Airport Reporting Officer

Full Time
Listed on 11 January 2023

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley

Is located in a picturesque and rugged sparsely populated northeast corner of Western Australia (WA) and is one of the world’s last wilderness frontiers. As a global tourism attraction, it is known for luxury accommodation, great food and friendly locals, and is an amazing and very unique part of Australia.

Work Type: Permanent, Full-Time

Remuneration Package: Up to $87,101 per annum (salary includes superannuation and allowances)

Location: Kununurra, Western Australia

Closing date: Midday, Monday, 23 January 2023

Position Description: Airport Reporting Officer

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The Position

Reporting to the Senior Airport Reporting Officer, this role is responsible for maintaining compliance with the Civil Aviation Safety Regulations (CASR) Part 139, Aerodrome Manuals and the applicable Safety Management Systems in place at the East Kimberley Regional Airport (EKRA).

The role will also involve maintaining to a high standard all gardens and lawns (both airside and landside), open areas (landside), and airport terminal/s and facilities.

Other Requirements

The successful applicant will be required to submit a National Police Clearance (dated within six months), successfully complete a pre-placement medical assessment (including drug and alcohol screening) and submit copies of qualifications (where relevant) to be eligible for the position.


The relevant position description outlines a number of essential qualifications/licences required to fulfil the role. While it is highly preferable that these are held by a candidate prior to applying for the role, we are aware that these are highly industry specific. This being the case, and on the occasion that a candidate is successful in progressing having adequately demonstrated an ability to obtain these qualifications within 3 months of commencement, they will be eligible to receive support from the Shire.

Note however, that in the event that the successful candidate resigns from their position within 2 years of completing the necessary training, they will be required to repay to the Shire any costs incurred in supporting them to obtain essential qualifications/licences (on a sliding scale based on length of service).

Further Information

A copy of the position description is available from the Shire Office and website ( Interested applicants are encouraged to contact Warren Lane, the Shire’s Coordinator Airport Operations and Compliance, on (08) 9168 4100/ 0439 180 111 if they have any questions or wish to discuss the position requirements further.

This position is not eligible for any assistance with housing. Applicants are strongly advised to make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Kununurra prior to submitting an application.

Submitting an Application

Applicants are required to submit a covering letter outlining their interest in the position and their ability to meet the Selection Criteria (maximum two pages), and a current resume.

Posted applications are to be addressed to Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley, PO Box 614, Kununurra WA 6743

All electronic applications are to be sent directly to or otherwise submitted via the Shire’s website.

All submissions must be received by the nominated closing date. In fairness to all applicants, late applications cannot be considered unless prior consent has been received from the Shire under restricted circumstances.

The Shire of Wyndham East Kimberley is committed to providing equal opportunity in employment and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for positions.

Applicants for this position must be legally entitled to work in Australia and will be required to provide evidence of this entitlement. Acceptable evidence includes an Australian or New Zealand passport, birth certificate, or foreign passport with a relevant visa.

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