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Work with Us

Working With The Council

Being part of the Mornington Shire Council team can be an exciting experience, where you get to live and work in one of the most remote and isolated Local Governments in Australia, sharing in one of the oldest living cultures in the world.

Mornington Island remains one of the most pristine environments anywhere and is recognised as one of the best fishing destinations in Australia.

We promote the health and well-being of all our team members and offer the ability to work flexible hours for the work-life balance that works best for you.

How to apply for a position

Mornington Shire Council advertise employment opportunities in a variety of locations, depending on the role.

For positions that are only open to residents of Mornington Island:

  • Advertisements will be placed on Council’s Notice Board at the store in Gununa, for a limited time as specified on the advertisement.
  • When applying from Mornington Island, the best way to ensure your application is considered for a role is to email it to hr@mornington.qld.gov.au. We are unable to track applications handed to Council staff, other than HR.
  • Please ensure you include your current telephone number and email address.
  • An application form is available here for Mornington Island candidates who do not have a current CV, however please ensure you complete all details, even if you have previously been employed by Council.

For positions that are open to all candidates, please apply via the method stated on the advertisement (for example via the Apply Now button on Seek).

If in doubt, you can apply or enquire by email to hr@mornington.qld.gov.au

Contact our HR Manager
t:  07 4745 7808
m:  0439 408 778
e:  hrmanager@mornington.qld.gov.au

Contact Us

For more information on our Council structure or to find out about employment opportunities please contact us.