Positions Vacant

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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)

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Council currently has 3 positions vacant.

GIS / Survey and Design Officer

Listed: 12-Feb-2018

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Director of Engineering
Salary Range
68,483 to 79,578
Grade
9
Division
Engineering Services
Status
Full Time
Position Number
ES05
Applications Close
23-Feb-2018

Job Description

GIS / SURVEY & DESIGN OFFICER

Applications are invited for a permanent full time position with Council’s Engineering Services Department. The successful applicant’s duties will be to analyse, maintain and enhance Council’s spatial data, mapping, infrastructure information and databases. The role also includes some inspection, survey and designing elements related to Council’s assets. Applicants should have previous GIS experience, ideally using MapInfo.   

The position is classified at Grade 9 of Council’s salary structure with a salary to be negotiated, ranging from $68,483.48 to $79,578.19 depending upon qualifications and experience.  Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017.

An employment information pack including selection criteria & application form is available from www.coonambleshire.nsw.gov.au or from the HR Department by calling 6827 1900.

GIS/Survey and Design Officer - 2018 GIS/Survey and Design Officer - 2018 (200 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-Feb-2018.


Manager of Roads and Bridges

Listed: 12-Feb-2018

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Director of Engineering Services
Salary Range
Salary Package up to $148,000
Grade
Salary Package
Division
Engineering Services
Status
Full Time
Position Number
ES20
Applications Close
9-Mar-2018

Job Description

Manager of Roads

Reporting to the Director of Engineering Services, you will have overall responsibility for managing the effective and timely delivery of all construction and maintenance initiatives across the region’s network of state, regional and rural roads, and related engineering infrastructure. Key specifics will include workforce, resource and asset planning, external contractor/consultant liaison, performance monitoring and providing advice to a range of internal customers.

A qualified Civil Engineer or equivalent local government experience and a member of at least one industry association, you will have a strong background in civil construction where the emphasis has been on managing road and bridge-based activities. You will also have hands-on experience across a broad range of construction and rehabilitation techniques including low traffic volume and low cost solutions for unsealed, natural formation works. From a personal perspective, you will be a natural communicator who leads by example and can quickly build credibility at all levels.

Salary Package up to $148,000, plus leaseback, housing and relocation assistance. 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.

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 5 pm 9th MARCH 2018.

Position Description - Manager of Roads 2018 Position Description - Manager of Roads 2018 (211 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 9-Mar-2018.


Position Decsription - Training and WHS Coordinator

Listed: 12-Feb-2018

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Human Resources Manager
Salary Range
68,483 to 79,278
Grade
9
Division
Human Resources
Status
Full Time
Position Number
HRPC 02
Applications Close
2-Mar-2018

Job Description

Training & WHS Coordinator

Applications are invited for the full time position of Training & WHS Coordinator. Duties will include all aspects of professional staff development and oversight of Council’s training programs. This role also provides support and coordination of the Shire’s WH&S and Risk Management Plans, and ensuring compliance with relevant legislation, regulations and codes of practice.

The position is classified at Grade 9 with a salary to be negotiated in the range of $68,483 to $79,278 per annum. 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.

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 5 pm 2nd MARCH 2018.

Training and WHS Coordinator 2018 Training and WHS Coordinator 2018 (192 KB)

RICK WARREN

General Manager

12 February 2018

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 2-Mar-2018.


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.