Positions Vacant

Welcome to our page providing details on job opportunities with Murrumbidgee Council.

We are located in the southern area of the Riverina region of New South Wales and service the towns of Coleambally, Darlington Point, Jerilderie and surrounds.

Our Council is a fantastic place to work, with around 90 people employed in a variety of indoor and outdoor positions.

Each and every one of us play an important part in providing services and facilities to our community. 

Whether you prefer to work indoors or outdoors, if you're passion is to deliver a high standard of work, you're reliable and committed, then Murrumbidgee Council is the place for you!

Team spirit is another quality that is very important to us as we have a close-knit and inclusive organisation.

Applying for a position at Murrumbidgee Council

Information pack about Murrumbidgee Council and the area

Please note - all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per the Murrumbidgee Council Vaccination Policy 2022.


Building Maintenance Assistant - Darlington Point

 

We have an exciting career opportunity to assist in the repair, construction and maintenance of Council buildings and other infrastructure assets.

The position is based at our Darlington Point Depot. 

Benefits of the position include:

  • Salary ranges from Grade 4 (No trade) $52,870 to Grade 7 (With Trade) $68,745 in the Murrumbidgee Council salary system and is subject to qualifications, skills and experience, within the salary step progression of the position.

  • 9 day fortnight

  • Professional development and training opportunities 

  • Employment conditions are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2020

Download the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion, in the first instance, please contact Sarah Gurciullo, People and Culture Officer on (03) 5886 1200 or 0417 765 465
Please email your confidential resume and cover letter to: jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au

Applications close on Wednesday 29 June 2022

Please note - all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per the Murrumbidgee Council Vaccination Policy 2022


Cleaner - Part-time – 15 hours - Darlington Point


We have an opportunity for a high performing and suitably skilled Cleaner to clean Council-owned facilities to our high standard and to make sure they comply with work, health and safety regulations.

The position is based in Darlington Point.

Benefits of the position include:

  • Salary ranging from $24.90 to $29.69 hourly rate (subject to qualifications, skills and experience) part-time pro-rata

  • Professional development and training opportunities 

  • Employment conditions in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2020

For a confidential discussion, in the first instance, please contact Sarah Gurciullo, People and Culture Officer on (03) 5886 1200 or 0417 765 465

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au

Download the Position Description.

Applications close on Tuesday 28 June 2022

Please note - all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per the Murrumbidgee Council Vaccination Policy 2022


PLANT OPERATOR - JERILDERIE

We have a career opportunity for a Plant Operator to join our multi skilled team. You will undertake duties in the areas of parks and gardens, construction, maintenance of Council’s infrastructure and TfNSW projects. Suitable applicants will need to be able to demonstrate recent work experience, with competent written and communication skills.

Benefits of the position include:

  • Salary ranging from $52,870 to $68,745 (subject to qualifications, skills and experience)

  • 9 day fortnight

  • Professional development and training opportunities 

  • Employment conditions in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2020

The position is graded Grade 4 to Grade 7 and salary will be determined by demonstrated relevant experience, licences, certificates and other qualifications within Council’s salary step progression.

Download the Position Description.

For a confidential discussion, please contact Sarah Gurciullo People and Culture Officer on 03 5886 1200 or 0417 765 465.

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au

Applications close on Tuesday 28 June 2022

Please note - all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per the Murrumbidgee Council Vaccination Policy 2022


Mechanic

We have an exciting career opportunity for an energetic and capable mechanic.  The Mechanic will be responsible for servicing, maintaining, and repairing Council’s vehicles, heavy plant, and other equipment to minimise downtime and enable the optimal utilisation of plant and equipment.

The servicing of plant may occur in ouncil depots and/or in the field subject to operational requirements.

This position is located at our Darlington Point Depot.

If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you.  Your qualifications, experience, and attributes should include:

  • Trade certificate in the appropriate mechanical field

  • MR Class driver's licence

  • WHS Construction Induction White Card

  • Forklift Licence

Benefits of the position include:

  • Salary ranging from $57,649 to $68,745 (subject to qualifications, skills, and experience)

  • 9 day fortnight

  • Professional development and training opportunities 

  • Employment conditions in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2020

For a confidential discussion please contact Sarah Gurciullo People and Culture Officer on 03 5886 1200 or 0417 765 465

Please email your resume and cover letter to: jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au

Download the Position Description

The position will remain open until filled.

Please note - all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per the Murrumbidgee Council Vaccination Policy 2022


Senior Administration Assistant to the Director of Infrastructure

Readvertised - Previous applicants need not apply

We are located in the southern area of the Riverina region of New South Wales and include the towns of Coleambally, Darlington Point, Jerilderie and surrounds.

The organisation has a challenging career opportunity for an energetic and capable Senior Administration Assistant to provide executive administrative support to the Director Infrastructure, Infrastructure leadership team and their respective functions, facilitating the efficient and effective operation of the organisation.  Infrastructure Department includes the functions of Engineering; Fleet Management & Plant, Equipment; Roads and Streets; Town Services; Parks and Recreational Facilities; Water and Sewer.

If this role appeals to you, we would like to hear from you.  Your qualifications, experience and attributes should include:

Qualifications/Licences

  • Certificate IV in Business Administration or Certificate IV in Local Government or equivalent in a similar role.

  • Hold and maintain current Class C drivers licence

  • Work Cover Construction Induction Card (White Card)

Experience

  • Minimum of five years in office management, including experience in a personal assistant role to executive management

  • Extensive experience using Microsoft Office suite to produce a range of documents including correspondence, reports and spreadsheets and database entry

  • Demonstrated competence with using the Microsoft Office suite of programs

  • Well-developed capability to use computer-based systems

Attributes

  • Preparedness to travel to other Council worksites and facilities in the Local Government Area.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills enabling constructive interaction with a range of stakeholders.

  • Capability and preparedness to operate as a member of an organisational team, interact constructively with other team members and contribute to team effectiveness and achievements.

  • Personally, well organised and with capability to maintain schedules, appointments and diaries for the Director.

  • Capability to manage competing demands, establish rational priorities and troubleshoot within authority on behalf of the Director.

  • Capability to work with minimal supervision and demonstrate good initiative

Essential Team Work and Customer Service Skills

  • Ability to consult, share information and work collaboratively while maintaining strict confidentiality

  • Ability to demonstrate customer service values

  • Proven negotiation skills

Essential Technical Skills

  • Demonstrated effective time management and prioritisation skills with the ability to balance competing workloads and deliver within deadlines.

  • High level minute taking skills

Desirable

  • Diploma Business Administration

  • Several years of experience in an administrative role in Local Government or capability to source and accumulate knowledge and understanding of the operations of Local Government

The position is graded at a Band 2 Level 1 Grade 7 in the Murrumbidgee Council salary system, which ranges between $56,518 and $68 745 subject to qualifications, skills and experience, within the salary step progression of the position.

For a confidential discussion please contact Tom Dimec, Director of Infrastructure on phone number 0437 447 011.

How to Apply - Email jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au your resume, brief cover letter and a statement on how you meet the below three criteria only.

  1. At Murrumbidgee Council our corporate core values are: Trust, Honesty, Teamwork and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.

  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.

  3. What experience do you have preparing formal documentation? i.e. letters, reports etc

The position will remain open until filled.

Please note - all employees must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as per the Murrumbidgee Council Vaccination Policy 2022.

Download the Position Description