The Shire currently has the following full-time position available.

Shire Works Supervisor

The Shire is now seeking applications for the position of Works Supervisor. The Works Supervisor will be responsible for overseeing the Shire’s outside works crews and will report directly to the Manager of Works and Services. Our ideal candidate will be fluent in both Cocos Malay and English and would hold some relevant TAFE trade qualifications. Previous supervisory experience and a sound knowledge and demonstrated experience with safe Occupational Health & Safety practices is essential. 


In order to be considered for the position you must be able to demonstrate your suitability for the position. Before preparing your application check the essential selection criteria outlined in the Position Description (Knowledge & Skills), which can be obtained by contacting the Shire office on 91626649, to make sure you are eligible to apply.

Your application should include the following documentation:

  1. A cover letter demonstrating your suitability for the position making reference to the position description.

  2. A Resume which comprises of your personal details including contact number, a summary of your work history starting with your most recent employment, education*, training achievements. 

  3. Please do not submit applications in plastic folders or include original documents. All documentation should be stapled together in the top left hand side of the application. Applications may be posted, faxed, emailed or submitted by hand to the Home Island Shire Administration Office.

*A copy of stated qualifications must be included with your application.


  1. Please ensure that the position title is clearly marked in the covering letter of your application.

  2. Applications must reach the Home Island Shire Administration Office no later than 12.00pm FRIDAY 31st August 2018.

If you have any questions about the position please contact Ian Evans, Manager for Works and Services on 08 9162 6649 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The Shire of Cocos Keeling Islands is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to selecting the best applicant. Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify applicants.


Ian Evans
Manager for Works and Services