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Employment

With a workforce of around 200 full-time, part-time and casual employees, there are great opportunities for long-term careers with Buloke Shire Council. Council offers a range of jobs in recreation, finance, IT, gardening and parks maintenance, community development, aged and disability care, engineering, planning and customer services.

Benefits of Working at Council

To attract and retain staff, Council offers great conditions of employment such as:
  • Competitive salaries;
  • Regular training and development opportunities;
  • Employer-supported study assistance schemes.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Buloke Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer. Our roles are non-gender specific and Council encourages all suitably qualified applicants to apply.

For more information on equal opportunity at Buloke Shire Council call Human Resources on 1300 520 520.

Child Safe Standards

Buloke Shire Council is committed to creating a child safe and child friendly environment where children and young people are respected, valued and encouraged to reach their full potential.  Council has zero tolerance of child abuse.  Council’s human resources, recruitment and vetting processes are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process.  Applicants should be aware that Council requires all employees to hold a satisfactory National Police Records check and, in specified positions, a satisfactory Working with Children Check is also required. 

All staff must adhere to Council’s Child Safe Policy and procedures and ensure that any reasonable suspicion of abuse to children or young people is reported.

COVID-19 Notice

Council continues to recruit and we have implemented new processes that promote candidate and employee safety. As part of this we have moved to a virtual hiring and induction process until further notice.

Current Vacancies

Click on the positions to view full position descriptions and application details. 

There are no current vacancies. 

  • Heavy Plant Operator Carry out routine preventative maintenance and improvements on our local road to ensure Council provides a safe road network. Applications close Friday 19 March 2021.
  • Independence Support Carers Is helping people your passion? Looking for a role close to home? Council is seeking Independence Support Carers who have excellent interpersonal and communication skills to assist our clients to remain living independently within the community. Applications close Friday 12 March 2021.
  • Recreation and Facilities Project Officer Council is seeking applications from a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Recreation and Facilities Project Officer. Applications close Friday 12 March 2021.
  • Workshop Coordinator Council is looking for a dynamic and highly motivated Workshop Coordinator to be responsible for the management of the Plant & Fleet Maintenance team including the provision of a coordinated supply service, encompassing the procurement, purchasing and maintenance of Council’s Plant & Heavy Vehicle Fleet. Applications close Friday 12 March 2021.
  • Administration Assistants Looking to start your career in local government? Do you have a range of administrative skills that can be adapted to the various departments including Customer Service, Library Service and Records Management? If so we may have a role suitable for you. Applications close Friday 5 March 2021.
  • Waste Service Officer This role carries out routine maintenance and improvements to enhance the visual amenity of Council’s landfills, recycling facilities, Aerodromes, Saleyards and Depot surrounds whilst identifying any Occupational Health and Safety Hazards at these facilities. Applications close Friday 5 March 2021.