Opportunity This Way - Two Positions Vacant

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Are you looking for a wide - ranging role in a supportive workplace where you get to use all your skills?  

About Hindmarsh Shire

Enjoy a rural lifestyle with the benefits of a regional city close by!  Hindmarsh Shire, located in the Wimmera region in western Victoria. Situated on the Western Highway, 375km west of Melbourne and 350km east of Adelaide, bound by two National Parks, the Little Desert in the South and Wyperfeld in the North.  Hindmarsh Shire Council is a small, dynamic team offering services to a population of over 5,500 residents.  Hindmarsh covers an area of 7,527km2 and includes the rural townships of Nhill, Dimboola, Rainbow and Jeparit. 

Hindmarsh Shire Council currently has the following vacancies:

Manager Regulatory Services
Permanent Full Time
Salary commencing at $112,559 p.a. (plus 10.5% superannuation) 

Looking for an exciting opportunity to help shape the future Hindmarsh Shire?

Council has a key focus on building a healthy, inclusive and connected community; a liveable and thriving environment and an organisation that listens and adapts to the needs of our evolving communities.

The Regulatory Services team plays a key role in regulating growth and development and shaping future outcomes. It is an exciting and diverse area that requires a strategic and dynamic leader to oversee Statutory & Strategic Planning, Building Services, Community Health & Safety, and associated compliance.

The area is technical in nature, operates in a highly regulated environment and interacts daily with community and internal/external stakeholders including Councillors.

The Regulatory Services team is required to work closely within the Infrastructure and Community directorates and is an important member of the Executive Leadership team. Providing timely and accurate advice to inform decision-making is essential.

Hindmarsh offers an exciting and challenging career opportunity for a dynamic leader who wants to be part of a Council that values it people.


Team Leader Waste and Sustainability
Permanent Full Time
Salary commencing at $70,973 p.a. (plus 10.5% superannuation)

Council is taking its commitment to the new Circular Economy seriously and is looking for a suitable leader in this new role with Council looking after waste and sustainability.

The Team Leader Waste and Sustainability will have responsibility not only for Council waste transfer stations and contracts but roll out new initiatives, educate the community on waste and investigate new economic development opportunities for waste.

The successful applicant will also work closely with Council and community on vegetation management and climate change adaptation initiatives including attracting renewables to the region.

Working with Hindmarsh Shire Council offers:

  • Beautiful National Parks, rivers and lakes at your doorstep
  • A safe, friendly, active community
  • Monthly rostered day off (RDO)
  • Modern office facilities
  • Flexible working arrangements

To be considered for these positions, your application must address the key selection criteria.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

More information, and position descriptions are available at www.hindmarsh.vic.gov.au/work-in-council. Applications for both positions close Thursday 23 March 2023 at 12:00noon.

For enquiries on this position, please contact Jessie Holmes, Director Infrastructure Services, on 03 5391 4444. 

Council is an equal opportunity workplace, and we offer a flexible, supportive environment.