Positions Vacant

Welcome to our page providing details on employment 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

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We currently have opportunities for Plant Operators to join our multi skilled team at our Darlington Point and Jerilderie Depots. If you have skills in small plant machinery, truck driving, excavators, graders, bobcat, skid steer, water truck, patching truck, loaders, any Council plant machinery, general labour, concreting or construction, we encourage you to apply.

Plant Operators undertake duties in the areas of parks and gardens, construction, maintenance of Council’s infrastructure and TfNSW projects. Suitable applicants will need recent work experience, demonstrated experience, with competent written and communication skills.

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

  • Verification of Competency on allocated plant

  • Previous labouring experience in construction or maintenance or parks and gardens

  • White card (or general construction induction card)

  • Current Heavy Vehicle Licence e.g. LR, MR, HR, HC or MC

  • Proven ability to work both in a team environment and independently

The position is graded Grade 3 to Grade 7 and salary will be determined by demonstrated relevant experience, licences, certificates and other qualifications within Council’s salary step progression.

Application: Your application should include a brief cover letter, your current resume, details of licences, tickets, trade qualifications and at least 2 current work references. Send by email to: jobs@murrumbidgee.nsw.gov.au or by mail to: General Manager, Murrumbidgee Council, PO Box 96, Jerilderie NSW 2716.

Applications will be reviewed on Friday 9 July 2021.

Note this position will remain open until the position is filled.

Download the Position Description.

Local Government Election work opportunities

Expressions of interest are now open through the NSW Electoral Commission to work at the Local Government elections to be held on Saturday 4 September.

Working at an election is a great way for members of the community to earn money, learn new skills and deliver democracy by helping people to have their say.

There are positions available during the election period and on election day itself.

More information, including position descriptions, pay rates, and the link to apply, can be found here >> https://bit.ly/2Uq8CWN