Positions Vacant

An "Employment Application Cover Sheet/Consent Form" must be completed with all positions applied for, this form is mandatory for an applicant to fulfil the expected requirements. Please click the below link to view the form and amend it and attach with the selection criteria once completed.

The selection criteria is in the Position Description. The Position Description is for your information and does not need to be signed & returned with your application.

Prospective applicants should note that drug testing is a condition of employment at Coonamble Shire Council. 

Coonamble Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity. Employment is based on qualifications, merit and operational requirements. The direct or indirect canvassing of any Coonamble Shire Councillor to support an application for a position at Council will result in that application becoming ineligible for further consideration.


Knowing where to begin is often the hardest step, download our Cover Letter Template to get started on your application. Email the completed cover letter along with your resume and a signed copy of the position description to jobs@coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au to  complete your application.

A Guide for job Applicants 2019 A Guide for job Applicants 2019 (240 KB)

Employment Application Cover Sheet/Consent Form Employment Application Cover Sheet/Consent Form (2322 KB)


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Council currently has 

3 positions vacant.

Executive Support Officer

Listed: 03-Aug-2020

Location
Coonamble
Report to
General Manager
Salary Range
Up to $69,590 plus super
Grade
7
Division
General Manager's Office
Status
Full Time
Position Number
GM03
Applications Close
14-Aug-2020

Job Description

  • Up to $69,590 + Super
  • Permanent Full Time Position

Closing date 5pm Friday 14th August 2020

Coonamble Shire Council is focused on delivering high quality services and providing a healthy natural environment for its vibrant, connected, and respectful community.

This permanent position, will be working with the Executive Assistant as part of Council’s succession planning.  The role will provide a high level of professional administration and management support to the Council Executive, Mayor and Councillors. In order to facilitate communication and collaboration between the community and Council to achieve organisational objectives and provide consistent quality customer service.

The successful applicant will bring strong customer service skills, enthusiasm and drive aligned with Council’s Vision and relevant experience in the key functions of the role.

A job information pack with full details, selection criteria & application form is available from www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au or from the HR Section by calling 6827 1900.

Executive Support Officer - Position Description Executive Support Officer - Position Description (54 KB)


Written applications addressing the section criteria, resume and signed employment application form are to be forwarded to the General Manager, Post Office Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829 or email jobs@coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au and lodged by 14-Aug-2020.


Manager - Assets

Listed: 03-Aug-2020

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Executive Leader Corporate & Sustainability
Salary Range
$83,785 to $96,992
Grade
11
Division
Corporate & Sustainability
Status
Full Time
Position Number
C&S03
Applications Close
21-Aug-2020

Job Description

  • Report to the Executive Leader Corporate & Sustainability
  • Salary up to $98,446 + Super + Leaseback Vehicle + Overtime Allowance
  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Closing date 5pm Friday 21st August 2020

Coonamble Shire Council is focused on delivering high quality services and a providing a healthy natural environment for its vibrant, connected, and respectful community.

This position reports directly to the Executive Leader – Corporate & Sustainability and has responsibility for a team focused on providing effective and efficient technical advice and administrative support in infrastructure planning and asset management to achieve effective monitoring and control of Council's assets.

This role provides strategic advice and analysis in the determination of future utilisation, preservation, upgrade and creation of assets and infrastructure, including monitoring asset management plans for each of Council's major asset categories and overseeing the development and management of Council's asset management systems.

A job information pack with full details, selection criteria & application form is available from www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au or from the HR Section by calling 6827 1900.

Candidates progressing to interview will be required to undertake background checks, referee checks and complete psychometric testing as part of the recruitment process.

Information Pack - Manager - Assets Information Pack - Manager - Assets (2132 KB)




Written applications addressing the section criteria, resume and signed employment application form are to be forwarded to the General Manager, Post Office Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829 or email jobs@coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au and lodged by 21-Aug-2020.


Manager - Recreation and Open Spaces

Listed: 03-Aug-2020

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Executive Leader Infrastructure
Salary Range
$83,785 to $96,992
Grade
11
Division
Infrastructure
Status
Full Time
Position Number
IF03
Applications Close
21-Aug-2020

Job Description

  • Report to the Executive Leader - Infrastructure
  • Salary up to $98,446 + Super + Leaseback Vehicle + Overtime Allowance
  • Permanent Full Time Position
  • Closing date 5pm Friday 21st August 2020

Coonamble Shire Council is focused on delivering high quality services and a providing a healthy natural environment for its vibrant, connected, and respectful community.

This position reports directly to the Executive Leader – Infrastructure and has responsibility for a team focused on providing effective and efficient delivery of functional, visually appealing and reliable recreational facilities and open spaces the Coonamble Shire Council, as well as managing the Council’s Depot operations in a safe and efficient manner.

This role provides high level technical advice, and assistance with coordinating, to a high standard, all Council’s recreational and open space amenities (presentation and public recreational areas, including pool operations) and depot operations areas.

A job information pack with full details, selection criteria & application form is available from www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au or from the HR Section by calling 6827 1900.

Candidates progressing to interview will be required to undertake background checks, referee checks and complete psychometric testing as part of the recruitment process.

Information Pack - Manager - Recreation and Open Spaces Information Pack - Manager - Recreation and Open Spaces (2135 KB)



Written applications addressing the section criteria, resume and signed employment application form are to be forwarded to the General Manager, Post Office Box 249, Coonamble NSW 2829 or email jobs@coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au and lodged by 21-Aug-2020.


Positions Vacant FAQ

How can I ensure that I submit the best application possible?

So that your application is competitive, ensure that you submit a current resume, at least two referees with current contact details, a written response to the selection criteria and short covering letter. A signed copy of the employment application cover sheet should also be included. For more information please read the “A Guide for Job Applications”

When will I be notified?

After a position has closed, interviews are usually held one week later. All unsuccessful applicants are notified via mail at this stage. If you are successful in gaining an interview, please allow 7 working days for Council to contact you. If you were the successful applicant you will be contacted via phone. All unsuccessful applicants will be notified in writing. 

How do I know if I got an interview?

Council will contact you to arrange a suitable time for an interview shortly after the application closing date.  

I left something out of my application

Information can be added to your application at any time until the closing date. After this time, if you are successful in gaining an interview you can bring any additional information to the interview.

Can I put my application on file for future jobs?

Council maintains a register of people seeking future employment opportunities; however you are encouraged to apply for specific positions that may be advertised by Council in the Coonamble Times newspaper and website. It cannot be guaranteed that if you have submitted a general application you will be considered for a specific position automatically.

Positions Vacant outside of Council

Many employment opportunities are also available on jobsearch.gov.au.