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:

Chief Financial Officer

This is a key role within our finance team with a strong focus on integrity and management of the financial systems.

You will have extensive experience in financial accounting and budget management along with an ability to effectively lead a team.

This position will manage and monitor annual budgets to ensure the finance practices, policies, guidelines and procedures are current, accurate and comply with legislative and other regulatory requirements. 

Candidates must address the Selection Criteria outlined in the Information Package which is available by clicking here or by emailing hr@oberon.nsw.gov.au. Further information contact HR Coordinator on 6329 8150.

Applications close at 4.30pm on Friday 21st September 2018.

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