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 (334 KB)


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Council currently has 

2 positions vacant.

Re-advertised Visitor Information Officer

Listed: 11-Jan-2021

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Tourism & Events Officer
Salary Range
$54,320 to $62,883 + Super
Grade
5
Division
Economic Development & Growth
Status
Full Time
Position Number
ED&G03
Applications Close
29-Jan-2021

Job Description

  • Salary Range from $54,320 to $62,883 + Super 
  • Full Time Position | Part Time may be considered for the right candidate
  • Closing date 5pm Friday 29 January 2021


    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 is responsible for the operation of the Visitor Information Centre, providing visitors with an interactive and engaging experience. The position will also include assisting with marketing, developing tourism products and contributing to Council's economic development and growth strategies.


    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. 

Position Description - Visitor Information Officer Position Description - Visitor Information Officer (105 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 29-Jan-2021.


Tourism and Events Officer - Maternity Relief

Listed: 11-Jan-2021

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Manager - Economic Development & Growth
Salary Range
$73,029 to $84,540
Grade
9
Division
Economic Development & Growth
Status
Full Time
Position Number
ED&G03
Applications Close
29-Jan-2021

Job Description

  • Up to $84,540 + Super
  • Full Time Position | Part Time may be considered for the right candidate
  • 12 months Temporary - Maternity Relief
  • Closing date 5pm Friday 29 January 2021

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 is temporary for 12 months maternity relief and is responsible for driving visitation to the Shire and improving visitor experiences.  This will be achieved through professional tourism product development, marketing, event management, Visitor Information Centre services and operator capacity building.

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.

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

Position Description - Tourism and Events Officer 2020 Position Description - Tourism and Events Officer 2020 (108 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 29-Jan-2021.


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.