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Plant Operator Labourer (Full-time, Permanent)

The Shire of Irwin invites suitably qualified and experienced applicants for the role of Plant Operator Labourer in order to deliver on Council’s core responsibilities in maintaining and providing a safe road network.

Position Objectives

The Plant Operator Labourer undertakes operational activities associated with the provision of road infrastructure services to the Shire of Irwin, including operation and maintenance of plant and machinery.

The Plant Operator Labourer shall participate as an active member of the team in performing other duties, including: general operation of other plant types, maintenance and labour duties as reasonably directed within known skills, knowledge and capabilities.

Working under the supervision of the Coordinator Rural Maintenance, this role assists to ensure that works are completed to the required standard and in a timely manner, in accordance with set programs, budgets and in compliance with all relevant legislation, Shire policies, procedures and applicable Australian Standards.

Salary and Conditions

To attract the right person with a brilliant blend of skills, knowledge and experience, the Shire is offering the position an hourly pay rate of up to $26.5745 (dependent on qualifications and experience) and up to 14.5% superannuation (subject to a personal contribution being made). Other benefits and employment conditions are in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2010 and the National Employment Standards.


Applications must include an up-to-date Resume and cover letter detailing your interest in the position. The Shire may request applicants undertake a practical competency assessment prior to selection and appointment.

The Information Package for this position is available by clicking here.

Applications are to be addressed to ‘Shane Ivers, Acting Chief Executive Officer, PMB 21, DONGARA WA 6525’ and can either be hand delivered to the Shire’s Coordinator Organisational Performance, Miss Erin Greaves, or be sent directly via email to by the nominated closing date.

Applications close on Monday, 22 October 2018.

Shane Ivers
Acting Chief Executive Officer


Request for Tender

Tender 2 - 2018/19 Provision of Cleaning Services

The Shire of Irwin invites tenders from suitably experienced Contractors for cleaning services associated with the following Council owned facilities for a three year period. 

  • Shire Administration Centre
  • Council Chambers & Offices
  • Dongara Public Library
  • Operations Depot
  • Dongara Pavilion
  • Fisherman’s Hall
  • Dongara Town Park Ablutions
  • Port Denison Foreshore Marina Facilities and Ablutions
  • Seaspray Public Ablutions
  • Memorial Park Ablutions
  • South Beach Ablutions
  • Dongara Oval RV Dump Point
  • Cliff Head Ablutions & Camping Facilities
  • Big Freshwater Ablutions
  • Knobby Head Ablutions 

To request a copy of the Tender documentation please contact Stacey Pratt-King via email at

Tenders containing all relevant details are to be enclosed in a sealed envelope marked

“Tender 2 – 2018/19: Provision of Cleaning Services” and addressed to:           

            Chief Executive Officer
            Shire of Irwin
            PMB 21
            DONGARA WA 6525

Email submissions to will be accepted.

Tenders close at 12 noon on Monday 29 October 2018

Shane Ivers

A/Chief Executive Officer   

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