Machine Operator/General Hand

Employment Details
Date Added: 6-Jan-2022
Closing Date: 4-Feb-2022 04:00 PM

Shire of Denmark

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Denmark is a happy, healthy and eclectic community that embraces creativity, celebrates the natural environment and is invested in a strong local economy.


The Position:             MACHINE OPERATOR / GENERAL HAND


Status:                        Full-time (9-day fortnight)


Salary:                        $60,216.00 per annum plus up to 15% Superannuation and additional benefits


About us:


The Shire of Denmark is a high performing local government in the Great Southern.  We are a regional leader in eight key areas including customer service and sense of belonging, with 96% of staff rating the Shire of Denmark as a positive place to work.


There has never been a better time to join our team.




The Shire of Denmark is seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to fill the Machine Operator/General Hand position within the Shire's Assets & Sustainable Development Directorate.


 We’re looking for someone who;

  • Can maintain and improve the Shire’s performance in maintenance of footpaths, trails, cycleways and our local road network.
  • Has a passion for and previous experience in civil works.
  • Can work autonomously with minimum supervision
  • Has a strong focus on occupational health and safety in the workplace.
  • Can deliver customer service with confidence and has excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Wants to be a part of a strong team culture and demonstrate the ability to be flexible and multitask within the team.
  • Can accept responsibility, be solution focused, with a ‘can-do’ attitude.
  • Will look for opportunities to innovate.
  • Can embrace change in the workplace.
  • Will champion the Shire’s vision, values and mission statement.




A Candidate Information Package, including an Application for Employment form is available here Candidate Information Package and Application for Employment Form or by contacting Marcia Chamberlain, Coordinator Employee Support and Culture on (08) 9848 0305.


Please note: the Shire of Denmark follows all State and Federal Government COVID requirements including, where applicable, evidence of mandatory vaccination.


Please submit your CV, Application for Employment form and a short cover letter which highlights how you could add value to our organisation in this role, either by email to, on-line on our website, or by mail to PO Box 183, Denmark WA 6333.  Applications are to be received no later than 4.00pm on Friday 4th February 2022.






David Schober

Chief Executive Officer

PO Box 183, Denmark WA 6333

Telephone: (08) 9848 0300



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