Working at the Shire

Opportunities at the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley

Our Shire is in the North of Western Australia with a population of approximately 9,500 people.  Our location provides for a variety of leisure activities including superb fishing, boating, sightseeing and sports. On our doorstep are some truly stunning and untouched wilderness areas like the famed Buccaneer Archipelago, National Parks and Gorges, and the mighty Fitzroy River.

We offer a diverse range of employment opportunities in areas such as community development; aquatic, sport and recreation; library and youth services; aboriginal environmental health, environmental health, rangers and town planning; asset management and civil engineering; general hand labourer/plant operators, stores and mechanic; customer service, administration, governance, finance and human resources; visitor information; airports and wharf. Our employment opportunities are located in both Derby and or Fitzroy Crossing.

Our Vision - A friendly and diverse place with awesome opportunities.

Our Mission - To provide leadership, infrastructure and services that meet the needs of the local and wider communities.

We encourage people dedicated to our vision and mission and who are aligned with our organisational values of: Respectful, Integrity, Leadership, Knowledgeable and Building Good Relationship to consider our Shire for employment opportunities.

We recognise the importance of personal and professional development and have a commitment to developing and maintaining a learning culture. It is important to us that our people are rewarded, so we offer a competitive salary package to attract, motivate and retain the best people.

The Shire is an equal opportunity employer.  All applications for a position will be assessed against the criteria included in the position description with selections based on merit and equity.