Positions Vacant

Southern Midlands Councils has a small team (approximately 50 FTE) of people who work with the General Manager in providing services to the Community of the Southern Midlands local government area. To provide the best value in performing the required roles and responsibilities for our Community, this team comprises the following mixture of labour engagement methods, full time employment, part time, permanent part time, casual, contract, along with resource sharing with other local authorities. From time to time vacancies do arise within the team and advertisements are placed in the  Tasmanian Mercury , under Classifieds and Positions section, with position descriptions and associated documents being placed on this web site.

Current Positions Vacant

Animal Management / Compliance Officer (Casual)Animal Management / Compliance Officer (Casual)

Applications are invited for the above position based at the Kempton Office. This is a Casual position that is shared between the Southern Midlands Council and Central Highlands Council. 

The role is essentially undertaking the duties of animal management (primarily dogs) and duties associated with the investigation and compliance with Local Government Legislation. 

Applications for the position must include a current CV, a cover letter and a brief response to the Selection Criteria provided in the Position Description. 

Position Description

Working Hours and Days are negotiable with some call-outs as required.

Enquiries to David Cundall, Manager of Development and Environmental Services 6254 5050 or by email mail@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au

Applications for the Position should be addressed to the General Manager and received by 4;00pm on Friday 22nd November 2019 and mailed  to: General Manager, Southern Midlands Council, P O Box 21, Oatlands, Tas, 7120 or via email to mail@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au

TF Kirkwood


Preparing your Application

The attached document will assist you in preparing an application for a position with Southern Midlands Council

Advice on Preparing Your Application 


A career in Local Government is for people with a desire to, work with, assist and improve their local Community. Southern Midlands Council offers an environment of challenge, growth and broad experiences that can benefit your career. More information in respect of LG careers is available from the Local Government Association of Tasmania.

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