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Employment Opportunity - Coordinator Works & Services


Location: Wedgefield Depot   Occupation: Engineering Maintenance/Works   Division: Infrastructure & Town Services -

$103,443.60 (including Port Hedland Allowance)       

  • Lead the team
  • Fantastic opportunity for growth and experience
  • Expanded Capital Works Program

Are you looking to further develop your career against the backdrop of an expanded Capital Works Program?

Working with a highly experienced and reliable Leading Hand, you will lead the Works and Services team to deliver safely, on time and on budget against the agreed Capital Works Plan. Your long term vision and strategic planning skills will be utilised to develop 5 year plans and seeking Council support for Works and Services, which support the residents and enhance the Town’s assets through the 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 2 years’ experience in a similar role / 5 years industry experience.  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. 

Port Hedland is a town of rich heritage, spectacular landscapes, a diverse and embracing community and tranquil lifestyle. Our local community offers a wide range of sporting clubs, social groups and easy access to outdoor lifestyle activities including fishing and camping.  The Town is renowned for supporting a family friendly lifestyle.

Benefits of working for the Town of Port Hedland

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 including gym and pool membership
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions

Please note, 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 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.

Interested in this or similar roles but not sure if you meet all of the essential criteria?  Please submit your application outlining how your experience is relevant and what areas you feel you need more exposure. 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.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Grant Voss, Manager Parks, Gardens & Engineering Services (08) 9158 6731.

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  

Applications close 4:00pm, Sunday 29th September 2019.  The Town of Port Hedland reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date. 

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 : - 20190806 - Coordinator Works & Services(C).pdf

Posted on Sep 6 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Sun, 29 Sep 2019 16:00:00

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