Data & Reporting Analyst (Dalby)

  • Western Downs Regional Council
  • Dalby QLD, Australia
  • 10 Sep, 2021
Full time Information and Communications Technology

Job Description

Reference Number: 1235

Closing Date: 30-09-2021

Employment Type: Permanent Full Time

Location: Dalby Corporate Office

About Council

A region the size of Tasmania, just 2.5 hours west of Brisbane and an easy drive from the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, the Western Downs has a growing population of over 34,000 people.

The region’s diverse economy, vibrant active communities and the extensive infrastructure and multi-billion dollar energy investments are ensuring that the Western Downs continues to go from strength-to-strength.

Western Downs Regional Council is one of only a handful of Council’s in the state of Queensland to be debt-free.

Council is very proud of this immense achievement which it had been working towards since 2015, proving itself to be one of the most financially prudent Councils in Queensland.

About the Role

Operating from within the ICT Department, you will endorse strategic initiatives and review corporate data across multiple databases, in order to develop reports that will be used to make business decisions, and report on key performance measures.

You will:

  • Work directly with business teams to understand, prioritise and document reporting requirements; and
  • Extract and manipulate data to develop recurring or ad-hoc reports, dashboards and alerts.

About You

The successful applicant will possess strong analytical and critical evaluation skills and hold a qualification in computer science/IT along with experience in reporting in a corporate environment. You should have extensive knowledge in the following areas:

  • Expertise in SQL scripting, SSRS, SSIS, ETL, PowerBi, Tableau and other reporting tools;
  • Knowledge of DevOps practices and tools;
  • Practical experience working in agile environments and with API integration techniques;
  • The ability to communicate with business teams, end users and executives;
  • Extensive knowledge of the Microsoft suite of applications with advanced Excel skills.

What we offer:

  • Work/life balance - 9 day fortnight or optional 19 day month
  • Relocation Assistance may be considered for the successful applicant
  • Salary Packaging available - Motor Vehicles, Superannuation, Remote Area Housing (Rent), Fuel, Gas and Electricity
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Access to various training opportunities
  • Health & Wellbeing program
  • Living & Working in the Western Downs
    • Welcome Guides
    • Experience Western Downs
    • Taste the Western Downs

If you enjoy working both autonomously as well as collaboratively with employees, this role is for you. TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE.

Applications close at 5.00pm AEST Thursday 30 September 2021.

Additional Information

The recruitment process may include candidates completing a pre-employment health declaration and you may be required to undergo a National Criminal History Check and/or a pre-employment medical including drug and alcohol testing.

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check with your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice..

Note: Candidates using mobile devices are strongly advised to use a desktop computer to complete the application forms as they require extensive amounts of typing.

Job Closing Date

30 Sep, 2021