Careers

Working at Clarence City Council you will be able to make a real difference to our city and community.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a safe working environment for all our employees.

We offer a great range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working conditions (most positions provide for a rostered day off each fortnight or month)
  • Excellent leave entitlements (long service leave after 10 years)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 12.5 per cent superannuation for all permanent positions
  • Plus more.

Applying for a position

Our current vacancies are listed on this page below.

If you’re keen to take the next step in your career, we recommend that you read the Advice to Applicants document and General Information – Job Applications document. This will help you to prepare your application for employment with us.

You can also read information about council, our vision, structure and administration under the Your Council section on the website.

You should also note that we are a smoke free workplace and that random alcohol and drug testing is a condition of employment at Clarence City Council.

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Eligibility for a government funded traineeship

To be eligible to receive government subsidies through TasTAFE, private RTOs or as an apprentice or trainee you must satisfy one of the following criteria:

  • Australian or New Zealand citizen, or
  • Australian permanent resident, or
  • State sponsored visa on a pathway to permanent residence

and be of:

  • Working Age
  • Not at School (other than a school based apprentice)
  • Reside in Tasmania

National Training Entitlement eligibility also requires that learners:

  • Do not have Certificate IV or higher qualification
  • Have not completed a Certificate III qualification (including apprenticeship or traineeship) in the last five years
  • Are not currently enrolled in another publicly subsidised Certificate III qualification.

Depot Support Officer - Permanent, Part-Time

Cutoff: 1 December 2022

Applications close at 9.00am on Thursday 1 December 2022

We are looking for an enthusiastic person with sound administration experience, resourcefulness and excellent communication skills to support management and staff of our Operations Group. The main tasks for this position include general administration, customer service, store operations and purchasing.

CONDITIONS

This position is offered on 3 day per week basis. A base salary between $63,133.86 and $72,176.97 (pro rata) will be negotiated with the preferred candidate + 12.5% superannuation. A guaranteed 2.5% salary increase applies to this salary (or CPI) in July 2023 and 2024.

Council offers training to support your professional development, the opportunity to purchase additional leave, 12 days of personal leave per year, salary continuance insurance and a superb work life balance – plus many other benefits.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

A copy of the role description, which includes the selection criteria, can be accessed below.

TO APPLY

For a more detailed chat about the position, please give Peter Donato, Operations Group Manager, a call on 6217 9771. A current resume, together with a cover letter and responses to the selection criteria can be emailed to recruitment@ccc.tas.gov.au.

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for this role, all applicants must address the selection criteria and provide a current resume. Directly addressing each key selection criteria provides the opportunity to show the selection panel about your fit for the position, therefore increasing your chances in the selection process. An application that fails to address the stated key selection criteria may not be considered.

Council is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free workplace.  Prospective applicants should note that random alcohol and drug testing is a condition of employment at Clarence City Council.

Position Description

Finance Officer - Permanent, Full-Time

Cutoff: 2 December 2022

Applications close at 9.00am on Friday 2 December 2022

We are looking for an experienced, analytical and friendly person with great communication skills to join our finance team. You will have a good understanding of finance, accounts and business administration. High-level problem-solving abilities are essential, together with an eye for detail and accuracy.

Some of your core duties will be:

  • monitoring and assessing the council’s cash position and investing funds as required and approved by council’s Accountants and CFO
  • completion of monthly journals and reconciliations
  • reconciliation of council’s credit cards
  • completion and lodgement of council’s BAS
  • maintenance of bonds, and guarantees lodged with council
  • supporting the accounting and finance functions through the timely completion of regular and ad-hoc tasks, including processing transactions, reconciliations, reports and undertaking specific project work as directed
  • providing support for key finance business processes such as, accounts payable, receivable and rates office including receipting of payments and accurate maintenance of customer, supplier and property data and accounting systems
  • efficiently and courteously handling face-to-face, telephone and written correspondence

CONDITIONS

A base salary between $68,114.50 and $78,693.71 will be negotiated with the preferred candidate + 12.5% superannuation and a 19-day month. Guaranteed 2.5% salary increase applies to this salary (or CPI) in July 2023 and 2024.

Council offers training to support your professional development, the opportunity to purchase additional leave, 12 days of personal leave per year, salary continuance insurance and a superb work life balance – plus many other benefits.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

A copy of the role description, which includes the selection criteria, can be accessed below.

TO APPLY

For a more detailed chat about the position, please give Jane Murrell, Chief Finance Officer a call on 6217 9652. A current resume, together with a cover letter and responses to the selection criteria can be emailed to recruitment@ccc.tas.gov.au.

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for this role, all applicants must address the selection criteria and provide a current resume. Directly addressing each key selection criteria provides the opportunity to show the selection panel about your fit for the position, therefore increasing your chances in the selection process. An application that fails to address the stated key selection criteria may not be considered.

Council is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free workplace.  Prospective applicants should note that random alcohol and drug testing is a condition of employment at Clarence City Council.

Position Description

Planner or Assistant Planner - Permanent, Full-Time

Cutoff: 11 December 2022

Applications close at 9.00am on Sunday 11 December 2022

Our City Planning Group has an exciting opportunity for either a Planner or Assistant Planner to join the team. We are looking for a person with initiative, resourcefulness, and good communication skills to assist in undertaking planning assessments, assessing a wide range of planning applications, and participating in a diverse range of interesting projects.

CONDITIONS

  • A salary between $81,442.13 and $95,018.04 (plus 12.5% superannuation) is offered for our Planner position, and a 19-day month.
  • A salary between $76,168.76 and $83,667.22 (plus 12.5% superannuation) is offered for our Assistant Planner position, and a 19-day month.
  • Guaranteed 2.5% (or CPI) salary increase applies to our salaries in July 2023 and 2024.

Council offers training to support your professional development, the opportunity to purchase additional leave, 12 days of personal leave per year, salary continuance insurance and other benefits.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

A copy of the role descriptions, which includes the selection criteria, can be accessed below.

TO APPLY

For a more detailed chat about the position, please give Vanessa Tomlin a call on 6217 9594. A current resume, together with a cover letter and responses to the selection criteria can be emailed to recruitment@ccc.tas.gov.au.

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for this role, all applicants must address the selection criteria and provide a current resume. Directly addressing each key selection criteria provides the opportunity to show the selection panel about your fit for the position, therefore increasing your chances in the selection process. An application that fails to address the stated key selection criteria may not be considered.

Council is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free workplace.  Prospective applicants should note that random alcohol and drug testing is a condition of employment at Clarence City Council.

Planner – Role Description:

https://www.ccc.tas.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Position-Description-Planner-November-2022.pdf

Assistant Planner – Role Description:

https://www.ccc.tas.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/11/Position-Description-Assistant-Planner-November-2022.pdf

Position Description - Planner

Community Planning & Development Program Leader - Permanent, Full-Time

Cutoff: 11 December 2022

Applications close at 9.00am on Sunday 11 December 2022

Are you passionate about social justice and creating an inclusive community? Do you like managing a range of challenging and rewarding projects?

We are looking for a significantly experienced community development professional to join our Health and Community Development group and provide leadership and support.

You will work collaboratively across council to manage and supervise several significant projects for the community.

To be successful in this role you will need:

  • highly developed understanding and experience of community development principles, engagement and community participation.
  • demonstrated skills and experience in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategic plans and policies at the local level.
  • relevant experience in project management, program planning and partnership development.
  • Ability to lead, motivate, supervise and support workers.
  • A strong capacity to manage time, set priorities and plan work to ensure set objectives are met in time and within budget.
  • Highly developed written communication skills including proven ability to write clear policy, plans, briefing papers and other high-level documents.

CONDITIONS

A base salary between $85,947.69 and $98,144.62 will be negotiated with the preferred candidate, plus 12.5% superannuation and a 19-day month. A guaranteed 2.5% (or CPI) salary increase applies to this salary in July 2023 and 2024.

Council offers training to support your professional development, the opportunity to purchase additional leave, 12 days of personal leave per year, salary continuance insurance and a great work life balance – plus many other benefits.

ROLE DESCRIPTION

A copy of the role description, which includes the selection criteria, can be accessed below.

TO APPLY

For a chat about the position, please give Tracey Cockburn (Acting Manager Community Development and Services) a call on 6217 9571. A current resume, together with a cover letter and responses to the selection criteria can be emailed to recruitment@ccc.tas.gov.au.

ELIGIBILITY

To be considered for this role, all applicants must address the selection criteria and provide a current resume. Directly addressing each key selection criteria provides the opportunity to show the selection panel about your fit for the position, therefore increasing your chances in the selection process. An application that fails to address the stated key selection criteria may not be considered.

Council is an equal opportunity employer and a smoke free workplace.  Prospective applicants should note that random alcohol and drug testing is a condition of employment at Clarence City Council.

Position Description