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Are you a community-orientated leader looking to make a difference locally? This may be the opportunity you have been searching for!

The Western Australian Museum is a vibrant centre of inspiration, learning and enjoyment for everyone. It preserves, documents and shares collections relating to the State’s natural and cultural heritage. It collaborates with people across Western Australia to share the stories and voices of diverse communities. It works alongside national and international organisations, contributing to global research, promoting life-long learning, and developing and hosting world-class exhibitions.

The WA Museum is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating an equitable and diverse working environment and providing opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and young people. The Museum values the importance of a work environment which is representative of the wider community and which supports a variety of perspectives.


We currently have available one (1) full time permanent vacancy available for immediate filling.

There will also be a pool running for a period of up to 18 months from the date after the review period closes. Applicants deemed suitable will be placed into a pool where appointments may be considered for similar vacancies for full-time, part-time, casual, fixed term or permanency.

A current (within 6 months) National Police Clearance Certificate will be required prior to commencement of employment, as per the Department’s Police Record Screening Policy.


This position is in Albany on the southern coast of Western Australia. Albany is known for its Aboriginal and early European settler history and natural scenic beauty of the rugged granite coastline. The Western Australian Museum overlooks picturesque Princess Royal Harbour, on the site of the first European settlement in Western Australia.

Job Description

Under the limited direction of the Regional Manager, this position provides leadership and direction through applying and monitoring human and physical resources to the site’s daily operations.

The Operations Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining operational networks through effective liaison with visitors, stakeholders, community and special interest groups as well as promoting community support for the organisation’s goals and strategies.

This role also supports the site’s visitor-oriented experiences including programs, events, outreach, marketing and online services.

Please refer to the attached Job Description Form (JDF) for a more comprehensive outline of the duties involved and the specific work-related requirements your application should address.

For more information or to apply visit: JobsWA.