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Please find following a list of Employment Opportunities available with Council. If no positions are listed there are currently no vacancies.

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Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator

Organisation Name West Coast Council
Job Type Contract
Job Status Full-Time
Contact Name Dirk Dowling
Position General Manager
Contact Email ea@westcoast.tas.gov.au
Telephone Work: 03 64714721
Lodgement PO Box 63 Queenstown TAS 7467
Deadline for applications Friday, 15 December 2017 at 5:00 pm

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Do you have a passion for economic development, tourism and events? Looking to take that next step into a role that could fast track your career, or a seasoned professional looking to settle into a smaller community that has big plans for the future? If so, then this outstanding opportunity should not be missed.

The West Coast is firmly focused on becoming the best at what we do and we are looking to attract talented people that have the same vision and drive to make that happen.

The West Coast municipality is the gateway to Tasmania's wilderness. Renowned tourist destinations include Strahan, situated on Macquarie Harbour, and the picturesque shack sites of Granville Harbour and Trial Harbour. The inland population centres of Queenstown, Zeehan, Tullah, Rosebery, Gormanston and Linda are all within a short distance from magnificent lakes, rivers, rainforests, dunes and historic sites.

West Coast has traditionally had an economy based on tourism, mining and in recent times a growing aquaculture presence, however the need to diversify our industry base and economic drivers was highlighted during the recent West Coast Community Plan 2025 process.  This community-owned strategic plan identifies a range of strategies that all stakeholders can strive to implement. 

Council is taking a leadership role in this process with many new projects waiting to be rolled out in 2018 (including a seminal branding project, Strahan Airport Feasibility Study and a review of our current Sport and Recreation Plan). The new Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator will be the key for these and other important West Coast initiatives and will report directly to the General Manager.

You will provide input to Council regarding economic development, tourism and events initiatives as well as regularly reporting to Council and the community.

Ideally you will have previous experience in a similar role however if you are intelligent, personable and enjoy a challenge Council will consider applicants with a varied skilled base.  For the right person this will be an extremely challenging and rewarding role, with a salary package to be negotiated with the successful candidate.

If you want to be part of an emerging community with a real plan for the next decade and become an integral member of a strong, progressive Council team, contact Council’s General Manager to find out more about the position.

Applications addressing the key selection criteria, including current resume and covering letter should be marked ‘Confidential - Economic Development & Tourism Coordinator’, and be forwarded to the Corporate & Strategic Services Coordinator by Friday 15 December 2017.

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PD - Eco Dev October 2017.pdf singleFile (377kb)

Weed Management & Town Maintenance Employee

Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full-Time
Position Corporate & Strategic Services Assistant
Contact Email cssa@westcoast.tas.gov.au
Telephone Work: 03 64714707
Address 11 Sticht Street
Queenstown TAS 7467
Lodgement PO Box 63
Deadline for applications Thursday, 14 December 2017 at 5:00 pm

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Council is seeking to appoint a Weed Management & Town Maintenance employee to provide a proactive approach to weed management within the West Coast Municipality.

The position will primarily be based in Zeehan and responsible for the provision of effective weed management processes throughout the municipality, whilst providing support to the Works & Operations team with daily operations including but not limited to lawn mowing, street cleaning and other municipal duties.

The position is full time with a nine day fortnight Monday to Friday 7:15am to 4:15pm, however the applicant may need work outside these days and hours or at another depot depending on requirements as flexibility is key to both roles.

Full compliance with Council’s WH&S policies and procedures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) is essential to both positions.

Applicants must complete the standard employment form and submit a current resume and covering letter detailing how they meet the position key selection criteria as listed within the position description.

For more information please contact Council’s Corporate & Strategic Services Assistant on 64 714 707 or by email cssa@westcoast.tas.gov.au

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Weed Management & Town Maintenance PD singleFile (367kb)

Municipal Employee

Job Type Permanent
Job Status Full-Time
Position Corporate & Strategic Services Assistant
Contact Email cssa@westcoast.tas.gov.au
Telephone Work: 03 64714707
Address 11 Sticht Street
Queenstown TAS 7467
Lodgement PO Box 63
Deadline for applications Thursday, 14 December 2017 at 5:00 pm

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The position will be based in Rosebery and will involve maintenance/labouring tasks such as small plant operation, mowing, whipper snipping, garbage collection and other duties required for the upkeep of Council assets. Plant experience would be an advantage but not essential.

The position is full time with a nine day fortnight Monday to Friday 7:15am to 4:15pm, however the applicant may need work outside these days and hours or at another depot depending on requirements as flexibility is key to both roles.

Full compliance with Council’s WH&S policies and procedures and Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) is essential to both positions.

Applicants must complete the standard employment form and submit a current resume and covering letter detailing how they meet the position key selection criteria as listed within the position description.

For more information please contact Council’s Corporate & Strategic Services Assistant on 64 714 707 or by email cssa@westcoast.tas.gov.au

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Municipal Employee PD singleFile (503kb)

11 Sticht Street
PO Box 63
Queenstown TAS 7467