Utilities Officer

$75,181 yearly
  • Whittlesea City Council
  • Whittlesea VIC, Australia
  • 09 May, 2022
Full time Accounting and Finance Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Customer Service, Receptions, and Complaints

Job Description

Applications Close: 22/05/2022  11:45 PM
Position No: 2978
Division: Finance, Projects & Property
Location: Northern Suburbs
Work Type: Fixed Term - Full Time

Full Time, Fixed Term (12 months)
Band 5
Salary $ 75,180.80 + Super + RDO + Flexible Working

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. As a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives of our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

A fantastic opportunity exists for a Utilities Officer to join our team on a fixed term basis for 12 months. Reporting to the Unit Manager Financial Compliance and Control, you will be primarily responsible for the Utility functions for the Council by maintaining, updating and following up on all utility processes and procedures. You will provide support to the Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable Officers and any other ad hoc tasks in the Financial Services team. You will provide high customer service to both internal and external customers in a dynamic and busy environment.

About you

We are looking for a highly driven, outstanding Utilities Officer who can enhance and follow processes with a high attention to detail. You will demonstrate the highest levels of services to both internal and external customers, which leads to a high degree of customer satisfaction and enhances the image of Council.

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?

The full Position Description is available on the careers at Council page at https://whittlesea.bigredsky.com/ If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Deborah Alessi, Unit Manager Financial Compliance and Control on 03 9217 2554.

To apply for this position, you must address the Core Capabilities outlined in the Position Description in your cover letter. Please note, applications that do not address the Core Capabilities may not be considered.

**Applications close at 11.45 pm on Sunday, 22 May 2022

*** Interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

* We are happy to take applications from international candidates if you have a valid working visa to work in Australia.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, all roles at the Council require staff to be mandatorily vaccinated to perform duties and/or deliver services to the community. Therefore, if you are successful in the selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of an approved Covid-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption. 

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments. Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email human.resources@whittlesea.vic.gov.au with your request outlining your preferred method of contact. Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.

Job Closing Date

22 May, 2022