Employment Vacancies


When employment vacancies occur with the Shire job advertisements, position descriptions and selection criteria can be accessed from this page.

Please ensure that you read the 'Applying for Position Guide' prior to applying for any position with the Shire of Merredin as this document details the process required to complete and submit your application.

Please ensure you address all the selection criteria relevant to the position when applying. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

Applying for a Position Guide

cummins theatre - 12 MONTH traineeship 

Closing 12:00pm, 2 March 2018

The Shire is seeking applications from young people (24 years and under) for a traineeship program. The traineeship will enable the young person to develop long-term employment skills and expose them to future employment opportunities and networks. The traineeship includes studies to attain a Certificate II in Creative Industries.

The position’s three key focus areas are:

  1. To assist in the running of the Cummins Theatre
  2. To encourage and promote artistic and cultural activities in the district
  3. To develop a greater understanding of the role and management of arts

The remuneration level and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award (LGIA) 2010.

Potential applicants are encouraged to contact Mrs Emma Davis, Cummins Theatre Manager, for further information on 0459 892 327. Alternatively, a ‘Statement of Duties’ is available below to download or by contacting Rebecca McCall, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, on (08) 9041 1611 or dceo@merredin.wa.gov.au.

Applications should include a cover letter, a detailed CV and addressing the selection criteria. They are to be emailed to cumminstheatre@merredin.wa.gov.au by no later than 12:00pm, 2 March 2018.

GS Powell


Click here for 'Statement of Duties' 


Closing - 4:00pm, 5 March 2018 

Commencing: Immediately

Position Status: Full Time

The Shire of Merredin is seeking an experienced person to join our Administration Team. The successful applicant should have well developed communications, time management and customer service skills.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Local Government Industry (WA) Award 2010 with the current salary being (Level 6, Step 2) $51,638 per annum plus superannuation.

A position description to download below. Please forward your resume and covering letter to emcs@merredin.wa.gov.au. Applications close 4:00pm on Monday, 5 March 2018

If you require any further information please do not hesitate to contact Charlie Brown, Executive Manager of Corporate Services, on 9041 1611.

GS Powell


Click here for the 'Position Description' 

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