Applying for a Position at the Shire of Ashburton
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The covering letter introduces yourself to the selection panel and should include the title of the position you are applying for, as well as the position reference number.
You should explain why you are applying for the position and how you may be contacted during normal business hours.
Addressing Selection Criteria
This is an important part of your application. You should use each selection criteria as a separate heading and outline relevant claims and experience. Consideration for interview is based upon clear demonstration of your ability to meet each of the selection criteria.
You should indicate how you meet the criterion and provide examples of events and projects that demonstrate experience, knowledge and skills. It is recommended that your statements in response to each of the selection criteria be no more than half a page.
Your resume should provide personal details (eg. name, address, and telephone number) relevant work history, education, training, courses attended, qualifications and professional memberships. Relevant work history should commence with the most recent position you have held as well as the dates/period of employment. In the description of your work history give a brief summary of the duties and responsibilities for each of the positions. All supporting documents can be downloaded and are found within the details of the vacant position.
You should include in the resume the names and contact numbers of at least two (2) referees. Referees may be contacted to verify your claims in relation to the selection criteria. Preferably one referee should be your current supervisor or manager, alternatively a supervisor/manager from a previous position may be used.
How to Apply
Please apply by clicking on the position in the table below. Postal applications can be submitted to
Chief Executive Officer
Shire of Ashburton
PO Box 567
TOM PRICE WA 6751
Last updated: 27 March 2017