Positions Vacant

This section contains details of current positions vacant at Oberon Council as well as information on how to apply. Positions vacant will be advertised accordingly as they become available within the organisation.

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Council currently has the following positions vacant:

(Temporary Position 12 months)

An opportunity exists for full time position for a temporary period of 12 months for a person with an exceptional phone manner, and customer service skills.

This position will provide courteous customer service and respond to telephone calls in a timely manner and will undertake all cashier duties and associated end of day procedures. The role will provide high level administration support to the office. 
To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate experience in similar role, with high level customer service both face-to-face and via phone. 

The position is relief for Service NSW desk also, and the successful applicant will attend external training in March 2019.

Candidates must address the Selection Criteria outlined in the Information Package click here to access or by emailing hr@oberon.nsw.gov.au.   

For further information contact Sharon Swannell on 6329 8151.

Applications close at 9:00amon Monday 4th February 2019. 


Council is seeking casual labourers for a period of approximately 6-8 weeks.  To be eligible you need to provide evidence of living within the Oberon LGA, be willing to undertake a range of labouring activities and be available for immediate start.
For further information on applying either click here  to view Position Description or contacting, Human Resources Coordinator on 6329 8150.  Applications are to be addressed to Gary Wallace, General Manager at hr@oberon.nsw.gov.au and be received by 4pm 18 January 2019.


Oberon Council, as part of the recruitment process, will be collecting information about you. This information will be included in the recruitment file, and will be read by Council’s Records Staff, and members of the interviewing panel.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Council aims to ensure fair, equitable and non-discriminatory consideration for all applicants, regardless of sex, ethnic or racial origin, or physical disability.

Selection Process
It is important that your application is completed by the closing date, the selection committees are not obliged to accept late applications. All applications will be acknowledged.

Oberon Council is committed to providing a fair and equitable selection process. The stages of the selection process are:

Short-listing:  The selection panel will assess all applications against the selection criteria contained in the position description. The panel will then decide which applicants best meet the criteria and will call for interview.
Interviewing:  You will be given at least 2 days notice if you are required for an interview. The interview panel will consist of 3 members, one of which will be a HR representative, who will work together to recommend the most suitable person for the position.
Reference checks and other checks:  Referee checks will be carried out on the recommended applicant/s. Positions that have been identified as child-related, will be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain Working with Children Check.
Pre-employment Medical assessment:  As part of the recruitment process a pre-employment functional assessment at Council’s expense will be required.
Notification of result:  The successful applicant will be verbally notified as soon as possible after the interview and will receive a written letter of offer following this contact. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by mail once the offer of employment has been accepted.

Contact Details:
Oberon Council
Maree Paine – HR Coordinator
Phone: 02 632908150
Fax: 02 6329 8142