Project Officer

$99,437 yearly
  • Shire of Ashburton
  • 246 Poinciana Street, Tom Price WA, Australia
  • Jan 11, 2021
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction

Job Description

  • Residential - Tom Price & Onslow
  • Full time, Ongoing
  • Starting salary - $99,436.69 p.a.
  • Negotiable, dependent on skills and experience

Shire provided housing is available for this role, along with significant relocation assistance where required.

The Shire of Ashburton serves communities across a vast region in the Pilbara, Western Australia. The region is known for mining, agriculture and fishing, and for its rugged, ancient landscape. Tom Price is WA’s highest town, located right on the edge of the state’s second largest national park, Karijini. Onslow is a small historic coastal town, fishing paradise, and gateway to the Mackerel Islands.


The Shire is currently seeking two experienced and motivated Project Officers to join our Civil Project team, one located in Tom Price and the other in Onslow. Reporting to the Manager Roads and Civil Projects, the Project Officer is responsible for owning all aspects for a portfolio of infrastructure projects including formulating scopes and tender documents, budgeting, project management, contractor management as well as all associated administrative tasks.

Our ideal candidate will have relevant qualifications and experience and a proven ability to deliver timely project outcomes, to be successful in this role, you will have strong experience and understanding of contract administration. Regular travel between Shire towns and rural locations is a requirement of this role. Candidates are asked to identify their preference for location on their application, if applicable.

This position offers a competitive remuneration package including annual Ashburton Allowance, superannuation matching scheme and six (6) weeks’ annual leave. All other terms and conditions are as per the Shire of Ashburton Enterprise Agreement 2017.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Maz Khosravi, Director Infrastructure Services, on 0408 109 169.

Applicants must apply online

It is recommended that you review the application attachments for this position, prior to applying.

To apply for this role, all you need to do is send us your current resume and a covering letter of no more than two pages, outlining how your skills and experience relate to the requirements of this position.

Please refer to the attached Application Package.

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Applicants should have their documents ready to attach prior to applying.

Applications will be received until 9:00 AM Friday 22 January 2021.

The Shire of Ashburton is committed to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from different cultural, gender and age backgrounds to apply.

Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors or Shire Employees will disqualify. The successful candidate is required to obtain relevant police checks and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment. We strongly encourage candidates to apply for a National Police Check upon job application.

- JA166 Project Officer Application Package.pdf

Job Closing Date

Jan 22, 2021