Project Support Officer

Company Info

Town of Port Hedland

Company Profile

Project Support Officer

Job ID: 11012
Job Views: 15
Location: Port Hedland
Post Code: 6721
Category: Local Government
Employment Type: Full-time
Posted: 08/05/2024


Work with us!

Where opportunity meets lifestyle

With a year-round outdoor lifestyle, spectacular scenery and supportive community, Port Hedland is a unique place to call home.

Port Hedland is located in the Pilbara region of Western Australia, a region renowned for rich Aboriginal culture, vast mineral deposits and world-renowned landscapes.

In an organisation which values autonomy and innovative thinking, you will be empowered to make a difference and find purpose in your work.

We value a work life balance and the contributions of every team member. From accountancy to community development, we have a diverse range of roles available to further your career with Local Government.

Director Positions
Director Community Services - Town of Port Hedland

Director Regulatory Services - Town of Port Hedland

Job Requirements:

Vision and Values

Our vision is that together we create a thriving, resilient and inclusive future for our diverse community.

Unity: We Work as one team and actively share our ideas and information across the organisation.

Quality: We strive for excellence and take price in everything we do. We challenge our thinking and look beyond the obvious.

Integrity: We are honest and ethical in everything we do, fostering transparency and promoting public trust and continued confidence.

Employee Benefits

The Town of Port Hedland is proud to offer a variety of benefits for employees to meet their professional aspirations. We also pride ourselves on supporting a work-life balance and offering a family friendly lifestyle.

Depending on your position, your benefits can include:

Salary benefits 

  • Employer superannuation 11%, with optional co-contribution of 3% each from employer and employee (to total of 17%)
  • Remote area benefits salary packaging and novated leasing options
  • Yearly uniform allowance

Leave Benefits 

  • 5-6 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • 6 ½ weeks pro rata access to long service leave after 5 years with the Town of Port Hedland
  • 13 weeks Long Service Leave at 10 years
  • 5 days leave per year for travel to medical appointments outside of Hedland
  • 5 days cultural leave for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees
  • Paid parental leave of 14 weeks
  • Community services and volunteer leave

Lifestyle support

  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Relocation assistance for identified positions
  • Housing and utilities assistance for identified positions
  • Free membership to the Town’s leisure facilities
  • Social club
  • Priority placement for childcare

Career Progression & training

  • On the job training and mentoring
  • Secondment and acting opportunities
  • Opportunities to attend short courses, seminars, workshops
  • Support with formal education
  • Study assistance program
  • Access to Study Leave

Health and wellbeing

  • Employee assistance program
  • Annual flu vaccines
  • Corporate massages
  • Skin screening

How to Apply:

Ready to apply? 
How to apply

Your application should include the following

  • Cover Letter: outlining your skills and experience for the role you are interested in (max of 2 pages)
  • Resume: include your personal details (e.g. name, address, telephone number and email), relevant work history, education, training courses attended qualifications and professional memberships.

Selection Process

In additional to receiving your written application, you may progress through the selection process which may include;

  • Informal telephone conversation
  • Formal interview with selection panel
  • Skills or other testing relevant to role
  • Reference checking
  • Medical screening and pre-employment checks relevant to role

All of these elements are considered throughout the selection process, to determine the most suitable candidate for the role.

Throughout this process, if you are unsuccessful and seeking feedback, please reach out to the Talent Acquisition team.


The Hedland Splash aims to promote healthy habits, improve physical and mental health outcomes, provide increased access to community facilities, reduce youth based anti-social behavior and help to foster a sense of community and socialisation by providing a shared activity that brings Port Hedland together. In addition, Hedland Spalsh helped to improve water safety skills and reduce the risk of drowning, particularly for children and families who may not have had the opportunity to learn these important skills.

Start your Hedland journey
Contact us

For more information, please contact:

T: (08) 9158 9300

Apply Online     or share this:
Drop files here browse files ...