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.

Kyogle Council employs about 100 staff across a wide variety of employment fields.

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.

Project Engineer

Kyogle Council is seeking a highly motivated individual to join the engineering team within the Assets and Infrastructure Services Department. The role is focused on the delivery of project management and contract management services across all functions of the department. The position offers fantastic work-life balance and solid career development. This role will be both challenging and rewarding and offers the successful candidate an opportunity to be part of a great organisation with a positive can-do culture.

What you need:

  • Degree qualification, or near completion of degree, in civil engineering or related discipline
  • Commitment to a customer service culture and delivery of quality service
  • Commitment to effectively completing tasks on time, within cost and to quality
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to present concise and accurate reports and to convey Council’s requirements and objectives
  • Willingness to acquire negotiation, innovative problem solving and conflict resolution skills
  • Able to interact tactfully and effectively with all levels of staff and the public

This is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours a week with a nine day fortnight. The position is based at Council’s Administration Centre in Kyogle and offers great training and development opportunities. Graduates are strongly encouraged to apply. The salary range on offer is between $69,657 – $80,709 a year.

Applicants should read the full position description, which details the essential criteria for the role,  and Council’s applicant information package below.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 5 November 2018. For further information please contact Tony Lickiss, Director Assets and Infrastructure Services, on 02 6632 1611.

Applications addressing the selection criteria can be forwarded by email to employment@kyogle.nsw.gov.au or by post, marked “Confidential” to the Human Resources Manager, Kyogle Council, PO Box 11, Kyogle, NSW, 2474.

Executive Office (contract) on behalf of Northern Rivers Joint Organisation

Contract Position – Minimum 12 months, maximum 5 years (with an option to renew).

Advertised on behalf of the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation member Councils (Ballina, Byron, Kyogle, Rous, Richmond Valley and Tweed)

Joint Organisations have recently been established by the State Government as a mechanism to strengthen collaboration between local councils and the State Government on regional initiatives, as well as to plan, prioritise and facilitate important regional projects across traditional Council boundaries.

The Executive Officer is responsible for establishing the new organisation and for setting the pace by driving early success and exploring new ways of working between communities and local and State government to promote regional leadership and cooperation.

This is a job for an independent self-starter, motivated to serve the community, to foster innovation, and drive change.

For the full details about the position, including the position description and how to apply, click here.

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