Before applying for a position with Council ensure you have:
The¬†position¬†description includes selection criteria that you are required to address in your application.¬† The selection criteria outlines the knowledge,¬†skills and experiences required¬†to successfully¬†fulfil the position.¬† Ensure you outline your¬†knowledge, skills and experiences¬†and relate these to each of the selection criteria in point form or paragraphs¬†- a brief statement is sufficient.
Avoid long drawn out information, keep your information clear and concise.¬† Use positive and active language when addressing the selection criteria and¬†ensure you check¬†spelling and grammar.
Your resume should include your contact details, your education and training background, a summary of your work history detailing positions you have held and where, length of employment, a summary of details of the duties performed and skills and experience acquired and at least two referees who are able to comment on your work performance.
A covering letter is your opportunity to introduce yourself and highlight your skills and experience¬†would contribute to the position. Ensure you clearly identify¬†the position you are applying for and your letter should only be one page. Address your letter to:
Manager - Human Resources
Rural City of Wangaratta
PO Box 238
Applications can be sent to Council electronically via email to email@example.com
Please note: applicants must be legally entitled to work in Australia and have qualifications recognised in Australia as a prerequisite before applying.