Our Vision

WALGA employs over 90 staff in a range of occupations who all work to achieve the organisation’s values.

Our sector vision is agile and inclusive Local Governments enhancing community wellbeing and enabling economic prosperity.

Our purspose is to leverage the collective strength and influence of the Local Government sector for the benefit of WA Local Governments and their communities.  As an advocate for this sector, there are a diverse range of employment opportunities at WALGA in policy areas such as Environment and Waste, Governance and Strategy, Planning and Community Development, and Infrastructure, as well as our service areas of Employee Relations, Training, and Procurement.

Our Values

This vision is realised through focus on the following core values:

Respect: We treat everyone with honesty, integrity and respect
Excellence: We are a professional organisation delivering positive impact for members and community
Accountable: We take responsibility and work openly and transparently to earn the trust of
Collaborative: We leverage strong relationships and partnerships
Innovative: We constantly strive to improve, innovate and adapt.

Benefits of working at WALGA

WALGA cares about its employees and provides some fantastic benefits to ensure that professional growth and a work/life balance is achieved, this includes:
  • 30 days annual leave
  • WALGA anniversary leave (an additional one day leave to be taken on the anniversary of commencement of employment)
  • six weeks primary carers leave
  • up to four weeks purchased leave
  • health and wellbeing program (including health assessments, skin cancer screenings, flu vaccinations and ergonomic assessments)
  • modern building and amenities. This building has achieved a 5-Star Nabers Energy rating and 5-Star Green Star rating
  • study assistance (if eligibility requirements are met), and
  • vehicle purchasing through a novated lease arrangement.
Thank you for your interest in a position at WALGA.
Browse our range of advertised vacancies that are currently open at WALGA.
View our guide on how to apply for a role at WALGA, from drafting a Cover Letter to submitting your application.
WALGA makes every effort to ensure that the right individual is chosen for the advertised vacancy. As such we employ a range of methods to assist with the selection process.