Positions Vacant

This page contains information regarding current employment opportunities with Council.

The Kyogle Local Government Area (LGA) is a geographically and socially diverse area with a changing population.

Kyogle is a well-established country town that services a highly productive agriculture industry and a community that is increasingly popular with people looking for a more relaxed hinterland lifestyle a short distance from major centres. Council employs approximately 110 staff and services a population of about 10,000 people. The community is well serviced by education facilities, both public and private schools, with a strong sense of community. Medical and hospital facilities are also of a high standard.

Kyogle Council is one of the area’s largest employers, and offers a progressive and rewarding employment environment within the local area.

Vacancies are posted to this page at the same time they are advertised. Senior positions may also be advertised in interstate papers and the Local Government Job Directory. Applications will only be accepted in response to an advertisement.

Building Services Officer

Permanent Full Time (35 hours a week with a nine day fortnight)

Working as part of a small team, you will undertake a broad range of building services functions.  You will work collaboratively to maintain the highest standards of customer service, and you will protect and support our communities by ensuring compliance with relevant building legislation.

This career-graded position is classified at Grade 5 – 8 of Council’s Salary Structure with a salary to be negotiated in the range of  $54,755 to $80,709 (plus superannuation) dependent upon qualifications and experience.

For full details about the position including the skills and capabilities required for the position, please click on the position description below.

For information on how to prepare your application please refer to the Applicant Information Package below.

Applications close 4pm Wednesday 26 June 2019.  Applications can be emailed to employment@kyogle.nsw.gov.au (please ask for a read receipt) or marked CONFIDENTIAL and sent to Human Resources Manager, PO Box 11, Kyogle, NSW, 2474.

For further information about this position, please contact Amanda Clark, Manager Development and Regulatory Services on 02 6632 1611.

Planning Officer

Permanent Full Time (35 hours a week with a nine day fortnight)

This is an exciting opportunity to develop and apply your skills to a wide range of statutory planning functions and also to assist with key strategic initiatives.   With a motivated and enthusiastic attitude, you will assist in positively shaping community perceptions of the planning service and play a full role as Council plans for the future growth of the area.

This career-graded position is classified at Grade 5 – 7 of Council’s Salary Structure with a salary to be negotiated in the range of  $54,755 to $74,063 (plus superannuation) dependent upon qualifications and experience.

For full details about the position including the skills and capabilities required for the position, please click on the position description below.

For information on how to prepare your application please refer to the Applicant Information Package below.

Applications close 4pm Wednesday 26 June 2019.  Applications can be emailed to employment@kyogle.nsw.gov.au (please ask for a read receipt) or marked CONFIDENTIAL and sent to Human Resources Manager, PO Box 11, Kyogle, NSW, 2474.

For further information about this position, please contact Amanda Clark, Manager Development and Regulatory Services on 02 6632 1611.

Environmental Officer – Contaminated Lands

This position is based in Ballina, but is a resource for all member councils of the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation. The successful applicant will be tasked with working closely and collaboratively with regional councils to develop policy, management systems and compliance of contaminated land throughout the region.

For further information, click here.

Council is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from people with diverse backgrounds, people living with disabilities, and indigenous Australians.

Information for applicants