Expressions of Interest - Walgett Shire Council

  • Walgett Shire Council
  • Walgett NSW, Australia
  • 07 May, 2021
Full time Other Trades and Services

Job Description

Job No: 128218 Location: Walgett, NSW

Walgett Shire Council and the Lighting Ridge Area

Walgett Shire Council is a local government on the border of New South Wales and Queensland that provides services to Walgett, Lightning Ridge, Collarenebri and the surrounding rural areas. The Shire covers an area of 22,000 square kilometres and has a population of approximately 6,000.

Found near the junction of the Namoi River and Barwon River, Walgett is a town full of history, tranquillity and adventure. A former paddle-steamer port, it is the northern gateway to the Darling River Run, a fascinating journey that takes in stunning landscapes and rich history.

Just under an hour's drive north, the Lightning Ridge area offers plenty of adventure, history and Outback majesty. From fossicking for opals to admiring art in an underground cave, there's something for everyone in this unique and colourful region include relaxing in naturally-heated springs, fishing on the Barwon or Namoi Rivers, and so much more.

For more information about Walgett and the Lightning Ridge area, please click here.

Council Opportunities
Walgett Shire Council employs people across a range of fields, with their team covering a diverse mix of skills, backgrounds and experience, coming together to deliver quality services that benefit the whole community.

Some of our common roles include:

  • Plant Operators (i.e Graders, backhoe, forklift or bobcats)
  • Truck Drivers (i.e HR, HC or MC)
  • Water and Wastewater Workers
  • Town Planners
  • Building Surveyors
  • Finance Staff (i.e payroll, creditors, debtors and other all-rounders)
  • And many more!

Why Join the Team?
Keen to work with a friendly, supportive council that enjoys great staff retention and fantastic work culture? Walgett Shire Council offers the chance to join a passionate, multi-cultural team and receive ongoing professional development opportunities to ensure your career excels.

Walgett Shire Council offers a family-friendly workplace, with fantastic working conditions and a range of additional benefits to help you enjoy life in the local community, including:

  • A 9 day fortnight (for outdoor staff) or flex-time arrangement (for indoor staff);
  • Salary sacrificing and;
  • 4 weeks annual leave (for outdoor staff) and 5 weeks annual leave (for indoor staff)

Interested? Express your interest below!

Job Closing Date

07 Jun, 2021