Careers / Employment Opportunities


The Shire of Yilgarn currently has an opportunity for a reliable person to join our team on a casual basis. The primary responsibilities of the position are the cleaning of Shire owned premises.

The applicant must be:

  • Responsible
  • Have a strong work ethic
  • Reliable
  • Have good personal presentation
  • Attention to detail
  • Capable of working alone
  • Physically able to undertake manual work including lifting, carrying and kneeling
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Self-motivated

The successful candidate may be required to work early morning or late afternoon/evening hours.

Cleaning equipment and products provided.

Interested candidates are requested to obtain an application pack from:

  • administration office at 23 Antares Street, Southern Cross, or
  • telephone Corporate Services Officer 08 9049 1001, or
  • , or
    by downloading below:

Application Pack - Casual Cleaner

Applications should be marked “Confidential Application – Casual Cleaner”.

Nic Warren
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Yilgarn
PO Box 86

PLEASE NOTE: Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks, and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment. This position is subject to a Pre-Employment Medical and a National Police Clearance.

Building Maintenance Tradesperson

Southern Cross/Permanent Full Time

Base Salary $43.32 to $46.02per hour

The Shire of Yilgarn is seeking applications from suitably qualified persons for the position of Building Maintenance Tradesperson. The successful applicant will be responsible for the maintenance of Councils building infrastructure in accordance with approved directions and guidelines. Basic salary starting at $43.32 to $46.02per hour (depending on experience) with further benefits including up to 18.5% superannuation contribution, housing allowance (or subsidised Shire housing by negotiation), adverse working conditions allowance, relocation expenses in accordance with Shire Policy, uniform allowance, service pay, a Rostered Day Off every 19 days and overtime.

Located along the Great Eastern Highway, 380km from Perth the Shire of Yilgarn is known as the gateway to the Wheatbelt and the Goldfields with Southern Cross being the major town centre. Working with the Shire of Yilgarn will offer the successful applicant an exceptional base from which to enjoy the best of regional living.

The position operates out of the works depot located in Arcturus Street, Southern Cross under the supervision of Executive Manager Infrastructure.

An application package is available at or by contacting Laura Della Bosca on 08 90491001 or Further position information can be obtained by contacting Glen Brigg, Executive Manager Infrastructure, on 0409 791 135.

Building Maintenance Tradesperson Application Pack

Written applications, addressed to the CEO and marked “Confidential Application-Building Maintenance Tradesperson”, will be received up to 4:00pm on 8 March 2024. Refer to the application pack for further information on how to apply.

Nic Warren
Chief Executive Officer

PLEASE NOTE: The successful applicant is required to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment. This position is subject to a National Police Clearance and Pre-Employment Medical Assessment. The applicant must be physically fit as this position requires manual work.