Positions Vacant


Plant Operator/General Hand (Full Time)

Position Description 

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Plant Operator/General Hand (Full Time) to join the Shire of Carnamah. This is a permanent full-time role.
Further information about the position can be obtained from John Skinner, Manager Works and Services, by calling him on 0447 284 226 or emailing mws@carnamah.wa.gov.au. 


Caravan Park Manager

Position Description

We are inviting interest in managing a small rural caravan park in Carnamah, Western Australia.  The Caravan Park comprises 3 Chalets, 24 powered caravan bay sites; 2 powered Tent camp site; plus numerous unmarked and unpowered sites for RV's/caravans/campers.

This is a "hands on" live in position, covering all aspects of running a caravan park including office administration and maintenance of the park's grounds and cleaning.

This position provides an opportunity for either someone with a proven record in the field of hospitality / tourism and who wants to hone their skills, in a relaxed location and work environment.

Managing the Carnamah Caravan Park will be fulfilling and provide an opportunity to engage with a wide range of park clients, from visiting contractors, to global tourists.

The expected hours of work are approximately 6.9 hours per day 11 days per fortnight (or approximately 38 hours per week) to run this relatively small caravan park.

Given the nature of caravan park operations you must have a flexible attitude towards work and work hours. You will be required to be available on weekends. In return, a salary plus superannuation is offered together with on-site accommodation in a two-bedroom unfurnished, air-conditioned residence is provided with a modest rental on site at the caravan park.

The successful applicants will meet the following criteria:

  • Valid Driver's Licence
  • Current Senior First Aid Certificate
  • Federal Police Check not less than 3 months old
  • Medical Clearance not less than 3 months old; and
  • Fit to cope with working conditions and the local environment

We're looking for a manager who would enjoy working and living on site in the park and be willing to work awkward hours, including being on call.

Applicants must be able to demonstrate an enthusiasm and commitment to ensuring the smooth and efficient operations of the facility, further building on its friendly reputation.

The successful candidate will have a sound understanding of Work Health and Safety obligations and responsibilities.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Excellence in customer and tourist’s relations, including good presentation;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Reception duties/enquiries and bookings;
  • Prompt and accurate collection of caravan park fees including use and reconciliation of EFTPOS machine;
  • General building repairs and maintenance of fixed assets;
  • Purchasing and stock control;
  • Gardening;
  • Cleaning of ablutions and park facilities;
  • Cleaning of chalets;
  • Lock up and security; and
  • Completion of all day to day and routine responsibilities/duties for the functioning of the Caravan Park in liaison with the Deputy Chief Executive Officer.

If you believe you meet the criteria above and are a reliable, honest team player, we encourage you to apply. For further information contact Ian Walsh on 9951 7000 or email shire@carnamah.wa.gov.au

Please email us a brief covering letter to tell us a bit about yourselves, include your CV(s). The conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government Officers (Western Australia) Interim Award 2011. This position is a Level 5 Step 4 within the context of the Award and the annualised wage, including allowances for working on Saturdays and Sundays is approximately $69,000.

Applications need to be in writing and close at 4:00 pm on Monday 9 January 2023.

Please address applications to:

Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Carnamah
PO Box 80

Applications will also be accepted by email at shire@carnamah.wa.gov.au.