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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 roleas they become available. 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?

There are no roles currently available through the Working for Victoria initiative. In the event the initiative is extended, or more roles become open, we will place them here to let you know.

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 October 2020.