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

Customer Service and Administration Officer

Darwin - Full Time
Remuneration Package $65,169 - $69,676 (including salary $56,907 - $60,843)
6 weeks annual leave

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Essential Services Officer

Maningrida - Fixed Term Full Time
Remuneration Package $76,489 - $81,499 (including salary $66,792 - $71,167)
6 weeks annual leave
Locality allowance
Accommodation will be available

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Council Services Officer

Gunbalanya - Full Time
Remuneration Package $76,489 - $81,499 (including salary $66,792 - $71,167)
6 weeks annual leave
Locality allowance
Accommodation will be available

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Team Leader Roads

Gunbalanya - Full Time
Remuneration Package $70,980 - $73,986 (including salary $61,982 - $64,607)
6 weeks annual leave
Locality allowance
Accommodation will be available

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Senior Cleaner

Gunbalnaya - Full Time
Remuneration Package $59,157 - $63,668 (including salary $51,657 - $55,597)
6 weeks annual leave
Locality allowance
Accommodation will be available.

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Youth, Sport and Recreation Officer

Gunablanya - Fixed Term Part Time x 2 positions
$39,220 - $50,347 p.a pro rata depending on qualifications and experience
6 weeks annual leave pro rata
12.5% superannuation
Locality allowance

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Childcare Assistant

Warruwi - Casual
$19.84 per hour plus 25% casual loading
9.5% superannuation

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Out of School Hours & Vacation Care Assistant

Warruwi - Casual
$19.84 per hour plus 25% casual loading
9.5% superannuation

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Administration Trainee

Maningrida - Fixed Term 12 Months
$39,220 - $45,254 p.a.
6 weeks annual leave
12.5% Superannuation
Locality Allowance

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To learn more about living and working in remote Australia, download the booklets below.

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