Strathbogie Shire Council

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For careers with the Strathbogie Shire Council, please view the below positions.


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About Strathbogie Shire Council

Our Organisation:
Strathbogie Shire is an excellent lifestyle choice for those seeking less commuting time, flexible work environment and a more balanced lifestyle.
Our Council is a vibrant and progressive rural municipality advantageously positioned within two hours from the Melbourne CBD along the Hume Freeway and within immediate proximity to major regional towns of Seymour, Shepparton, Wangaratta and Benalla offer all of the facilities, retail and entertainment opportunities you would find in a capital city but with the peaceful country attitude.

Our townships, surrounded by picturesque natural environment, include Avenel (famous for Fowles Wine, Bank Street Pizza, WB Gadd and Avenel Meats), Euroa (home of three VC winners, the Butter Factory, Lindsay Park Racing and the Strathbogie Ranges), Nagambie (Black Caviar statue, world class wineries, Nagambie Lakes with the Rowing Regatta Centre and excellent fishing places) and Violet Town (Violet Town Market with great food and wine) offer access to a range of school options, excellent sporting facilities and clubs, Community Cinema, lots of options for joining local groups and clubs and much, much more…

Employee Benefits:
Working in Strathbogie Shire, employees enjoy a range of staff benefits including flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking, Study Assistance and Professional Development Program, Employee Assistance Program, Health and Well-Being Program, Social Club, comprehensive Income Protection and Health Insurance schemes.

Strathbogie Shire is committed to the Equal Opportunity and Child Safety Principles.


Expression of Interest – Casual School Crossing Supervisors

Strathbogie Shire Council is seeking Expressions of Interest from members of our community to be considered as part of a casual team of School Crossing Supervisors to backfill current Supervisors while they are on leave or unable to attend to the duties. Council provides school crossing supervision before and after school times on a daily basis during school terms

Council are currently seeking assistance for backfill of school crossing supervision at the following locations:

  • St John’s Primary School, Euroa
  • Euroa Primary School

The key duty of this role is to control the safe and orderly passage of school children and others across our school crossings.

The successful applicants will need to attend school crossings to make sure people follow the Road Safety Regulations and to educate children and other users of the correct procedure and use of the school crossing.

Council is committed to keeping the community safe and a satisfactory Working with Children Check is compulsory for this position.

If you are interested in applying, please submit a cover letter and resume outlining your experience relevant to the role and any preference regarding location you may have to support your interest to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  

If you are successful, you will be provided the required training associated with the role at no cost.

If you have any questions, please contact Kerry Lynch on 1800 065 993.


EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FOR COMMUNITY/BUSINESS REPRESENTATIVES TO ASSIST WITH EMERGENCY PLANNING AND RECOVERY WITHIN STRATHBOGIE SHIRE

Background

Planning for emergencies at a municipal level has changed since 1 December 2020 with the Municipal Emergency Management Committee (MEMPC) no longer being a committee of the Council. Instead these committees report to the regional emergency management committee. For Strathbogie this means the Hume Regional Emergency Management Committee (Hume REMPC).

The reforms were introduced to encourage greater inter agency collaboration in the planning, response and recovery from emergencies.

 

Opportunity for Business representation (maximum of two (2) positions)

Whilst the MEMPC is involved in the documentation of a Municipal Emergency Management Plan (MEMP) which includes risk identification, mitigation and response arrangements, the relief and recovery for the community following an emergency is of critical importance and one in which the Council will be heavily involved with the community as the local lead agency for relief and recovery.

The MEMPC is keen to provide an opportunity for up to two locally based community or business representatives to join the Committee to strengthen the planning and delivery of relief and recovery post an emergency event.

 

Selection Criteria

Applicants for these positions need to demonstrate.

  1. Ability to represent their community or business sector
  2. Able to clearly communicate the issues of concern for the community or business sector and make suggestions to address them
  3. Able to prioritise issues of concern
  4. Extensive history and experience within the community or business sector
  5. Extensive community-based networks which would assist in expanding the knowledge base that the applicant can bring into the discussions
  6. Willingness to attend MEMPC meetings – generally 4 meetings per year although additional meetings as required (on-line meetings may be required)
  7. Some previous knowledge in emergency relief or recovery would be useful (not mandatory)

APPLICATIONS

Applications addressed to Chair Strathbogie Shire Municipal Emergency Management Planning Committee, David Roff and email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Applications close at 5pm on Friday 23 July 2021.


Team Member – Operations

  • Full Time, ongoing role
  • 76 hours per fortnight including an RDO
  • Band 3 + Industry allowance - $58,014 annually

We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Operations Team initially based out of the Nagambie Depot within the Roads team. Flexibility is required to work within our operational demands including with the Parks or Roads team and from the Euroa or Nagambie Depot as needed.

Our ideal candidate will have previous related experience, be able to work effectively within a team, hold a Medium Rigid licence, be available for after-hours emergency work, and be committed to the safety of themselves and others. Additional licences and experience operating various plant would also be highly regarded.

Positions are also available within our casual pool providing backfill across both depots. 25% causal loading rates will apply.

For further information about this position, please contact Brian Doyle, Coordinator Roads & Parks on 5795 0000.

Position Description

How to Apply:
Please submit a cover letter, current resume and a response to the key selection criteria found in the relevant position description to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Applications close 9am, Monday 9 August 2021

Strathbogie Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and a Child Safe organisation. We value diversity in our workplace and will consider flexible working arrangements.



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