Young Shire Council provides excellent career opportunities in a large range of areas.
Young is a rapidly growing regional centre that will provide you with an opportunity to grow with a broad range of economic diversity and to share in a lifestyle which has a truly active community spirit.
Young encompasses an area of approximately 2,693 square kilometres in the State’s South West Slopes and is less than 2 hours from Canberra, Wagga Wagga and Orange, and less than 4 hours from Sydney.
Young has many benefits similar to those of a regional council. We recognise and reward performance and embrace change. With an ever-growing population, Council has an important job to do. Why not be part of it?
From time to time Council may seek to fill temporary vacancies or seek to utilise casual employees during times of staff shortage - on each occasion the position(s) will be offered to applicant(s) who best fit the needs of Council in regard to knowledge, skills and standard of work performance. Young Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer.
For information relating to job vacancies, the selection process or working for council, please contact the Human Resources department on 02 6380 1200.
The following vacancies currently exist;
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For persons seeking work experience please download Councils requirements below.
Work Experience (12 KB)
For persons wishing to volunteer please download the Volunteer Application Form below.
Volunteering (31 KB)
To access the tenders being called please click here.
To use this system you must first be a registered supplier. You can register by also clicking on the link above.
To apply for a position at Young Shire Council you need to read the information pack for that position. It will outline what is required to apply for the position.
How should I write my application?
Completed applications must be received before 4pm on the advertised closing date, unless otherwise stated.
Will late applications be accepted?
The closing date appears in each advertisement and applications must be received by 4.00pm on the closing date. Late applications will not be considered in the current round of interviews. If after conducting interviews, the position is not filled, then any late applications will be considered.
What should I wear to the interview?
Depending on the position, we suggest business attire or smart casual attire.
Your application will be accessed by Young Shire Council employees on a need-to-know basis only.
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YOUNG NSW 2594
It depends on the role, how many people apply and how many are shortlisted. Usually, decisions regarding a preferred candidate are made within a couple of weeks of interview, but this is a case by case scenario. We aim to provide all candidates with expected time frames at the interview stage.
If you are short listed for interview you will be contacted personally by phone followed by email or letter notification usually within two weeks of the advertised closing date. You will be advised of the interview date, time and venue.
Employment screening consent form
Young Shire Council is required to undertake Employment Screening during the recruitment process. These employment screening checks include:
Telephone reference checks are carried out on the preferred applicant(s) for the position after the interviews have taken place. Normally at least two referees will be contacted and asked questions relevant to the selection criteria and the position requirements and they will be asked to validate information provided in the written application and at the interview.
Ensure you have provided names and contact details of at least two referees who have supervised your work. Preferably one of the two should be your current supervisor.
Please advise the Selection Panel if you wish to be contacted prior to Council contacting your referees.
Have you completed a:-
Note that applications which do not adequately address all the necessary selection criteria may not be considered further and may miss out on an interview.
Phone: (02) 6380 1234