Our Organisation

The Shire of Carnarvon local government organisation is dedicated to providing excellent customer service across a wide range of programs, facilities, and services that maintain and enhance our community.  At the heart of our organisation are our values which underpin how our employees carry out their duties and engage with the community and stakeholders.

Our CARECHIP is what gives us the drive to serve our community. We take pride in knowing that our employees and new recruits share our values, and we like to think that everyone who chooses to work with us brings this CARECHIP with them.

















Why work for us?

The Shire of Carnarvon has a fantastic team of friendly people that you will enjoy working with. We invest in our people by offering ongoing training and development opportunities such as on the job training and mentoring, formal education, short courses, seminars, and workshops.

We provide the above award conditions and access to a range of financial benefits and initiatives, including salary sacrificing and annual leave travel allowances. We value the importance of a healthy workforce by offering a variety of health initiatives. Some of which include annual flu vaccinations, annual skin cancer screening, access to gym membership subsidy, a shire incentive card that provides free access to the Shire pool for the whole family and discounts to shire hosted events.

Most importantly, we understand the importance of family and that our employees have other commitments and aspirations. This is why we offer a range of benefits and flexible work arrangements so that our employees can achieve that perfect work/life balance. 

Some of the benefits we offer are:

Health and Wellbeing

The Shire of Carnarvon is dedicated to providing additional benefits to employees to promote employee health and wellbeing. Additional benefits are:

  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Annual skin cancer screening
  • Annual Hep B vaccinations (for high-risk occupations)
  • Access to Employee Assistance Program – a free and confidential counselling service for employees and their immediate family members who can access the service for up to six sessions per year.
  • Access to gym membership subsidy
  • Shire Incentive Card – Free family access to the Aquatic Centre and a 10% Discount for all Shire Events

Work Place

  • Shire induction program
  • Access to participate in the Shire Social Club
  • Annual Staff Christmas Party
  • Family-friendly workplace
  • Access to flexible hours
  • Reward and Recognition program
  • Recognition of employee service


  • Training and Development
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Internal promotion and acting opportunities
  • Annual performance reviews
  • Internal promotion and acting opportunities

Leave Benefits

  • 2 LG days (One at Easter and one at Christmas) do not accrue
  • Five additional days of Annual Leave
  • 38 hours Paid Volunteer Emergency Service Leave
  • Ten days of Paid Pandemic Leave

Financial Benefits and Incentives

  • 3 Yearly Retention Bonus
  • Access to Corporate Uniforms
  • Annual Leave Travel Assistance
  • Salary Sacrificing

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