Recruitment Process

Visit our Positions Vacant page for currently advertised jobs. 

Please review the Information Package for Prospective Employees before applying for any position.


Thank you for your interest in a position with  the Shire of Leonora. To assist your application, please read the following information.

Medical Examinations

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment Medical Examination, at Council’s expense, as well as a urine drug and alcohol screen prior to confirmation of employment.

Police Clearance

The preferred applicant will be required to produce a National Police Clearance no less than six weeks old prior to confirmation of employment.

Driver’s Licence

The preferred applicant may be required to have a current “C” class driver’s licence.

Current Working With Children Check

The preferred applicant may be required to provide evidence of a current Western Australian Working With Children Check prior to confirmation of employment.

Right to work in Australia

The preferred applicant will be required to provide evidence of the right to work in Australia. Such evidence as an Australian birth certificate, Australian passport, Australian citizenship or eligible VISA verification.


The preferred applicant will be required to provide copies of any relevant qualifications.

Preparing your application

Your application should include:

  • A brief covering letter.
  • A statement addressing the selection.
  • A copy of your current Resumé.
  • Details of at least two employment referees.

General Application Information

Applicants should submit typed applications. If you are unable to type your application, a neat handwritten application may be lodged. The layout, spelling, punctuation and grammar should be checked.

Submission of Applications

Applicants should submit their completed applications as follows:

Confidential Application
Mr T Matson
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Leonora
PO Box 56



Applicants may also deliver their completed application to the administration office between 8am-4:30pm weekdays (Lot 16 Tower Street LEONORA WA 6438).

Late Applications

Ensure your application is received by the nominated officer listed in the advertisement before the closing date and time, as applications received after this date are not considered.

Post Application Process

  • Receipt of your application will be confirmed.
  • Short listed applicants will be notified by telephone.
  • All unsuccessful applicants will be notified via email.


If you have queries about the application process or any aspect of the position you are applying for, please contact the nominated office listed in the advertisement, or you can call the administration office on 9037 6044 (or email