First listed on: 20 March 2024

Community Development Officer


Are you looking for interesting work that fosters positive community change in the Shire of Wagin? This could be your perfect way to start a career in local government. The Community Development Officer delivers progressive projects, applies for grants, and builds connections across Wagin and beyond. Share your expertise and learn on the job – be part of a cohesive, impactful team and make a real difference.

Working alongside the Community Liaison Officer, you'll implement council projects and scout grant opportunities. Strong computer skills, a positive attitude, and excellent time management and organisational abilities are essential. All backgrounds are valued.


  • National Police Check and Working with Children Criminal Check (costs reimbursed if obtained in the last three months)
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  • Valid motor vehicle driver’s license

This role offers a fantastic opportunity to kick-start a career in local government. We understand the importance of work-life balance, and we can accommodate school hours if needed.

A competitive salary for part-time hours (minimum of twenty hours per week) will be negotiated with the successful applicant. The position description can be downloaded via our website or viewed at the administration office, 2 Arthur Rd Wagin. For confidential inquiries, contact Mr John Fathers at 9861 1177 or via

Applications are open until close of business Friday, April 12th 2024, and can be hand-delivered to the Shire Administration Office at 2 Arthur Rd Wagin, or by submitted by email to Incomplete or late applications will not be considered.

Dr Kenneth Parker

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