Positions Vacant

Thank you for enquiring about positions vacant with Inverell Shire Council. Current vacancies, position profiles and instructions on how to apply can be found below.  

Current Vacancies 

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An exciting opportunity exists for an energetic school leaver to be part of an organisation committed to providing career opportunities in Inverell.

Inverell Shire Council is looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join the Development Services team to assist in the delivery of a safe and healthy environment for the community.

This diverse position focuses on health and environment through the provision of community education, health promotion and administration of relevant legislation.

If you are interested in working while studying to progress a career, then this is a great opportunity.

Benefits include:

  • Assistance from Council to gain entry into the Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Health) Degree;
  • Payment by Council of all university fees;
  • Assistance and support within a positive team culture; and
  • Study leave to attend training, exams and university workshops.

Applicants must be eligible to enrol in Bachelor of Natural Science (Environmental Health) or equivalent and possess a NSW Class C (1A) Drivers Licence.

Employment will be in accordance with the terms and conditions of the Local Government (State) Award 2014. Salary will be in accordance with either age or educational qualifications and experience.

Further information, including a detailed Position Profile, is available by:

  • Contacting Council’s Position Profile number on (02) 9990 9189 and request position number SM:DSB:TEHO:#13.
  • Enquiries in relation to the nature of the position may be made by speaking directly with Council’s Manager Development Services, Anthony Alliston, at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or phone 0425 271 633.

Applicants must complete and sign the cover sheet and application form, obtainable in the Position Profile, and attach it to the front of your application.

Please ensure that you have addressed the selection criteria as listed.

Applications are to be addressed to the General Manager, and will close on Friday, 27th January 2017 at 4:30pm. (No original documents please). Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and provides a smoke free work environment.

Download the Position Profile

Casual Positions

Occasionally Council may require casual employees for short term or relief positions, both on the indoor and outdoor staff. Registration Forms are available from the reception desk at Council's Administrative Centre. You may attach a resume to this form if you wish. Please leave your completed form at Council's reception desk, or mail to PO Box 138, Inverell NSW 2360. You will be considered for any casual positions which become available. It is advisable to renew your Registration Form every six (6) months. 

Additional Information

Inverell Shire Council employs in excess of 200 staff at any one time. This section of the website is designed not only to let you know of any vacancies within Council, but hints and tips on how best to prepare yourself and your application.

The objective of Council's recruitment program is to select the best person for the job by matching applications to all criteria requirements of the position advertised and organisational needs. This information has been prepared to assist applicants to gain an appreciation of the skills and techniques involved in applying for job vacancies. Council is required under the Local Government (State) Award to advertise vacancies, in a manner to "enable suitably qualified persons to apply for the position". This may be done by advertising internally or externally as decided by Council on a case by case basis.

Selection of staff is on the basis of the applicant's merit in relation to the selection criteria. As such, applicants are advised to address in their application, the selection criteria for the position as outlined in the Information Package by detailing logically how they meet the requirements of each criteria.

It is the policy of Inverell Shire Council to provide equal opportunity for all persons regardless of sex, race, marital status, physical and mental impairment, sexual preference, age, political conviction or religious belief.

A Position Application Form must be completed, signed and attached to the front of all applications. Applications that are received without a Position Application Form attached will not be assessed. The Position Application Form can be found on the back of the relevant Position Description. 


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