Career Opportunities

Mornington Shire Council in the Wellesley Island Group is the right place for you.

Searching for career and lifestyle?



Drop into the office and speak with our HR department today.

Or, contact our office on : 07 4745 7811.

You can directly email your resume along to : (cc

Council is always looking for exceptional talent and skilled professionals across a range of fields. 

A challenging career; a range of lifestyle benefits; a values-based culture: we are bringing it together in our bush and beach environment. Come and develop your career in a range of fields with people passionate about making a difference in our community. Mornington Shire Council is a dynamic, progressive organisation tackling significant issues at a social, economic and practical level on behalf of its residents. Opportunities exist for skilled, motivated professionals with a genuine desire to make a difference to the lives of indigenous people in our community. Mornington Island is a harmonious, remote community surrounded by azure waters and accessible by a 2 ½ hour flight from Cairns. Mornington Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer.

For information please contact our office via email or call 074745 7811. 
View the current MSC – Organisational Structure – 2016
View the current MSC – EBA 

Our island lies beneath a big blue sky,

surrounded by the turquoise sea.

Turtles glide through the clear salt water,

and dugongs graze on banks of seagrass.

From the book – The Island.

Council is committed to community

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General council enquiries:
Call - 07 4745 7805
Fax - 07 4745 7275
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