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

On-site Operations Coordinator
(Campania & Oatlands Waste Transfer Stations)

Applications are invited for the position of On-site Operations Coordinator at both the Campania and Oatlands Waste Transfer Stations.

The key responsibilities of the position include on-site supervision of the operations; monitor users of the sites and collect fees (where applicable); encourage users to segregate waste, maximize recycling, and identify opportunities for materials re-use; gather information and other relevant data as required.

This position involves working 32 hours per week spread over five days (includes all day Saturday and Sunday) and therefore an opportunity exists to job-share this position.  Applications must address the selection criteria within the position description, include detail of relevant experience and nominate two work related referees.

Applicants must be customer focused, possess good interpersonal skills, be highly self-motivated and have good written and verbal communication skills. 

Position Description  

Applications close at 4.00pm Monday 19th February 2018 and should be marked “Confidential” and be addressed to the General Manager, to m...@southernmidlands.tas.gov.au  or PO Box 21 Oatlands Tasmania 7120.

TF Kirkwood
General Manager


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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