Careers at council

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.

If you’re keen to take the next step in your career, we recommend that you read the Advice to Applicants and General Information about Employment (below). 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.

Current vacancies

Administrations Officer (Building and Plumbing) – Permanent full-time

Applications close at 9.00am on Wednesday 12 December 2018

We are looking for a friendly, professional person with initiative, good communication skills and a pro-active approach to work. You will need experience in customer service delivery with a sound knowledge of general office procedures. Attention to detail is essential, together with solid computer skills and strong time management and organisational skills.

You will assist in a range of administrative activities supporting the building and plumbing team, including: word processing, data entry, preparation of permits, acting as initial contact for enquiries and coordinating workflow of files.

A salary between $54,052 and $59,826 will be negotiated with the successful applicant plus 12½% superannuation and a 19-day month.

Written applications directly addressing the selection criteria should be forwarded to the General Manager, Clarence City Council, PO Box 96, Rosny Park 7018 or email to human.resources@ccc.tas.gov.au.

Risk Management Coordinator – Permanent full-time

Applications close at 5.00pm on Friday 14 December 2018

This is a great opportunity for the right applicant to actively contribute to the effective management of the Organisation’s corporate governance, business systems and risk outcomes.

You will be involved in the ongoing development of internal control systems and programmes and monitor and review the implementation and effectiveness of these systems. You will also assist in the maintenance of claims management systems, including undertaking investigations relevant to the role.

The successful candidates will a demonstrated understanding of risk management principles and procedures, excellent writing, oral and interpersonal communication skills, as well as the ability to undertake research and to use initiative in problem solving.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant including 12½% super and a 19-day month.

Written applications, directly addressing the selection criteria, should be forwarded to the General Manager, Clarence City Council, PO Box 96, Rosny Park 7018 or emailed to human.resources@ccc.tas.gov.au.

Trainee Customer Contact Officer – Full-time temporary position for 2 years

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 17 December 2018

We are looking for a friendly person with initiative, good communication skills and a pro-active approach to work.  We envisage this position to be an ideal opportunity to enter the workforce and acquire relevant skills and experience.

The Council’s Customer Contact Group is the primary point of contact for residents, local business persons and others wishing to obtain information or arrange action relating to a wide range of Council functions, facilities and services.

You will serve as a first point of contact for customer enquiries, transactions and requests and will ensure high levels of customer service are provided in a professional, courteous, accurate and efficient manner

The successful applicant will have the ability and preparedness to undertake training designed to achieve required standards; to interpret and follow directions and work cooperatively; to communicate effectively; and demonstrate excellent customer service skills.

Written applications, directly addressing the selection criteria, should be forwarded to the General Manager, Clarence City Council, PO Box 96, Rosny Park 7018 or emailed to human.resources@ccc.tas.gov.au.