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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

General Information - Employment & Tenders


Ranger - Shire of Merredin

The Shire of Merredin is currently seeking a suitably experienced and enthusiastic individual to join our team as a Ranger. This position is based in Merredin, offering an attractive salary and a range of other benefits including, but not limited to:

  • Four weeks annual leave
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • Vehicle (for community use only)

The Ranger is responsible for assisting in the enforcement of the Dog Act, Animal Welfare Act, Bush Fires Act, Cat Act, Off Road Vehicles Act, Litter Act, Local Government Act in respect of stock control and other miscellaneous legislation and Local Laws in accordance with Council Policy to ensure the protection of amenity for residents of the Shire.

Conditions of employment will be in accordance with the Local Government Industry (WA) Award 2010 with the salary being Level 8 from $60,000 - $70,000 (depending upon level of experience) per annum plus superannuation.

Applications are to include a CV, Statement of Claims against the Selection Criteria, and a covering letter (max 2 pages) indicating your ability to meet the role requirements. Applicants are required to address the selection criteria.

Applications are to be received by no later than 4.00pm, Friday 24th January 2020. Applications are to be marked "Private and Confidential" and emailed to dceo@merredin.wa.gov.au  or sent via post to PO Box 42 Merredin WA 6415.

Download the Position Description here