EMPLOYMENT

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council advertises all permanent positions through local newspapers and where applicable interstate.

Other sources include The Australian Local Government Job Directory  and this website.

Work in a municipality with the backdrop of mountains, seaside and the peace and solitude only a regional area can provide:  a rich community based environment with some of Australia’s best wine and seafood, pockets of creative talent, and nature based play at its doorstep.

The Glamorgan Spring Bay Council is also set within a reasonable commute from Hobart, allowing easy access to the services a capital city offers from retail, specialised health care or significant events and attractions.  The location and the lifestyle the area offers is attractive and desirable.

Council seeks a General Manager with a strong background in local government, attuned to current and potential future community stakeholders.  The ideal candidate will have their eye on financial and governance requirements and be a leader who engages and inspires staff to be their best.

Applicants who enjoy challenge, relish the opportunity to think differently and focus on customers and solutions as their drivers are strongly encouraged to apply.  You will work collaboratively with Council’s Mayor and Councillors to achieve Council’s sustainability for many years to come.

All applicants must apply by following the instructions in the Applicant Information Pack.  Please contact Council’s Human Resource Consultant, Kristy Scott on kristy@hrisesp.com.au or 0419 534 470 for further information.

An ongoing, part-time (25 hour week minimum) role is available for a Development/Compliance Officer.  This is one of two administrative roles that works to support Council’s compliance and development staff.

In recent times workloads have required staff focus in planning or compliance.  In the longer term it is anticipated that the administrative staff will have the opportunity to work across all areas for compliance and development to build knowledge, ensure continuity during periods of leave and support in periods of peak loads.

The development and compliance function includes planning, building, plumbing, environmental health, animal control and fire abatement.  Applicants who have worked in a compliance or development field in the past will be highly regarded.

People with strong administrative and customer service skills should consider applying for the role; particularly those who are innovative in providing efficient and effective customer and administrative solutions.  Applicants are likely to have a minimum of a Certificate III in administration or similar qualifications combined with relevant experience.

All applicants must review the applicant information pack and complete the required forms and return these together with a cover letter addressing the role requirements as set out in the position description.  For further information in respect to the role of Development/Compliance Officer please contact Council’s Human Resource Consultant kristy@hrisesp.com.au or 0419 534 470.

Applications will close at 5pm on 11 May 2020.

 

An ongoing, full-time role is available for a Team Leader in the Works and Services Department based in Swansea.

This is one of two Team Leaders that work with a Works Supervisor and Works Manager to lead the Works and Services Department.

The role is responsible for providing leadership of jobs based on planned maintenance, capital works and emergency works.  People who are customer service focused, technically able and enjoy problem solving are best suited to apply.

The works and services scope of responsibility includes roads, bridges, drainage, parks/reserves, cemeteries, waste stations and similar.  Applicants who have worked across a variety of these areas are encouraged to apply.

People considering the role will ideally be qualified with a Certificate III in Civil Construction or have an equivalent combination of training or experience.  Other qualifications such as project management, supervision or engineering will be highly regarded.  Licences and relevant competencies to operate various plant and equipment are required.

All applicants must review the applicant information pack and complete the required forms and return these together with a cover letter addressing the role requirements as set out in the position description.  For further information in respect to the role of Team Leader North please contact Council’s Human Resource Consultant kristy@hrisesp.com.au or 0419 534 470.

Applications will close on 15 May 2020.

Glamorgan Spring Bay Council has a position vacant of ‘Planner or Senior Planner’. The role is a primary contact for people considering development opportunities in the municipality and will be responsible for conducting planning assessments.

The successful applicant(s) will be suitably qualified with experience in urban and regional planning and a sound understanding of planning for a coastal environment.  Communication, negotiation and problem solving skills are essential together with a customer centric focus.

Applicants are asked to identify if they are applying for a Planner or Senior Planner position as set out in the position description in the application pack.  Council is also seeking advice from applicants on the preferred working arrangements to deliver upon the role and the matching remuneration required.

All applicants must review the applicant information pack and complete the required forms and return these together with a cover letter addressing the preferred position, work arrangements, remuneration and role requirements.  The application pack is found below or contact Kristy Scott, Council’s HR Consultant on kristy@hrisesp.com.au or on 0419 534 470.

Council are not seeking graduates at this time.