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Live and work in West Arnhem

One of the largest employers in the region, West Arnhem Regional Council is a vibrant and energetic organisation that provides a range of local government services to residents of West Arnhem Land.

Our headquarters are located in Jabiru, in the middle of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. We have offices in the mainland Aboriginal towns of Maningrida and Gunbalanya and on the island communities of Warruwi (South Goulburn Island) and Minjilang (Croker Island).

If you want to live and work in stunning Kakadu or Arnhem Land, help build a better community for you, your friends and family, and make a difference in a unique part of Australia, then working for West Arnhem Regional Council may be the job for you.


You can read more about what West Arnhem Regional Council has to offer you here.


Current Vacancies

The best place to explore the NT

Perm, full time

Permanent, Full Time   Closes 8am 28 June 2024...

Full Time, Fixed Term   Closes 8am Wednesday 19 June 2024...

Permanent, Full Time   Closes 8am Wednesday 19 June 2024 ...

Located on the beautiful South Goulburn Island and only a quick one hour flight to Darwin.

Permanent, Full Time

Enjoy Darwin's stunning landscapes and rich history.

Permanent positions available ,                                                                         ...

Now to see what the incredible NT has to offer. Your next journey is beckoning!

Great entry-level position   Apply online or Contact the Council Services Manager, Vicki 0474 009 493...

Open unitl filled

Open unitl filled    Please apply online or call our Council Services Manager, Vicki on 0474 119 493...

20 hours per week.  Please see one of our friendly staff in the Council Office    Open until filled...

This position does not come with housing

20 hours per week.  Please see Vicki in the Gunbalanya Council Office    Open until filled...

This position does not come with housing




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