Works & Services Manager Position

Published: Wednesday, 16 October 2019 at 10:27:11 AM

Works & Services Manager
Closing Monday 4 November 2019 at 4.00 pm. $179,574 - $193,636 remuneration package per annum

The Shire of Leonora is situated within the Northern Goldfields region, covering an area of 32,189 square kilometres and is a service centre for the mining, mining exploration and pastoral industries. The Shire of Leonora’s main township is Leonora which is positioned 832 kilometres north east of Perth and 230 kilometres north of Kalgoorlie (just over two hours drive). The township of Leinster is a further 135 kilometres north of Leonora. The town of Leonora an emerging centre for heritage tourism with the restoration of the Gwalia Museum Precinct which includes Hoover House and Gwalia, a former gold-mining town.

The Role

The primary role of the Works and Services Manager is to plan and manage the implementation of maintenance programs for roads, kerb, channel and drainage assets. In addition, the position is responsible for a range of other projects, programs and services that ensure the infrastructure needs of the Shire of Leonora are met. This includes the Leonora Airport, township, parks and reserves, liquid waste management plant and other waste management sites, although this list is not inclusive of all Shire assets. The Works and Services Manager is also required to receive, record and resolve customer maintenance requests in an appropriate timeframe. This position is part of the Senior Management Team of the Shire of Leonora.

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Current valid driver’s licence

  • White Card

  • Traffic Management

  • Current National Police Clearance

    This position is offered on a performance-based contract of between three to five years with a remuneration package in the range of $179,574 - $193,636 per annum. The package includes a cash component of $128,000 - $140,000 to be negotiated with the successful applicant, a modern well-appointed executive home, a motor vehicle with private use, superannuation, leave loading, professional development, phone and utilities allowances.

  • Further information can be obtained by speaking to Jim Epis Chief Executive Officer on 90376044.

How to Apply

To apply please submit your covering letter and resume (no more than 4 pages) by post to Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Leonora, PO Box 56, Leonora WA 6438 clearly marked CONFIDENTIAL ‘Works and Services Manager’, or by hand at the Shire offices located at 16 Tower Street, Leonora. Alternatively, your application can be emailed

Applications Close 4.00 pm Monday 4 November 2019.

Shire of Leonora is an equal opportunity employer.

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