EMPLOYMENT

Considering applying for a position with Glamorgan Spring Bay Council?  You’ll find further information on what this beautiful region has to offer here.  Council’s office is located in Triabunna on the stunning East Coast, one hour from Hobart.

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council values diversity and promotes inclusion to enable people to contribute their best work in the service of community.  We encourage people of all abilities, at different stages of life and career, and from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply for vacant positions.

For further information about position details or if you require any reasonable adjustments to the recruitment process or the role, please contact Pam Sinclair, People Services Partner, at pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au or call 0475 699 433

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council has up to a full-time position vacant for a qualified and experienced Planner.  There is a level of flexibility in how the role can be delivered in terms of hours and days of work.

The role has a strong focus on assessing development applications in accordance with Council’s planning scheme and relevant legislation.  The position is also the first contact for people considering development in the municipality and consequently has a considerable impact in Council’s customer service.

The successful applicant will be suitably qualified and will ideally have experience working in, for or with local government.  Individuals interested in this position will be adept communicators, natural negotiators and enjoy overcoming challenges.  Applicants who are analytical by nature with evidence of a solution oriented mid set are best suited to this role.

Click the link to view the application pack including the Position Description.  For further information please contact Pam, People Services Partner, on 0475 699 433 or email applications to pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au

Administration Officer (Rates & Debtors)

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council is seeking applications for an Administration Officer (Rates & Debtors).

The position is based at Triabunna and forms part of the Corporate and Community Services team. As a core function of Council’s business, people with strong customer service and a solution focused approach are best suited to the position.

Click the links to view the Application Form.  To discuss any position information please contact the People Services Partner on 0475 699 433 or email pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au

An ongoing full-time role is available for a Development Engineer based at the Triabunna Office, with flexible work options negotiable for the right candidate.

The position will be focused primarily on assessing development applications in relation to their impact on and integration with Council’s civil infrastructure.  There will also be a requirement to support works activities in projects and general and routine works in terms of technical problem solving and guidance.

People with experience in local government development and that possess a strong civil infrastructure knowledge are strongly encouraged to apply.  Applicants will also possess a high level of attention to detail in reading plans, standards, legislation and will have strong interpersonal skills including an ability to relay technical information in a user-friendly way directly to customers.  The person will also have ability to problem solve and investigate noncompliance issues in the civil infrastructure area.  Open to applications from graduate engineers looking to broaden their experience across a wide range of engineering processes and projects.

To apply, review the applicant information pack and forward a resume and cover letter addressing the role requirements as set out in the position description. For further information in respect to the role please contact Peter Porch on 6256 4719 or Council’s People Services Partner, Pam Sinclair 0475 699 433 pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au

Applications will be assessed on a weekly basis with the advert to remain live until such time an appointment is made.

Council has an opportunity for an administrator with an interest in or knowledge of local government and/or planning and building.  The position is offered on an ongoing basis.

The role can be delivered flexibly with an expectation of 28-30 hours per week.  There will be times full-time work (37.5 hour per week) will be required relative to load and leave cover.  There is a level of flexibility to how and where the role is delivered relative to the applicant’s skills and experience.  People who have worked in customer service or administration with a willingness to undertake further training will be considered for support through a traineeship model.

The scope of administrative works includes planning, building, plumbing, environmental health, animal control and fire abatement.

Applicants will have a sound understanding of administrative processes with strong attention to detail to support a compliance function. People who are customer service focused and solution oriented are best suited to the team and position.  Applicants who enjoy multiskilling and who have a proven track record working as part of a successful team will be highly regarded.

Click the link to view the Application Pack.  For further information regarding the role please call Alex Woodward on 6256 4765 or Council’s People Services Partner, Pam Sinclair  pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au 0475 699 433

Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis until an appointment is made.

Customer Service Officer

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council is seeking applications for a Customer Service Officer.

The position is based at Triabunna and forms part of the Corporate and Community Services team. As a key front office role, the position is best suited to people that appreciate and enjoy customer service, are computer literate and willing to learn.

Click the links to view PD, Selection Criteria and Application Form.  To discuss any position information please contact the People Services Partner on 0475 699 433 or email pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au

ACCOUNTANT

– Motivated by financial improvement

– Able to contribute to financial process, policy, procedure

– Astute with contemporary accounting systems

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council is seeking an experienced and qualified Accountant.  Whilst the position is ideally full-time, part-time and flexibility in how hours are worked can be negotiated for the right candidate.  People who already reside in, or, wish to be part of the beautiful and pristine East Coast of Tasmania are strongly encouraged to apply.

The Accountant will have support from a team that covers payroll, accounts payable, receivables and rates. The role reports to the Director of Corporate and Community.  The role will be responsible for all day to day financial operational activities required of the business and may be required to engage with community and Elected Members from time to time as it relates to financial matters.

Local government knowledge or a keen interest in government financial management will be crucial to success in the role.  Applicants will be degree qualified, with at least three years of workplace experience, well rehearsed in accounting standards, experienced in management and financial accounting activities including financial reporting and budgeting.  The successful candidate will be a capable change agent to action simple, efficient and effective systems and processes.

People that have had experience in all facets of financial processing, who are problem solvers and comfortable working through audit processes will enjoy the role most.  The role also has a strong focus on managing financials against long term plans together with handling the asset management data to support financial modelling.

The municipality of Glamorgan Spring Bay Council has multiple townships that are surrounded by the water and mountains to explore.  There are wineries and seafood in abundance and only just over an hour away from Hobart.  It is a municipality with considerable interest for people to live, invest commercially and become part of through its natural beauty.

Click the links to view Selection Criteria and Application Form. To discuss any position information please contact pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au

Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis.

NRM OFFICER

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council has an ongoing part-time position of NRM Officer opportunity for immediate start.  The role will require between 20-25 hours and the way these hours are met can be negotiated.

The role is responsible for working with current and prospective land holders to support with effective and compliant land management, obtaining funding to support environmental management activities for Council, individuals and groups, and working with communities to educate on natural resource management principles and priorities.

Applicants will be knowledgeable across the diverse range of natural resource management priorities, emerging research and practice and be able to provide subject expertise from land use, flora and fauna management and climate change.  The position will have an active role in the community, Council’s natural resource management committee and with Elected Members when required.

The appointee will be equally active in office roles in writing grants, reviewing land use requests, developing education materials/programs to working in the field with community to carry out inspections, implement solutions and negotiate sensitive issues which may include conflicted parties.  People that are appropriately educated with hands on experience in an NRM role are encouraged to apply.

Please click here to review the application package for more information. To discuss any position information please contact the Director of Planning and Development, Alex Woodward on 6256 4765 or Council’s People Services Partner, Pam Sinclair  pam.sinclair@freycinet.tas.gov.au 0475 699 433

Applications will be reviewed on a weekly basis until an appointment is made.

 

Council is seeking to rebuild its expression of interest register for people that might be interested in casual roles in the Works area.  This can include working in:

  • Roads, path, bridge construction and maintenance
  • Parks, gardens construction and maintenance
  • Facilities maintenance
  • Waste management

Applicants are asked to:

  1. Complete the Application Form
  2. Complete the Pre-Employment Medical Disclosure Form (included in the application form)
  3. Provide a cover letter outlining the location preferred and work of interest
  4. Provide a current resume

Applications will only be accepted in an email to darren.smith@freycinet.tas.gov.au Please contact Darren on 0417 669 551 if you have any questions.

The register is consulted when casual needs arise.  An interview would occur when a work requirement exists.

People who wish to give back to the community through their work, can be trusted to work alone and positively represent Council and who are safety minded for both the team and themself are most suited to working with Council.

Applicants will need to provide referees for Council to speak with, be willing to undergo a work related medical, including drug and alcohol testing which continues in the workplace as part of routine support for a safe and healthy work environment.

Council accepts expressions of interest at any time of the year, this advertisement is to simply replenish the pool.