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.

A Guide for Job Applicants A Guide for Job Applicants (90 KB)


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Council currently has 2 positions vacant.

GIS Assets Officer

Listed: 14-Jan-2019

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Assets Manager
Salary Range
$70,195.32 to $81,259.86 depending upon qualifications and experience
Grade
9
Division
Engineering Services
Status
Full Time
Position Number
ES05
Applications Close
8-Feb-2019

Job Description

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 $70,195.32 to $81,259.86 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 Assets Officer GIS Assets Officer (201 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 8-Feb-2019.


Plant Operator - Gulargambone

Listed: 14-Jan-2019

Location
Coonamble
Report to
Senior Technical Officer (Overseer)
Salary Range
$47,103.68 plus allowances depending on skills and experience
Grade
3
Division
Corporate and Urban Services
Status
Full Time
Position Number
CUS17
Applications Close
25-Jan-2019

Job Description

Applications are invited for a full time permanent Plant Operator position in Council’s Urban Services Department located at Gulargambone. The successful applicant’s duties will be carrying out the day to day operating of various vehicles and items of plant in a variety of work situations. 

The positions are classified in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017 as Grade 3, commencing at  $47,103.68 plus allowances depending on skills and experience.

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.

Plant Operator - Gulargambone Plant Operator - Gulargambone (197 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 25-Jan-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.