How to Apply

Advertised vacancies

To apply for an advertised vacancy please read the advert closely to ensure the below conditions are met to ensure a successful application:

  • All vacancies require a detailed cover letter outlining suitability for the role & current resume to be included with your application. 
  • Applications must be submitted on or before the advertised closing date. We are unable to accept late applications.
  • A complete position description is available from the job advertisement link.
  • Some vacancies may request an addressed selection criteria to be submitted with your application in the preferred STAR method.
    • Where an addressed selection criteria is requested the Essential Criteria to be addressed is listed on the position description.
    • Where an addressed selection criteria is requested we will only assess applicants who address and meet the selection criteria.

Need some help addressing the selection criteria? Access the How to Applyguide.

All applications are to be sent via email with Word or PDF attachments to [email protected].  Please quote the job title in the email subject line.


Note: Applicants may be required to undergo personality profiling, pre-employment medical check and drug and alcohol testing.  Applicants must reside in the Mid West region or be prepared to relocate for positions that are based in Geraldton. Only those eligible to work in Australia with the ability to obtain a Maritime Security Identification Card (MSIC) will be considered. MWPA is an equal opportunity employer.


Communication is extremely important to MWPA and following any application or expression of interest we will endeavour to keep in touch throughout the process. Keep in mind that shortlisting processes can take time so expect contact to be made 1-2 weeks following the submission of an application or expression of interest.

Should you be unsuccessful in your application we will advise you via email or phone. We are happy to provide feedback if requested via email to [email protected].