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Employment

Available vacancies will be listed below.

Expression of Interest – Construction Contractors

Council are calling for expressions of interest from local contractors for the proposed project works of road re-sheeting.

Expressions of interest are now being sought for the following works:

  • Rubble cartage  (using own truck)
  • Water cartage  (using own truck)
  • Rubble spreading  (using own grader)
  • Rubble loading in pits (using own loader)

It is anticipated the road re-sheeting project will be undertaken in September & October 2020. Crushed rubble will be accessed from various pits in the Council area.

Should you wish to submit an expression of interest, please complete the following templates:

  1. Schedule of Rates Form
  2. Contractors Details Form

Expression of Interest to be forwarded  to:

Dylan Strong

Chief Executive Officer

District Council of Orroroo Carrieton

17 Second Street

ORROROO SA 5431

council@orroroo.sa.gov.au by  5pm on Friday 21st August 2020.

Please note that this is an expression of interest only.  Expressions do not form an official tender nor will the highest or lowest EOI necessarily be accepted.

Works Team Member (12 Month contract) (1 Position)

Council is seeking applications for the position of Works Team Member within the Works and Engineering department of Council.

Practical knowledge and experience in civil construction works, in particular, Council are seeking candidates with road construction and maintenance including grader operator, with relevant qualifications / certifications.

Key duties of the position include:

  • Maintenance of Council infrastructure (eg signage, footpaths, unsealed and sealed roads, parks and gardens, cemeteries)
  • Operation of small plant
  • On-call Duty Officer (rostered once per 8 weeks).
  • Implementation of work health and safety policies and procedures in the workplace
  • Grader operation for construction and patrol grading (preferred but not essential)

The role is full time (1 FTE) until 30th November 2020 and then part time (0.5 FTE) for the remainder of the 12 month contract. This position is suited for a mature and experienced worker.

How do I Apply?

A copy of the position description and information relating to this position can be found here:

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or alternatively can be obtained from the Council Office by email council@orroroo.sa.gov.au or by phone 08 8658 1260.

All enquiries for this position are to be directed to Dylan Strong, Chief Executive Officer.

Applications are to be addressed to the District Council of Orroroo Carrieton, PO Box 3, ORROROO SA 5431 or emailed to council@orroroo.sa.gov.au to be received by 5.00pm, Friday 21st August 2020.

Applications must include:

  • Covering letter and Resume
  • At least two (2) current referees
  • Copy of applicable certificates / tickets
  • Copy of Working with Children and National Police Clearance Certificates

Labourers (Casual) (multiple positions)

Council is seeking applications for casual labourers within the Works & Engineering department of Council.

The labourers will be assisting Council in the maintenance of infrastructure through the operation of small plant and completing projects funded under the Drought Communities Program. Hours will be casual and on an ‘as-needs basis’. Multiple positions are available.

How do I Apply?

A copy of the position descriptions and information relating to this position can be found here:

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or alternatively can be obtained from the Council Office by email council@orroroo.sa.gov.au or by phone 08 8658 1260.

All enquiries for this position are to be directed to Jodie Boully, Community Project Officer.

Applications are to be addressed to the District Council of Orroroo Carrieton, PO Box 3, ORROROO SA 5431 or emailed to council@orroroo.sa.gov.au to be received by 5.00pm, Friday 21st August 2020.

Applications must include:

  • Covering letter and Resume
  • At least two (2) current referees
  • Copy of applicable certificates / tickets
  • Copy of Working with Children and National Police Clearance Certificates

Business & Administration Officer 

  • Kickstart your career in administration within Local Government
  • Be supported and receive mentoring from industry professionals
  • Located in Orroroo

The Opportunity

This is an exciting opportunity to join the dynamic corporate and community services team as a Business Administration Officer. In this role you will perform a range of duties including front of house community and visitor services, financial data entry, communications and other duties as required.

The Role

The role provides an excellent entry opportunity into Local Government and at the same time complete a nationally accredited qualification (Certificate 3 or 4 in Business Administration).

National traineeship wages and conditions apply.

About You

To be successful in this role, you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Bright, keen, willing and adaptable
  • Display initiative, manage and prioritise time and tasks effectively
  • Work effectively as part of a team and under limited supervision
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Computer competent: intermediate to advanced Microsoft suite.

Benefits

  • Become part of a fun yet hardworking and committed team
  • Full time employment
  • Receive ongoing one on one mentoring and support from experienced professionals
  • Provided with full training
  • Great entry level pathway into the Local Government sector
  • Obtain a nationally recognised Certificate 3 or 4 in Business Administration

Only candidates that meet the eligibility criteria will be considered:

  • Resident of this regional area of South Australian
  • Is an Australian Citizen or permanent resident
  • Does not hold a vocational qualification higher than a Certificate III
  • Hold an independent driver’s license e.g. provisional or full

Mature applicants are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To apply, complete the online application form and attach a copy of your resume and a cover letter outlining your suitability for the available role.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted directly.

For further information call Sarah Tinkham 08 8340 7766.

Applications close 5:00pm Friday 21st of August 2020.