friday 01 December 2017.

The Shire of Carnarvon is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics.

Mark Dacombe

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