Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council

The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes consists of the town-sites of Bridgetown and Greenbushes as well as several other localities including Yornup and Catterick.

Bridgetown

Location: Approximately 268 km south of Perth and about 95km south of Bunbury, on the South Western Highway. Approximately 3 hours drive from Perth.

Bridgetown is nestled amongst the hills on the banks of the Blackwood River and has the rare combination of old world charm and modern facilities. Many fine old buildings have been restored to their former glory, including the post office, old goal, police quarters and 'Bridgedale', the home built in 1862 by one of the areas first settlers, John Blechynden.

Barbecues are located in Memorial Park and Blackwood River Park. Public toilets are located at the Greater Sports ground, Civic Centre, Memorial Park and Blackwood River Park in Bridgetown and Thomson Park.

Greenbushes

Location: 251 km south of Perth and 85 km south of Bunbury. Approximately 2.5 hours drive from Perth.

Visitors can experience many breathtaking drives and picturesque walks in Greenbushes. Take in spectacular wildflowers, jarrah forests or stand in awe at the view over an open cut mine. Key attractions are the Greenbushes Heritage Trail and the Eco-Cultural Discovery Centre. There is an enormous amount of history and natural beauty on Greenbushes and evidence still remains of the towns past glories.

In Greenbushes there are public toilets located at the rear of the Old Roads Board Building on Blackwood Road at the Sports Ground off Blackwood Road near the South West Highway and at the Swimming Pool. Barbecue facilities and a gazebo are located in the Heritage Park opposite the Greenbushes Discovery Centre on Blackwood Road and at the Information Bay Picnic area. The Discovery Centre is open to visitors on weekends between 10.00am and 2.00 pm or by appointment and a public mine lookout is open 7 days a week from 8.00am to 5.00pm. For more details about Greenbushes go to www.greenbushesinc.asn.au.

26 Nov, 2021
Full time
$31.56 hourly
Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council Bridgetown-Greenbushes, WA, Australia
Applications are sought from suitably enthusiastic persons for the position of General Hand in the Works & Services Department.  Applicants will ideally have experience in the operation and maintenance of the range of plant and machinery items typically used by regional Local Government organisations. The position is full time and salary is in accordance with the Level 4 of the Municipal Employees (Western Australia) Award 2021 and the Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Outside Works Staff Enterprise Agreement 2019 at an hourly rate of $31.5561. Working hours are 76 per nine day fortnight from 6.30am to 3.30pm for 8 days and 6.30am to 3.00pm on the ninth day. The rostered day off is to be taken every second Monday. By agreement, the summertime start may be moved forward to 6.00am. If you want to be a part of a diverse and progressive team, applicants will need to address the Selection Criteria in the information package which is  available here  or via...
26 Nov, 2021
Full time
$80,521 yearly
Bridgetown-Greenbushes Shire Council Bridgetown WA, Australia
The Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the role of Senior Planner.  Under the direction of the Manager Development Services, the position is in charge of Town Planning Services and is to be offered at Level 7.4 of the Local Government Officers’ (WA) Award 2021 and the applicable Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes Enterprise Agreement with an annual salary of $80,521.  The position is entitled to four weeks annual leave and up to 13% superannuation in accordance with Council Policy. Applicants need to address the Selection Criteria contained within the information package which is available  here  or can be obtained by emailing careers@bridgetown.wa.gov.au. Experienced and inexperienced persons with suitable qualifications are encouraged to apply. Your confidential application should be addressed to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Bridgetown-Greenbushes, PO Box 271, Bridgetown...