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Employment Opportunities

If you require further information regarding any of the positions below, please contact the People & Culture Unit at the Rural City of Wangaratta on (03) 5722 0888 or the person listed in the job advert. 

 

Planner - Building & Planning

Full Time
$75,608.82 pa + super

Do you want to make a contribution to a fast growing area of regional Victoria?
Can you communicate, problem solve and provide great customer service?

If so we really want you to apply for this role within our planning team.

The Rural City of Wangaratta is looking for a land use planner who can make a contribution to our fast growing municipality.  We receive a variety of planning permit applications from solar farms to quarries to new houses and subdivisions.  It’s a chance to expand and build on your knowledge and come work for an organisation that is quickly becoming an employer of choice.  We have a great team environment and can offer flexible working, a friendly and supportive atmosphere and the opportunity to use your skills not only in planning but on organisational changes that will see us continuously improve to support and develop our staff and work with the community.

Council is centrally located within the Wangaratta CBD, close to all those facilities that you and your family will want to use before, during and after work: good schools, medical facilities, shops, recreational facilities, entertainment and events.  It’s a place that people say feels like home.  If you’re up for the challenge, love being busy and want to come to work to have fun and do your very best then apply now!

If you are interested, a detailed Position Description is available below.  If you have any further enquiries about this position please call Clare Cowdery, Planning Coordinator on 03 5722 0706.

Applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 4 June 2019.

Click here to download the position description.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

Organics/Landfill Facility Operator

Full Time
$55,432pa + super

We have an exciting opportunity for an Organics/Landfill Operator to work at our new organics composting facility. Initially this position will be based at Bowser Landfill, developing skills and experience in landfill operations and once the organics composting facility is operational the role will then be permanently based at the Organics Composting Facility.

The successful applicant will be responsible for the daily operations at the Organics Composting Facility, adhering to EPA Licence conditions and Australian Composting Standards. This will include sorting for contamination, using a shredding machine to refine material and loading organic material from kerbside collections into composting vessels. The position is also responsible for the vessel’s operation, which includes maintaining and monitoring temperature, oxygen and moisture content, as well as turning mature compost as needed.

A front end loader licence is required for this position, as well as experience in heavy machinery operation. 

A detailed Position Description is available below.  Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Brian Bowman, Landfill Team Leader on 03 5722 3785 or 0419 398 612.

All applications must include a current resume and a cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 4 June 2019.

Click here to download the position description.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

Natural Resource Management Officer

Permanent Part-Time, 3 days per week
$33.01 per hour

The Rural City of Wangaratta is currently seeking a motivated person for a Natural Resource Management (NRM) Officer role who will assist Council with the development and promotion of NRM and environmental events and programs. With the aim to provide Council and the community with information on best practices and guidelines on natural resource management and natural environment. The work will include research, project collaboration, and development of NRM Programs across local LGA, State and Federal agencies as well as community organisations. 

The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications in environmental management, natural resource management or related discipline and/or relevant training and experience with a clear understanding of natural resource management and natural environment issues, impacts and event processes.

It will be essential to have excellent organisational, planning and time management skills and proven report writing and computer skills.  The role involves working both independently and cooperatively as part of a team and will require a current driver licence and working with children check.  

A detailed Position Description is available below. Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Scott Draper Coordinator - NRM & Sustainability on 03 5722 0888.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 28 May 2019.

Click here to download the position description.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

Information Management Officer

Full Time, Temporary 12 month contract
$65,239.20 pa + super

We are currently looking for a motivated Information Management Officer to join our team who has previous experience in assisting with the administration coordination and management of records, information, archiving and storage systems.

In this position you will assist with the provision of records management related services to internal clients within Rural City of Wangaratta .You will also assist the team in developing and maintaining Council’s records management program, records training and promoting records management services, policies and procedures throughout the organisation.

This position will suit a person who is adaptable and reliable, who constantly works towards achieving individual and team goals. The ability to deal with information in a confidential manner and a high attention to detail is required.

A detailed Position Description is available below. Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Claire Kearns, Customer and Information Management Coordinator on 03 5722 0807.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 28 May 2019.

Click here to download the position description.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

Waste Services Operator (Truck Driver)

Full Time, Temporary 12 month contract
$55,432 pa + super

Council is seeking a motivated waste truck driver to provide a quality kerbside waste collection service for the rural and urban residences and businesses, as well as assist with other duties within the waste team.

You will need to hold a heavy rigid driver licence and preferably have experience in the operation of side loading waste compaction vehicles.  However, competent truck drivers without this experience will be considered.

You will also have a commitment to safe work practices and compliance with local and Victorian law and traffic regulations and service procedures, a courteous and friendly disposition with good customer service skills and the ability to work cooperatively as part of a team.  

A detailed Position Description is available below.  Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Allan Ely, Waste Team Leader on 03 5722 0888.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Applications close at 4pm on Tuesday, 28 May 2019.

Click here to download the position description.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

Maternal Child Health Nurses

Casual Position

Rural City of Wangaratta is seeking dedicated nursing professionals who enjoy working with young children and families to provide maternal and child health services in various locations across the municipality.

The position requires current registration with the Nursing Midwifery Board of Australia as both a registered nurse and a registered midwife and to also hold recognised qualifications in maternal and child health nursing (or pre 1998 equivalent), current driver’s licence and Working with Children Check.

The successful applicant must have an understanding of providing services within the current Local Government environment and share the MCH team’s commitment to delivering quality health and wellbeing services to families and children. 

Salary is in accordance with the Nurses and Midwives (Victorian Public Sector) (Single Interest Employers) Enterprise Agreement 2016–2021.

A detailed Position Description is available below.  Further enquiries about this position should be directed to Emily Stone, Family & Early Childhood Services Coordinator on 0437 344 825 or Rebecca Sacco, Maternal Child Health Team Leader on 0409 136 256.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Click here to download the position description.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

Early Childhood Educators

Casual Positions Available
Diploma & Certificate III

We invite applications from suitably qualified Early Childhood Educators to join our team in a casual capacity. These positions involve providing a children’s program and educational practice that is stimulating, engaging and enhances the learning and development of all children, ranging in age from 0 to 6 years, attending our long day child care centre and kindergarten.

You will be required to have an approved Certificate III qualification and/or an approved Diploma level qualification, as per the requirements of the Education and Care Services National Regulations. For all of these roles ideally you will have experience working in centre based child care.  You will also need a sound knowledge of the Victorian Early Years Learning and Development Framework or the Early Years Learning Framework, and the National Quality Framework, along with excellent communication skills and the ability to work cooperatively and effectively as part of a team.

Detailed Position Descriptions are available below.  Further enquiries about these positions should be directed to Susie Furlan, Wangaratta Children’s Services Centre Coordinator on 03 5721 7879.

All applications must include a current resume and a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria in clause 8 of the Position Description. These can be emailed to careers@wangaratta.vic.gov.au.

Click here to download the Position Description – Certificate III.

Click here to download the Position Description – Diploma.

** All applications must be submitted in PDF or Word format **

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