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Working for Victoria employment opportunities

Working for Victoria is supporting the people of Mitchell Shire getting back into work. There are new jobs and recovery roles that will contribute to slowing the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and help many Victorians get back to work.

We will advertise for our Working for Victoria roles over the coming weeks. Positions will be made available on a rolling basis.

If you have lost work due to the impacts of coronavirus (COVID-19), visit the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website to find out more and apply.

What roles are available at Mitchell?

We are preparing to share details of multiple roles available at Mitchell Shire Council as funded by the Victorian State Government. These positions will support our organisation in transitioning to the recovery phase of COVID-19.

Most importantly, they will provide opportunities for members of our community who have lost work to apply for a role at Council.

Current roles available through Sidekicker

Accounts Officer (in partnership with Nexus Primary Health)

Location: Civic Centre Broadford

Sidekicker categories:

  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Education and Training

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Manager, Professional, Technical and Trades
  • Manager, Professional, Technical and Trades
  • Manager, Professional, Technical and Trades

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • excellent customer service experience
  • extensive knowledge of the Microsoft suite of services
  • experience with Client Management software (preferably Trakcare and NAV)
  • previous accounting and administrative experience
  • highly developed oral and written communication skills to enhance effective communication with a wide variety of people from all levels and backgrounds, including staff and the public
  • a current, valid Victorian driver's licence
  • a valid Working with Children's Check
  • willingness to undertake a National Police Check

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

Administration Offer – People and Culture

Location: Civic Centre Broadford

Sidekicker categories:

  • Information, Media and Telecommunications
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Education and Training

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Professional, Clerical and Administrative Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Professional, Clerical and Administrative Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Professional, Clerical and Administrative Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Professional, Clerical and Administrative Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • well-developed organisations skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks whilst maintaining attention to detail\
  • demonstrated excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer service
  • commitment to upholding and living Council’s organisations values
  • sound verbal and written communication skills
  • sound IT skills, especially focused around use of Microsoft Office programs
  • willingness to undertake a National Police Check

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.


Communications Advisor - Media and Digital

Location: Civic Centre Broadford

Sidekicker categories:

  • Information, Media & Telecommunications
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Professional, Scientific & Trades Workers
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Education and Training

Sidekicker sub-categories:

  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • a degree and experience or equivalent substantial experience in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing or similar
  • excellent knowledge of contemporary communications trends, principles and techniques and experience delivering end-to-end campaigns across digital and non-digital platforms
  • proven ability to develop and implement effective and engaging communications plans and to develop editorial calendars to support organisational objectives and priorities
  • well-developed skills in the production of copy and collateral to a high standard for multiple audiences and channels in tight time frames
  • ability to write speeches and support civic events and presentations
  • experience with social media publishing platforms and web content management systems
  • a strong interesting online news, content marketing, community engagement and consultation trends and techniques
  • ability to provide support for internal communications, advocacy, consultation, issues management and emergency management activities
  • basic design skills and ability to use Adobe Creative Suite applications for basic photography, video and publication tasks
  • a current, valid Victorian Driver's Licence
  • willingness to undertake a National Police Check
  • a Working With Children check

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

Data Analyst/HRIS Reporting Officer

Location: Civic Centre Broadford

Sidekicker categories:

  • Financial and Insurance services
  • Professional and Scientific and Technical
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Education and Training

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Manager and Professional; Technician and Trade Worker
  • Manager and Professional; Technician and Trade Worker
  • Manager and Professional; Technician and Trade Worker
  • Manager and Professional; Technician and Trade Worker

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • Bachelor's degree in business or related business discipline or a minimum of five (5) years proven experience in a similar position
  • strong data analysis skill in understanding processes, information and requirements
  • excellent communication and report writing skills to build networks and relationships across all departments
  • demonstrated extensive experience in Human Resources (or People) analytics
  • strong evaluation, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • a current, valid Victorian driver's licence
  • willingness to undertake a National Police Check

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

Data Quality Officer

Location: Civic Centre Broadford

Sidekicker categories:

  • Information, Media and Telecommunications
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Education and Training
  • Health Care and Social Assistance

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers; Community and Personal Workers; Clerical and Administrative Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers; Community and Personal Workers; Clerical and Administrative Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers; Community and Personal Workers; Clerical and Administrative Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers; Community and Personal Workers; Clerical and Administrative Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers; Community and Personal Workers; Clerical and Administrative Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers; Community and Personal Workers; Clerical and Administrative Workers

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • experience managing customer data in large enterprise-wide systems or platforms
  • experience establishing data capture standards, testing data capture processes and assessing methodologies to improve data quality
  • ability to write queries and work with programs to extract, clean and de-dupe data
  • understanding of local government functions and processes
  • strong knowledge of data standards, principles and legislations
  • attention to details
  • excellent written and verbal communication skills

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

Development Inspections Engineer

Location: Wallan Office

Sidekicker categories:

  • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing
  • Manufacturing
  • Electricity, Gas, Water and Waste Services
  • Construction
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical
  • Public Administration and Safety

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • relevant engineering experience in a local government 'growth area' context
  • experience in all facets of municipal works and engineering functions, particularly in respect to subdivisional activity
  • experience in road construction and maintenance of infrastructure assets
  • experience in supervising others

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

Risk and OHS Administrator (Security)

Location: Civic Centre Broadford

Sidekicker categories:

  • Information Media & Telecommunications
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Rental, Hiring and Real Estate Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Public Administration and Safety

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Traders Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Traders Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Traders Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Traders Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Traders Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Traders Workers; Community and Personal Service Workers

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • knowledge of alarm systems, surveillance equipment and best practices entry management
  • good data entry skills with the ability to project this positivity across multiple stakeholders
  • well-developed organisational skills with the ability to manage multiple tasks
  • ability to provide timely and accurate information to internal and external customers
  • demonstrated computer literacy and sound experience in word processing, spread sheets and PowerPoint
  • auditing qualifications/experience
  • health and safety, quality or risk qualifications
  • willingness to undertake National Police Check
  • a current, valid Victorian driver's licence
  • Working With Children check

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

Social Infrastructure and Data Research Officer

Location: Wallan Planning Office

Sidekicker categories:

  • Information, Media & Telecommunications
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Professional, Scientific and Technical
  • Administrative and Support Services
  • Public Administration and Safety
  • Education and Training

Sidekicker sub-categories - of above in order:

  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers
  • Manager, Professional, Technicians and Trades Workers

Essential qualifications and experience required:

  • tertiary qualifications in social policy, planning, human services, research or related field
  • substantial experience in social infrastructure planning
  • substantial experience in and understanding of research and data analysis techniques and the interpretation of these for policy and planning purposes
  • proven analytical and investigative skills with ability to formulate and communicate policies, strategies and projects
  • experience in project management and development, inclining managing competing priorities
  • practical working knowledge of community development and engagement principles
  • demonstrated high level communication and interpersonal skills with a commitment to customer service, including sound negotiation and conflict resolution skills and proven experience in dealing with a range of stakeholders
  • proven experience with a local government or similar experience in public sector or not-for-profit sectors with a sound understanding of the social, political and legal frameworks in which Local Government operates
  • a valid, current Victorian Driver;s Licence
  • a current Working With Children's Check
  • willingness to undertake a National Police Check

Find out more or register for the Working for Victoria via the Victorian State Government's Working for Victoria website.

How do I apply?

Applications cannot be submitted directly to Council. Instead, applications are accepted via Working for Victoria and sent to Council for consideration. Here's how you can apply.

  1. register for Working for Victoria. This will invite you to sign up for the Sidekicker app
  2. set up your Sidekicker profile
  3. select up to three areas of interest
  4. select your availability (e.g. part-time, full-time)
  5. select your preferred location

Once you have completed the above steps, you will receive an email confirming your registration. Download the Sidekicker app to begin browsing suggested roles.

When a role you are interested in is recommended for you, simply apply for the position through the Sidekicker app.

For more detailed instructions on the application process for Working for Victoria roles, please refer to the Working for Victoria Application Process document below.

What if I have questions?

If you're unsure about how to register for Working for Victoria, please contact Working for Victoria via email at WorkingforVictoria@ecodev.vic.gov.au.

If your question relates to position descriptions of current vacancies at Mitchell Shire Council, please contact our Customer Service team on 03 5734 6200 and reference the role for which you are applying. Our staff will direct your enquiry to the relevant department.

Life in Mitchell Shire

Located just 40km north of Melbourne’s CBD, Mitchell Shire is one of Victoria’s fastest growing outer metropolitan municipalities.

We are proud to encompass the towns of Beveridge, Broadford, Heathcote Junction, Kilmore, Pyalong, Seymour, Tallarook, Tooborac, Trawool, Wallan, and Wandong.

Mitchell offers the best of both worlds. Our position on the rural/urban divide bridges the gap between regional and city lifestyles. A trip to Mitchell will help you to discover:

  • a diverse landscape that’s perfect for hiking along hilltops, strolling by rivers, and exploring untouched nature
  • friendly, active communities
  • easy access to the city and the country
  • great food and wine
  • quality education and health care
  • a mix of urban and rural living with a range of housing choices
  • an affordable lifestyle.

Here at Mitchell Shire Council, we are excited to embrace the opportunities and challenges associated with our rapid growth. Our staff work hard to plan and implement services, facilities and support to ensure the Mitchell community can continue to thrive.

This is a shire that values community. It’s a municipality whose towns are a source of pride for all who live here. When it comes down to it, it’s no wonder more and more people are starting to discover Mitchell.

We can’t wait for you to join us and see what Mitchell is all about.

Our services

We offer 100+ services to the local community and maintain significant infrastructure and facilities for our community. We also enforce state and local laws and have a number of emergency management planning, response, relief and recovery responsibilities in partnership with other levels of government.

Visit our Services page to find our more about the services provided by Mitchell Shire Council.

Staff testimonials

Adam, Local Laws:
"I have found that the 'One Mitchell' approach works. Everyone gets involved and the organisation really cares. Everyone has been great to work with and there is a sense of ownership with everything that we do."

Hannah, Finance and Assets:
"At Mitchell I am able to see the positive impact that my role has on the community and the people I work with. Mitchell is a great place to work, with a supportive leadership team fostering development and career advancement."

Sean, Strategic Planning:
"Mitchell Shire Council offers the opportunity to work in a growth area for a forward-thinking Council with a focus on community outcomes. There is a positive culture and a high-level of buy in from staff members towards achieving organisation goals."

Carly, Leisure:
"Working at Mitchell Shire Council is more than just a job; it is a family unit where you feel supported in all facets of your role. There is an energy and passion for what we do to help support the greater community that provides intrinsic motivation to keep striving for success."

More information

This page was last updated on 29 September 2020.