Current Vacancies Current Vacancies

Library Assistant - Permanent Part-Time - 18 Hours Per Week

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated persons to join our team at the St George library as Library Assistant in a permanent part - time position.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, application form and responses to the selection criteria and be forwarded to recruitment@balonne.qld.gov.au. The position description is also available from Council’s Administration Office at 118 Victoria Street, St George.

Position Description - Library Assistant - Permanent Part-Time

Application Form

For further information please contact Mareea Lochel on 07 4620 8888 

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday, 20 June 2018.

Community Collective and Wellbeing Services Coordinator - Full Time - 12 Month Contract

We are seeking applications from suitably qualified and motivated persons to join our team at the Head Office in St George as Community Collective and Wellbeing Services Coordinator. Salary is negotiable.

Applications should include a cover letter, resume, application form and responses to the selection criteria and be forwarded to recruitment@balonne.qld.gov.au. The position description is also available from Council’s Administration Office at 118 Victoria Street, St George.

Position Description - Community Collective and Well-Being Services Coordinator

Application Form

For futher information please contact Jamie Gorry on 07 4620 8888 

The closing date for applications is 5pm on Tuesday, 26 June 2018.

Chief Financial Officer

We are looking for a motivated person with a strong financial background who is seeking to advance their career. The role will provide professional financial services to protect and enhance Council’s financial interests.

The position will report to the Director Finance and Corporate Services and be responsible for managing council’s finances to ensure financial sustainability, sound financial planning, management of financial risks and financial reporting.  The role is accountable to the Audit Committee, delivery of elected member workshops and management of community engagement for the draft budget.  Critically, your key responsibilities will include:

  • Budget (preparation and reviews)
  • Long-term financial planning
  • Asset accounting
  • Management accounting
  • Cost accounting
  • Procurement management, compliance and internal controls
  • Internal and external audit requirements

This position would suit someone looking to advance their career in local government with opportunities to act in the role of Director Finance & Corporate Services in their absence.

This is a leadership role providing guidance and mentoring support to a small team of 4-6 people including Accounts Payable/Receivable, Customer Service, Rates Officer and a Procurement Officer. The incumbent will also be expected to provide strategic advice to Council on ways to improve its financial sustainability.

If you hold the relevant tertiary qualifications in accounting with demonstrated experience and knowledge of contemporary financial management and financial sustainability practices we want to hear from you.

A CA or CPA and/or previous Local Government experience, whilst not mandatory, would be highly regarded.

The Salary Package

For your hard work and dedication, you will be rewarded with an attractive salary package up to $120,000, with superannuation, relocation assistance and 5 weeks' annual leave.  Accommodation or rental assistance is negotiable.

Please note: To be eligible for this role, you must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent resident.

Applications should include a cover letter, application form, resume and responses to the selection criteria and be forwarded to dfcs@balonne.qld.gov.au.

Please contact Michelle Clarke, Director Finance and Corporate Services on (07) 4620 8819 if you have any questions about this position.

Position Description - Chief Financial Officer

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