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Employment

Live and work in West Arnhem

One of the largest employers in the region, West Arnhem Regional Council is a vibrant and energetic organisation that provides a range of local government services to residents of West Arnhem Land.

Our headquarters are located in Jabiru, in the middle of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. We have offices in the mainland Aboriginal towns of Maningrida and Gunbalanya and on the island communities of Warruwi (South Goulburn Island) and Minjilang (Croker Island).

If you want to live and work in stunning Kakadu or Arnhem Land, help build a better community for you, your friends and family, and make a difference in a unique part of Australia, then working for West Arnhem Regional Council may be the job for you.

Current Vacancies

Warruwi – Fixed Term – Full Time

Remuneration Package $67,124 - $71,767 (including salary $58,615 - $62,669)

Fixed term until the end of June 2018 with high potential for extension

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Locality allowance

Warruwi – Fixed Term – Full Time

Remuneration Package $67,124 - $71,767 (including salary $58,615 - $62,669)
Fixed term until the end of June 2018 with high potential for extension

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Locality allowance

Maningrida - Full Time

Remuneration Package $73,111 - $76,207 (including salary $63,842 - $66,546)

6 weeks annual leave

12.5% superannuation

Locality allowance

Gunbalanya – Murganella Road Project - Casual 3 months 

$38.23 per hour plus 25% casual loading

9.5% superannuation

On-site accommodation provided

Gunbalanya – Murganella Road Project - Casual 3 months

$34.81 per hour plus 25% casual loading

9.5% superannuation 

On-site accommodation provided

Gunbalanya – Murganella Road Project - Casual 3 months

$32.30 per hour plus 25% casual loading

9.5% superannuation 

On-site accommodation provided

Warruwi - Full Time

Remuneration Package $78,784 - $83,945 (including salary $68,796 - $73,303)

6 weeks annual leave

Locality allowance

Relocation assistance

Gunbalanya – Full Time

Remuneration Package $73,111 - $76,207 (including salary $63,842 - $66,546)

6 weeks annual leave

Locality allowance

Relocation assistance

Jabiru - Permanent

Remuneration Package $67,124 - $71,767 (including salary $58,615 - $62,669)

6 weeks annual leave

Relocation assistance provided

Accommodation is subject to availability

Maningrida - Casual

$24.28 per hour plus 25% casual loading

9.5% superannuation

 

 

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