Nestled in the heart of natural beauty, our Shire offers a unique blend of community spirit and environmental richness. Join a team where your contributions are valued and make a real difference in our vibrant community. Discover your next career opportunity with us. 

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Our values and culture

At the Shire of Mundaring we place an emphasis on working together. Our key values - Respect, Integrity and Team Spirit - help us strive to provide Excellence in Customer Service, Innovation and Continuous Improvement.

We are committed to promoting an inclusive and diverse working environment where people feel comfortable to be themselves. We recognise that every individual makes a valuable contribution to our success in meeting the needs of the community.

Our employee’s health and wellbeing is important to us, as is the importance of personal and professional development. We recognise the importance of looking after, developing and rewarding our employees.  

Employee Code of Conduct (PDF)

Employee benefits

It is vital to us that our people are well-rewarded, so we offer a competitive Employee Benefits package that is proven to attract, motivate and retain the best people.

The Shire promotes itself as a ‘Workplace of Choice’. Here’s a few of the reasons why:

Working arrangements

  • Flexible working arrangements such as rostered days off, late starts/early finishes, accrual of time in lieu
  • Free parking
  • Job share/part time work opportunities
  • Carer's leave/personal leave/wellness leave
  • Leave without pay for personal reasons
  • Purchased leave
  • Casual business attire encouraged
  • Choice of business uniform, subsidised for nominated positions.

Career, training and development

  • Extensive professional development opportunities (training courses, seminars, conference attendance, Recognition of Prior Learning)
  • Apprenticeships, Traineeships and Cadetships
  • Recognition of employee achievements and Employee Recognition Scheme
  • Study leave support and contribution towards tuition/course fees.


  • Generous superannuation benefits (up to 16.5%, conditions apply)
  • Salary sacrifice options available for superannuation contributions, and novated lease for motor vehicle purchase and running expenses
  • Retention and attraction bonuses (conditions apply)
  • Competitive rates of pay
  • Relocation expenses (conditions apply)
  • Shire residents can elect to pay rates through payroll deduction.

Health and wellbeing

  • Employee Wellbeing Program
  • Free entry to both Bilgoman and Mount Helena Aquatic Centres
  • Active health initiatives
  • Comprehensive medical assessments offered every two years
  • Skin scans
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Ergonomic Assessments
  • Active Social Club
  • Regular staff functions
  • Audiometric examinations
  • Hepatitis immunisations
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Unlimited tea and coffee supplies: Staff kitchen facilities
  • Private health membership discount through payroll deductions.


  • Voluntary and paid staff involvement in community activities
  • Work Experience Program
  • Volunteer Support Programs


  • Located within a scenic setting with cycle and walk trails close by
  • Close to Midland, just 30 minutes from Perth
  • Close to parks, public open spaces, sporting facilities, shopping centre, public transport, banking facilities
  • Smoke-free work environment.

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