Employment | Martumili Artists Field Officer

Wednesday, 20 January 2016

Key Dates:

Applications close: Monday 01 February 2016 (4:00pm WA time)

An excellent opportunity for a career-orientated Field Officer to be based in Newman, with alternating stays in Parnngurr Community and regular travel to other Martu communities.

The Shire of East Pilbara is a well-established Local Government Authority in Western Australia, which services the town sites of Newman, Marble Bar and Nullagine.

Martumili Artists work with Martu artists from the remote East Pilbara region, and the Shire of East Pilbara provides significant support and services to these artists.

This pivotal role will provide high quality visual art services to Martu artists in Parnngurr as well as artists residing in other remote Martu communities. As part of the Martumili Artists team, the Field Officer will contribute to the overall development of the group's initiatives through creative programming.

To succeed in this position, the successful applicant must evidence the ability to work unsupervised and within a close team environment. Previous experience in a similar role will be highly regarded.


  • 12 month contract (renewable)
  • Subsidised Accommodation
  • The salary is based on Level 7/8 of the Local Government Industry Award 2010 and is between the range of $64,292.80 and $71,850 per annum (cash component). In addition, other competitive allowances and entitlements are also offered and will be discussed at interview.

The Information Package along with the Position Description can be obtained from the Shire website and candidates are encouraged to review this document before applying for the position. Further details on the position can be obtained by contacting Carly Day, Manager Martumili, on 0439 327 085 during office hours.

Applicants are requested to submit written applications addressing the selection criteria and marked "Private and Confidential" quoting the relevant reference number and addressed to: The Manager Human Resources, Shire of East Pilbara, PMB 22, Newman WA 6753 or via email to: hro@eastpilbara.wa.gov.au



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