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Ranger – Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley

Work Type: Full time
Remuneration: Up to $98,641 per annum + additional on-call and overtime allowances + one-off
$5,000 relocation reimbursement
Location: Kununurra
Closing date: 12 Noon, Monday 22 November 2021

The Position
Reporting to the Senior Ranger & Emergency Services Coordinator, this role is responsible for assisting
to initiate and implement enforcement of the Dog Act 1976, Cat Act 2011, Bush Fires Act 1954, Litter Act
1979, Caravan and Camping Grounds Act 1995, Animal Welfare Act 2020, Local Government Act 1995
and other legislation in accordance with Council Policy and Local Laws.

The role will focus on ensuring compliance with statutory and regulatory requirements as well as providing
high standards of service to the organisation.

This position is required to work a rotating roster including on-call and weekends.

Other Requirements
The successful applicant will be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within six months),
successfully complete a pre-placement medical assessment and submit copies of qualifications (where
relevant) to be eligible for the position.

Further Information
A copy of the position description is available from the Shire Office and website ( Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Simon Hawes, the Shire’s Senior Ranger and Emergency Services Coordinator, or the Shire’s Human Resources Team, on (08) 9168 4100 if they have any questions or wish to discuss the position requirements further.

This position is not eligible for any assistance with housing. Applicants are strongly advised to make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Kununurra prior to submitting an application.

Submitting an Application
Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining their interest in the position and their ability to meet the Selection Criteria (maximum two pages), and a current resume.
Posted applications are to be addressed to Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, PO Box 614, Kununurra WA 6743
All electronic applications are to be sent directly to or otherwise submitted via the Shire’s website.

All submissions must be received by the nominated closing date. In fairness to all applicants, late applications cannot be considered unless prior consent has been received from the Shire under restricted circumstances.


The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant visa.

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