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Employment Opportunity - Coordinator Works & Services


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Engineering Maintenance/Works   Division: Town of Port Hedland

$103,443.60 (including Port Hedland Allowance)

  • Come for a career, stay for a lifestyle
  • Fantastic opportunity to grow capability and experience
  • Supportive working environment

The Town of Port Hedland is currently offering the opportunity for a suitably experienced and motivated Coordinator Works & Services to coordinate the construction and maintenance activities of our works team. The successful applicant will be expected to ensure the safe delivery of minor construction projects and maintenance activities, including but not limited to drainage, roads, footpaths and cemetery operations.

The person we are looking for will have extensive experience in Civil Engineering and/or Construction Management with minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar role. Our ideal candidate will have a proven record in managing a team within the engineering/construction sector with strong leadership and organisational skills.  You will have excellent written and verbal communication abilities together with sound contract management experience.

The position will be based in Port Hedland, a town of rich heritage, spectacular landscapes, friendliness, a diverse and embracing community and relaxed lifestyle. As the largest bulk export port in the world, the town is home to global resource leaders and is significant to the national interest.

What the Town of Port Hedland Offers

In addition to the salary, our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program includes discounted gym membership and pool membership
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions

This position is not eligible for subsidised housing or housing allowance. Prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online at

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

Applicants are advised to write a statement addressing the essential and desirable criteria found within the position description, summarising how any relevant experience meets the position requirements. Applicants who do not address selection criteria may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process. Should the preferred candidate not meet all essential criteria they may be offered the position at a lower salary level, in-line with their skills and experience.

For further information about this position please contact Grant Voss, Manager Parks, Gardens & Engineering Services (08) 9158 731

Applications close 4:00pm, Friday 18 January 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.


Attachments : - PD Coordinator Works & Services.pdf

Posted on Dec 20 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 18 Jan 2019 16:00:00

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