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 firstname.lastname@example.org to complete your application.
A Guide for job Applicants 2019 (240 KB)
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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.