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.


Employment Application Cover Sheet/Consent Form Employment Application Cover Sheet/Consent Form (301 KB)

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.

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



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Council currently has 

3 positions vacant.

Executive Support Officer - Closing Date Extended

Listed: 29-Jul-2019

Location
Coonamble
Report to
General Manager
Salary Range
starting from $60,114.60
Grade
7
Division
General Manager's Office
Status
Full Time
Position Number
GM03
Applications Close
30-Aug-2019

Job Description

CLOSING DATE EXTENDED

Applications are invited for the temporary full-time 12 month position of Executive Support Officer. The successful applicant will be working closely with the Executive Assistant, providing a high level of management support to the Council Executive. Applicants should possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, outstanding customer service and an ability to handle administrative duties in a professional environment, as well as a high degree of computer literacy.

The position is classified as Grade 7 of Council’s Salary Structure with a salary starting from $60,114.60 depending upon qualifications and experience. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017.

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 - Executive Support Officer Position Description - Executive Support Officer (193 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 30-Aug-2019.


Human Resources Officer - Maternity Relief

Listed: 22-Aug-2019

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Manager of Human Resources, Planning and Change
Salary Range
$58,648.20 to $67,892.62 (pro rata)
Grade
7
Division
Human Resources, Planning and Change
Status
Part Time
Position Number
HRPC 04
Applications Close
6-Sep-2019

Job Description

Applications are invited for a part time maternity relief position for Human Resources Officer. The position is for 21 hours per week for 7 months, with flexible hours available. The successful applicant’s duties will include administration and support of Council’s Human Resources processes and programs. Applicants with excellent computer and organisational skills are encouraged to apply.

The position is classified at Grade 7 of Council’s Salary Structure with a salary to be negotiated in the range $58,648.20 to $67,892.62 (pro rata) depending upon qualifications and experience.  Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017.

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 - Human Resources Officer - Maternity Relief Position Description - Human Resources Officer - Maternity Relief (190 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 6-Sep-2019.


Training and WHS Coordinator

Listed: 01-Aug-2018

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Human Resources Manager
Salary Range
$71,950.32 to $83,291.49 to be negotiated on skills and experience
Grade
9
Division
Human Resources, Planning and Change
Status
Full Time
Position Number
HRPC 02
Applications Close
23-Aug-2019

Job Description

Applications are invited for the full time position of Training & WHS Coordinator. This role also provides support and coordination of the Shire’s WHS and Risk Management Plans and programs, and facilitates Council’s compliance obligations Duties will include all aspects of professional staff development and oversight of Council’s training programs.

The position is classified at Grade 9 with a salary to be negotiated based on skills and experience, starting from $71,950.32 per annum. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017.


Training & WHS Coordinator - Position Description 31.07.19 Training & WHS Coordinator - Position Description 31.07.19 (126 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 23-Aug-2019.


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.