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.
A Guide for Job Applicants (90 KB)
Council currently has 1 positions vacant.
Water and Sewerage Operations Manager
Coonamble Report to
Director of Engineering Services Salary Range
$77,917.46 to $90,199.20 Grade
Engineering Services Status
Full Time Position Number
ES11 Applications Close
Applications are invited for a full time permanent Water and Sewerage Operations Manager in Council’s Engineering Services Department. This position is responsible for the management of technically sound construction, maintenance and repairs to water supply and sewerage infrastructure, including operation of Council’s water treatment facility. The successful applicant will ideally have relevant experience in water and sewerage operations and maintenance, with the ability to lead, supervise and manage staff in a team environment.
The position is classified at Grade 11 of Council’s Salary Structure with a salary to be negotiated in the range $77,917.46 to $90,199.20 depending upon qualifications and experience. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2014. A leaseback vehicle may be available with this position.
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.
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 email@example.com and lodged by 03-Mar-2017.
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.