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.
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:
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:
Interested? Express your interest below!
Walgett Shire is a local government area in the Orana region of New South Wales, Australia. The northern boundary of the Shire is located adjacent to the border between New South Wales and Queensland. The town of Walgett is located on the Namoi River, nearby to its junction with the Barwon River and at the junction of the Kamilaroi Highway and the Castlereagh Highway.