Where opportunity meets lifestyle

With a year round outdoor lifestyle, spectacular scenery and supportive community, Port Hedland is a unique place to call home.

Port Hedland is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, a region renowned for rich Aboriginal culture, vast mineral deposits and world renowned landscapes.

Our vision is to be Australia's leading Port Town embracing community, culture and environment.

In an organisation which values autonomy and innovative thinking, you will be empowered to make a difference and find purpose in your work.

We value a work life balance and the contributions of every team member. From accountancy to community development, we currently have a number of vacancies available.

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The Town of Port Hedland is Recognised as a Silver Healthy Workplace


Current Vacancies

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To apply for a vacant position with the Town of Port Hedland

Your application should include the following:

Covering Letter

The covering letter introduces yourself to the selection panel and should include the title of the position you are applying for.

You should explain why you are applying for the position and how you may be contacted during normal business hours.

Addressing the Essential and Desirable Experience

This is an important part of your application. You should use each required experience as a separate heading and outline relevant examples and experience. Consideration for interview is based upon clear demonstration of your ability to meet each of the essential and desirable experience points.

You should indicate how you meet the criterion and provide examples of events and projects that demonstrate experience, knowledge and skills. It is recommended that your statements in response to each of the essential and desirable experience be no more than half a page.


Your resume should provide personal details (eg. name, address, and telephone number) relevant work history, education, training courses attended qualifications and professional memberships.

Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held as well as the dates/period of employment. In the description of your work history give a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities for each of the positions.


You should include in the resume the names and contact numbers of at least two (2) referees. Referees may be contacted to verify your claims in relation to the selection criteria. Preferably one referee should be your current supervisor or manager, alternatively a supervisor/manager from a previous position may be used.

Formal Qualifications

Photocopies of your qualifications or academic records of current studies should be attached to your application. Do not submit original certificates of your qualifications or academic records.