Positions Vacant

Welcome to our Employment and Positions Vacant page.

Murrumbidgee Council is a great place to work. If you are passionate about delivering excellent customer service, working for a progressive and innovative Council and making a difference to the community, please apply below.

If there are no positions advertised below, the application due date has already passed. Feel free to contact Council if you are interested in a Council position.

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Swimming Pool Contractors Sought for 2019/20 Season

Expressions of interest are being sought from persons or organisations interested in operating the Council swimming pools at Jerilderie, Coleambally and Darlington Point for the 2019/20 season. Click here for more information.


Drought Support Officer

Fixed Term Position to 31 December 2019 

An opportunity exists with Murrumbidgee Council for the fixed term employment of a Drought Support Officer.  This position will commence as soon as possible and conclude 31 December 2019.  

The vacancy has been created for a full time employee, however a flexible employment arrangement will be considered, which may involve a part-time position or job share arrangement.

The position has a salary range of $1,372 to $1,637 per week full time, plus superannuation, dependent on skills and experience.

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate & Community Services, the Drought Support Officer will be responsible for the development, submission, monitoring and reporting of initiatives approved under the Drought Communities Programme. They will liaise directly with the community and plan, manage and deliver drought related projects, events, workshops and initiatives to support the Murrumbidgee Council community.

The Officer will have primary responsibility for identifying, aggregating and disseminating information about drought related assistance and funding opportunities and support community groups and/or community members in the application process.

The Drought Support Officer will monitor and identify emerging issues relating to the effects of drought, which may require referral to relevant agencies for information and/or response.

A copy of the position description is available at link:  Position Description

For a confidential discussion please contact Sue Mitchell, Manager, Corporate & Community Services – on 02 6960 5500 or email:  jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au

To apply for the position please submit your resume and a covering letter introducing yourself.

Applications remain open until the position is filled.  Each application will be assessed within 24 hours of receipt and interviews conducted immediately. 

Early submission is recommended.





Darlington Point Council Depot

Coleambally Council Depot

Jerilderie Council Depot


Positions:    Short term and casuals

Plant Operators

Truck Drivers




Administration Officers

Council seeks expressions of interest from enthusiastic and skilled persons to fill various short term and casual vacancies within Murrumbidgee Council’s operational workforce. These positions may be based at Council’s Depots in Darlington Point, Coleambally and Jerilderie.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017. Council’s indoor full time staff work 35 hours per week and full time outdoor staff work a 38 hours per week. Casuals are employed on a daily basis as required.

For further information regarding positions please contact Noel Peters in Human Resources on phone: 02 6960 5500.

Your expression of interest including your current resume, details of licences and tickets and at least 2 work references should be forwarded to:

The General Manager, Murrumbidgee Council, PO Box 96, Jerilderie NSW 2716 or emailed to jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au.