How to apply
It’s simple to apply for a position at Wellington Shire Council.
Here are some guidelines and tips to help with the preparation and submission of your application:
If you are interested in a current vacancy, we recommend that you carefully read the Position Description, which you will find at the bottom of the job advertisement to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position.
Once you have decided to apply, please complete the short application questionnaire. You will be prompted to respond to the Key Selection Criteria in free text fields, please ensure you answer all questions before attempting to submit your application.
You will receive an email upon submitting your application confirming that we have received your application. If your do not receive a confirmation email, please contact a member of our Human Resources team.
Wellington Shire Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity. Our desire is to enjoy a workplace free of discrimination, victimisation and harassment.
We will maintain a workplace that promotes Equal Opportunity for all job applicants, employees, contractors, visitors, volunteers and customers/clients. We value the diversity of our people.
Selection of individuals for employment, promotion or advancement, training and staff development will be on the basis of personal merit in fair and open competition according to the skills, qualifications, knowledge, attitude and behaviours relative to the position involved.
Employment at Wellington Shire Council is subject to the following;
- A six month probation period.
- The successful completion of a National Police Record Clearance, Working with Childrens’ Check (if applicable) and Pre-Employment Medical (if applicable).
- Disclosure of any Declarable Associations.
- Providing proof and verification of identity, citizenship and relevant qualifications.
Your resume should include:
- Personal details: please ensure that details such as your telephone number, postal address and any other relevant contact information is up to date.
- Employment history: provide full details of your current and previous employment including position title start and finish dates and a brief summary of your responsibilities and achievements in each position.
- Education and formal qualifications: list all relevant training undertaken at registered training organisations. Include the name of the institution, dates attended and qualification achieved.
- Contact details for three professional referees. Please provide referee’s name, position title and an up to date contact phone number for each.
- Demonstrate your capability by providing specific examples of how you meet the Key Selection Criteria.
- Where possible, include an indicator of your success or a result.
Addressing the Key Selection Criteria
Key Selection Criteria describes the personal knowledge, skills, abilities, qualifications and other qualities an applicant needs to perform the role effectively. We use these criteria to help us identify the right person for the role.
You’ll find the Key Selection Criteria at the back of the Position Description. The best way to address the Key Selection Criteria is to: