Local Laws Officer

Job No: WSC2610
Location: Sale, VIC

Local Laws Officer
Position No. 865

Permanent full-time/Temporary full-time
$64,093 - $73,836 per annum plus 9.5% statutory superannuation

We recognise that a great organisation is about great people and we’re looking to add to our valued Local Laws team. In this role you will be engaging with the community to provide advice and education to the public as well as undertaking enforcement action as necessary.  You will perform a diverse range of tasks including responding to customer enquiries, implementation of fire prevention programs, carrying out parking enforcement, local and state law enforcement duties, domestic animal and livestock management. 

Applicants will require a customer focus, understanding of the relevant acts, regulations and local laws applicable to local government, well developed conflict resolution skills, and the ability to negotiate with a diverse range of people. A current Victorian driver’s licence is essential.

We currently have one temporary full time position (12 month temporary contract) and one full time position.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate how they meet the criteria below:

  • Demonstrated advanced communication, customer service and negotiation skills.
  • Experience in enforcement processes and reading and interpreting Acts, Regulations and Local Laws.
  • Developed organisational and self-management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in animal management with Certificate IV in Animal Management (preferred).

Company Profile:


Wellington Shire Council is a dynamic regional local government organisation.  Council operates a diverse range of services, manages a broad range of projects and maintains a large number of community facilities across 11,000km2.  Employees use exciting new business technologies to seek and implement improvements across the organisation.

Wellington Shire is Victoria’s third largest municipality, offering great diversity in both work and lifestyle. Wellington extends from the High Country through the Gippsland Plains to the Lakes and the famous Ninety Mile Beach. Sale is located 2.5 hours east of Melbourne and the region boasts excellent medical facilities, great sporting, educational, and recreational opportunities.  Visit www.saleandwellingtonshire.com.au to find out why the Wellington Shire is a great place to live and work.

How to Apply:


Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria as outlined on our website and will be accepted no later than Midnight Sunday 25 March 2018.

A Position Description for the temporary full time role can be obtained from this link.

A Position Description for the permanent full time role can be obtained from this link.

You will be prompted to respond to the key selection criteria and upload your Resume via our website http://wellington.applynow.net.au

 

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