Current Vacancies

Graduate Accountant (000580)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • 12.5% Super
  • Exciting growth opportunities

The Huon Valley Council currently has an exciting opportunity for a motivated Graduate Accountant to join the Finance Unit.  Working as part of a friendly and dynamic team, you will assist in the implementation of complex business processes in relation to the delivery of our financial accounting responsibilities.  You will be exposed to a variety of tasks that will support your professional development.  Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, monthly and annual reporting, budgeting, and ensuring that all accounting financial records and systems are carried out.  To be successful in this role, you will have a strong attention to detail, excellent communication skills, be a great problem solver.  You will also hold, or have made substantial progress toward, an appropriate tertiary qualification in finance or accounting.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completed or near-completed degree qualifications in Commerce, Business or Accounting disciplines
  • Demonstrated high level attention to details and accuracy
  • A working knowledge, or the ability to quickly acquire knowledge, of relevant legislation relating to Australian Accounting Standards, FBT and GST
  • Familiarity of ATO provisions, particularly GST
  • High level verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a diverse team, conflict resolution and negotiation, with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally
  • Experience in a high pressure professional environment with strict deadlines, and professionalism with public interaction.
  • High level of confidentiality, tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of computerised financial systems, proficiency in the full range of Microsoft Office software packages.

Desirable

  • Operational knowledge of NAV and Oracle Financial Systems
  • Experience in Pathway Receipting System
  • Knowledge of local government operations

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the position description below.

Applications close at 9am on Monday, 10 October 2016.

For further information please contact Wayne Thorpe, Executive Manager Corporate Services, on 03 6264 0300.

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Position Type

Full-Time

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Swimming Instructor (000229)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Casual (6 months)
  • Fun and lively team environment

We are currently looking for a talented individual to take on the challenging role of swimming instructor at the Huonville Pool for the summer season (Oct – Apr).  Applicants must hold AustSwim and Working with Children qualifications, have experience as a swimming instructor and possess excellent customer service skills.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Current AustSwim accreditation with previous experience as a swim instructor
  • Previous experience in, and knowledge of, Swimming and Water Safety instruction
  • High level of personal presentation and commitment to customer service
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, with the ability to communicate and work with children from a wide range of age groups
  • An operational understanding of Workplace Health and Safety legislation in relation to the operation of swimming pools.
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate
  • Working with Children Registration

For further information please contact Raelene Watson, HR Admin Officer, on (03) 6264 0300.

Applications close 9.00am on Monday, 10 October 2016.

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Position Type

Casual

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Roads Unit Coordinator (000051)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fortnightly RDO’s
  • 12.5% Super

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and driven leader to oversee the operations of our Road Works Unit within the Infrastructure Services Department.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the implementation and coordination of strategies to ensure the Council’s sealed and unsealed road network is maintained and developed to the highest standards.  You will lead a dedicated team of leading hands and multi skilled field workers to ensure that works projects are delivered on time, within budget, and to the highest quality.  Your results-driven mentality, high-level leadership capabilities and strong service focus will ensure your success in this role.

 

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Formal qualification in roads maintenance related field or comparable industry experience.
  • Current knowledge of road management/maintenance procedures and industry best practice and its practical application.
  • Ability to achieve outcomes within set budgets, timeframes and relevant Council policies and procedures.
  • High level of communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation, with the ability to be able to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Strong leadership capabilities with the proven ability to create a team environment that fosters cooperation and cohesiveness.
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety principles.
  • Motor vehicle licence – full and unrestricted.

Desirable

  • Maintenance of small and large plant.
  • First Aid Certificate – Workplace Level 2.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the position description below.

Applications close at 9am on Monday, 10 October 2016.

For further information please contact Matthew Palmer, Executive Manager Infrastructure Services, on 03 6264 0300.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Early Childhood Educator (000151)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 12.5% Super
  • Fun and lively team environment

Huon Valley Children’s Services provides quality child care services for families in the Huonville, Geeveston and Dover communities.  We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Early Childhood Educator  to provide casual coverage to the Dover and Geeveston Child Care Centres.  The successful applicant will be responsible for the provision of quality early learning programs to children aged birth to 12 years.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Children’s Services programs for 0 to 5 year olds.
  • Program planning experience
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, with both adults and children.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, National Quality Standard and regulatory framework.
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Ability to coach, supervise support workers, students and volunteers.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team.
  • Ability to implement Council and Service policies and procedures.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to create enjoyable and responsive programs.

Desirable

  • Experience working with Local Government.
  • Basic computer skills in using Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Learning Frameworks – Belonging, Being and Becoming – The Early Years Learning Framework and My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements

  • Approved early childhood diploma or teaching qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate, EAM and Anaphylaxis.
  • CPR update annually.
  • Current Department of Education Safety Screening Certificate
  • Certified Supervisor certification.

We will consider applicants who are currently working towards their qualification.  The position description and rate of pay will be dependent on the successful applicant’s level of qualification.  For more information please contact Clare Holmes, Centre Based Care Coordinator, 03 6264 0333.

 

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Position Type

Casual

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Reporting To

Centre Based Care Coordinator

Pool Lifeguards (000226)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Casual (6 months)
  • Fun and lively team environment

We are currently seeking enthusiastic and self-motivated people to work at the Huonville Pool over the upcoming summer season (Oct-Apr).  You will be responsible for providing a high level of customer service to pool patrons while ensuring their safety at all times.  It is essential that you hold a Pool Lifeguard, First Aid and Working with Children Qualification.

Mandatory Requirements

  • Current Pool Lifeguard qualification with a strong understanding of swimming pool operations.
  • High level of personal presentation and commitment to customer service.
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative.
  • High level communication skills with the ability to resolve conflict.
  • An operational understanding of Workplace Health and Safety legislation in relation to the operation of swimming pools.
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate.
  •  Working with Children Registration.

For further information please contact Raelene Watson, HR Admin Officer, on (03) 6264 0300.

Applications close 9.00am on Monday, 10 October 2016.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date