Job 679

Municipal Services Officer - Casual / Relief / Short term


Ngaanyatjarra Council (NCAC) is a dynamic organisation representing the interests of approx. 2000 Ngaanyatjarra, Pintupi & Pitjantjatjara people living in 12 Communities in the Central Desert region of WA


Ngaanyatjarra Council is looking to employ a suitably qualified person to fill the role of Casual; Relief or Short-term Municipal Services Officer based at Ngaanyatjarra Lands, WA.  Working under the direction of the Community Services Manager (CDA), the role of Municipal Services Officer is to coordinate and carry out the delivery of municipal services activities in the Ngaanyatjarra communities.  Municipal services activities include:

·       Power, water and sewerage maintenance

·       Maintaining Powerhouse facilities and solar panels

·       Maintaining internal community roads

·       Airstrip maintenance

·       Maintenance of community assets, building and infrastructure

·       Landscaping and fire protection

·       Waste disposal


About the role

About You

The attributes and skills required to be considered for this role include:


  • Experience in supervision and on-the-job training of work teams.
  • Well-developed time management, organisational and planning skills including the ability to set priorities and meet objectives.
  • Ability to work independently, under limited direction.
  •  Basic computer skills.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Patience, maturity and a high standard of personal conduct.
  • Able to operate & monitor power generation and experience in the operation of essential and municipal services.
  • Competent in plant & equipment machinery repair, maintenance & operation.
  • Knowledge of, and commitment to the principles of Aboriginal self-determination, especially as it relates to employment and training.
  • Working knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety requirements.
  • Willingness and ability to reside in a ‘dry’ remote Aboriginal community.
  •  Willingness to undergo police certification, working with children and medical checks.
  • Drivers licence

This position comes with an attractive package, accommodation, utilities and a fully maintained vehicle for work purposes whilst employed by Ngaanyatjarra Council. 




How to apply

To apply for this position, please submit a recent resume along with covering letter addressing the selection criteria as required. 

For more information:

Linda Robertson

Human Resources Manager

Ph 08 8950 1719