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Traineeships - 2024 Intake

Take the opportunity to add value to the community that you and your family and friends love - complete the application form and submit your resume, along with a cover letter confirming your commitment to study and your preferred area of learning.

Location: Crookwell | Job ID: 6493403 | Closing Date: 18 Dec 2023

Truck Driver - HC

Join the Gunning Team as a HC - Truck Driver and work across the shire assisting the Delivery Team with road construction and maintenance projects.

Location: Crookwell | Job ID: 6493094

CADET - Civil Engineer

Are you currently studying or looking to commence an Engineering Degree in Civil or Construction? Do want to gain real, industry experience while doing so? Upper Lachlan Shire Council is looking for a motivated and enthusiastic individual, keen to drive forward their career and are ready to hit the ground running.

Location: Crookwell | Job ID: 6493214 | Closing Date: 04 Dec 2023

Our recruitment process


As part of Council’s employment policy, all new employees are required to satisfactorily complete a medical examination undertaken by a practicing medical officer of the employee’s choice and at Councils expense.  The results of the medical examination shall be kept confidential.  The purpose of the medical examination is not to determine the success or otherwise of the applicants employment, and is in the interest of the prevention of industrial injury and to identify any existing injury or incapacity.


The majority of Council’s salaried staff is employed on a 9-day fortnight of 70 hours per pay period.  Council’s wages staff works a 9-day fortnight of 76 hours per pay period.


Employees are paid on a fortnightly basis with the pay being deposited directly into an account nominated by the employee.


All leave provisions are in accordance with the current Local Government (State) Award and all relevant federal legislation.  Leave provisions include Sick Leave, Carer’s Leave, Annual Leave, Long Service Leave, Parental Leave.  Casual employees have limited entitlement to paid leave.


Council will pay reasonable travelling and out of pocket expenses to applicants attending an interview for the position and must be agreed prior to accepting the offer of interview.  Should an applicant be offered the position and the applicant declines it, the applicant will not be paid travelling or out of pocket expenses.


Should Council require the position holder to be contactable for out of hour’s emergencies and Council business, Council will provide a mobile phone under the current Council usage plan.  In such cases Council may require the after hours contact number to be listed in Council’s section of the telephone directory.


Superannuation is available to employees through their current or any approved fund of the employee’s choice.  Council also pays occupational superannuation on the employee’s behalf.

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