We have a diverse workforce and are fortunate to have a fantastic team of hard working and friendly individuals that help deliver on the strategic outcomes for the benefit of our community.   

What we look for in our people:

  • A commitment to putting our Community first
  • A service excellence approach to work
  • That you take responsibility for your actions and hold yourself accountable for the way you work
  • A focus on building positive working relationships with others
  • Respect for diversity and inclusion in the workplace

What we offer you:

  • A professional & supportive environment
  • Competitive working conditions and employment benefits
  • Strong commitment to professional development and growth
  • Health and Well-being promotion 

Employment Vacancies at the Shire


The Shire of Toodyay is seeking applications from skilled and experienced rangers to join the Planning and Development team.   The role is responsible for the practical application, and where necessary enforcement of a range of legislation and local laws for the Shire. The position also has a focus on public relations and education with the emphasis being on positive reinforcement and prevention as much as is possible. 

The Shire offers attractive working conditions and a friendly work environment.  The salary component for this role is $67,000 plus superannuation.  A mobile phone with reasonable private use and an appropriately badged vehicle with commuter use as well as a uniform allowance are provided.  Other benefits include professional development opportunities, additional superannuation contribution policy and income protection.   

The Role 

Responsibilities include investigating and resolving requests from the public regarding animals, nuisances, regulated parking, local laws and other community response related matters in a professional manner consistent with organisational standards and with regard to powers of entry, conflict resolution and evidence gathering. The successful applicant will perform compliance patrols within the region, prepare reports and briefs, present evidence in a court of law regarding investigations, and provide excellent customer service, advice, direction and solutions to the community. 


To be selelcted for an interview, candidates will have demonstrated industry skills and experience in the application of local laws compliance activities along with experience in undertaking manual tasks in a safety-conscious manner. Excellent numeracy, written and verbal communication skills sufficient to complete paperwork, read safety instructions and plans, and to effectively communicate with the public and team members are essential, along with sound computer skills. 

Due to the nature of the role; applicants must be willing to undergo a pre-employment medical assessment with an independent professional nominated by the Shire as part of the recruitment process, as well as a National Police History Check. This role requires participation in the Shire's "After Hours On-Call" service. 

Application package(PDF, 452KB)  (click the link) or by contacting the Records Officer on 9574 9312 or email records@toodyay.wa.gov.au.   

Applications should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL – Ranger” and forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Toodyay; 

  • By mail to PO Box 96, Toodyay WA 6566; 

  • In-person to Shire of Toodyay Admin Centre, 15 Fiennes Street Toodyay during opening hours; or 

  • Via email to records@toodyay.wa.gov.au

Applications close 5 pm on Monday 10 August 2020. 

Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia. 

10 July 2020 


Community Development Officer

The Shire of Toodyay is seeking applications from enthusiastic and suitably qualified individuals to join the Corporate and Community Services Department in the role of Community Development Officer.

The role focuses on networking and creating linkages with key agencies and community groups, supporting community led projects and assisting with the development and delivery of events and activities within the local community.

The Shire offers attractive working conditions and a friendly work environment.  The base salary component for this role is $66,000pa.  Other benefits include; support for professional development opportunities, additional superannuation contribution policy and income protection.   To be considered, applicants must be able to demonstrate suitability in line with the position requirements, relevant qualifications and experience.

Application package(PDF, 351KB) (click the link) or contact the Records Officer on 9574 9312 or email records@toodyay.wa.gov.au.

For further information please contact the Manager Corporate and Community Services on 9574 9300.

Applications, should be forwarded to the Chief Executive Officer, Shire of Toodyay, PO Box 96, TOODYAY WA 6566 marked “CONFIDENTIAL – “Community Development Officer,” or emailed to records@toodyay.wa.gov.au.

Delivery Options

  • Via SEEK
  • By mail to PO Box 96, Toodyay WA 6566;
  • In person to Shire of Toodyay Admin Centre, 15 Fiennes Street Toodyay during opening hours; or
  • Via email to records@toodyay.wa.gov.au.

Applications close 4.00pm on Friday 7 August 2020.
Applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia and agree to consent to a federal police clearance as part of the application process.


The Shire is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values and respects diversity in its workplace.




Expressions of Interest

We welcome you to make contact with the Shire and leave an expression of interest in working with us.

To enable us to assess your EOI please provide the following information:

  • Cover letter indicating the area of interest for work.
  • Current CV outlining your work history and includes at least two current references and their contact details.
  • Qualifications, licenses and registrations applicable to your area of expertise.

Please forward your EOI to the Shire.