Trainee - Development Services

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Closing Date: 2021-01-30

The Northern Midlands Council, one of the largest and most diverse municipalities in Tasmania, is seeking to appoint a suitable candidate to fill the role of Trainee – Development Services.

This is a fantastic opportunity which will see the successful applicant gaining on the job training and experience, whilst working towards a nationally recognised qualification (Cert 3 or 4 in Business Administration).

This position will be based at Longford, and offered on a full-time basis, working a 37.5-hour week, Monday to Friday with one rostered day off each month. Remuneration will be dependent on your age and any previous qualifications you have, in accordance with the Local Government Industry Award 2020.

For your application to be considered, you must have a good work ethic, be reliable, motivated, have the ability to follow instructions and have a desire to learn. You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, be a team player and have a current Tasmanian drivers’ licence. An interest in pursuing a career in development services within local government would also be considered advantageous.

Please submit your application, including a cover letter, detailing how you meet the criteria above and your current resume. This should be addressed to Samantha Dhillon, Northern Midlands Council, PO Box 156, Longford, Tasmania 7301 or emailed to

Applications close on 30 January 2021 and all enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence. Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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