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.

Civil Construction Apprenticeships (3), Bridge Construction Apprenticeships (3) and Water Operations  Traineeships (2)

Kyogle Council, in association with Local Government Group Training, have fantastic opportunities for apprenticeships in:

  • Bridge building and maintenance
  • Civil construction (road construction)

Traineeships in Water Operations are also on offer.

Two of the three bridge construction apprenticeships will be based at Kyogle, while the third will be based a Woodenbong.

Similarly, two of the three civil construction apprenticeships will be based at Kyogle, while the third will be based at Bonalbo.

One of the two water operations traineeships will be based at Kyogle and the second will be based at either Bonalbo or Woodenbong.

For further information about these exciting positions, including the selection criteria,please go to the Local Government Group Training website by clicking on this link. 

To apply for any of these exciting positions, please email a copy of your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria to jobs@lggt.com.au and clearly identify the position and location. For more information please call 02 6600 3000.

Plant Operator (General)

Permanent Full Time (38 hours per week with a 9 day fortnight)

Council is calling for applications for the position of plant operator (general) based at Bonalbo.  This is a permanent position and is offered on the basis of a 38 hour week with a nine-day fortnight. The salary range on offer is between $962 and $1,115 a week plus 9.5 per cent superannuation.

Applications will close at 4pm on Monday 27 October, 2019.

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. Please ensure you read the Guide for Applicants and Position Description below before submitting your application.

Planning Services Coordinator

Permanent Full Time (35 hours per week with a 9 day fortnight)

Salary $83,100 – $96,300 (plus 9.5% superannuation)

About the role

Council is now recruiting to a key leadership role in its Development Services team as it continues to modernise services to meet community needs. This is your chance to achieve an exceptional life-work balance within one of the most sought-after regions in Australia.

In the role of Planning Services Coordinator you will develop and apply your skills in supervising a small team engaged in the full range of strategic and statutory planning functions.  With a motivated and enthusiastic attitude, you will play a key role in positively shaping the development of our community as Council plans for the future growth of the area. You will work collaboratively to maintain the highest standards of customer service, develop positive relationships with industry and the community, and contribute to the ongoing development of a healthy and respectful organisational culture.

Further information

Further information about this role, including key duties and required qualifications, knowledge and skills, is outlined in the Position Description. If you have further questions, please contact Amanda Clark, Manager Development and Regulatory Services, on (02) 66 321 611.

How to apply

Please ensure you read the Position Description before preparing and submitting your application to ensure you understand the requirements of the role.

 To apply for this role, please submit the following information to Council:

  1. Your CV or resume (maximum of five pages)
  2. A copy of your qualification/s
  3. A completed Application Form. Note, the Application Form is a fillable word document. Simply download the Application Form and save it to your computer, before editing the document. You may type your answers into the required fields where prompted.

Applications must be submitted electronically to Kyogle Council by email employment@kyogle.nsw.gov.au or by post marked “Confidential” to the Human Resources Manager, Kyogle Council, PO Box 11, Kyogle, NSW 2474. Hand delivered applications will not be accepted.

Applications close at 4pm, Wednesday 6 November 2019. Late applications will not be accepted.

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

Information for applicants