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Explore opportunities at Golden Plains Shire Council!

Whether you're starting your career, seeking meaningful work close to home, aspiring for career development or exploring new opportunities – Golden Plains Shire Council will have something for you. 

We are currently inviting applications for a number of positions. If one of those listed aligns with your interests and you feel your skills, knowledge and experience are a good fit, we'd love to hear from you.

If you can't find what you are looking for, register for alerts in our candidate portal so you will be notified when the next opportunity arises.

Job title Location Employment Status Closing Date
Roads & Drainage Maintenance Worker North (Excavator) Linton Depot Permanent Full Time 21/04/2024
Roads & Drainage Maintenance Worker South (Backhoe) Shelford Depot Permanent Full Time 21/04/2024
Team Lead Roads (Grader Operator) - South Shelford Depot Permanent Full Time 21/04/2024
Financial Accountant Golden Plains Civic Cntr Permanent Full Time 28/04/2024
Family Day Care Contractor Lethbridge Lethbridge Cricket Club Pavilion Fixed Term Contract Contractor 30/06/2024
Family Day Care Contractor Children's Services Fixed Term Contract Contractor 31/12/2024
Privacy statement

We will use the information you provide when you are applying for employment with us, to assess your suitability for employment and to report on key metrics (e.g. diversity outcomes). The information we collect will be handled in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 and the Australian Privacy Principles (APPs).

By submitting an application or registering your interest in employment you are consenting to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal information as described below.

How your information will be collected

We use Aurion Recruitment to manage current and potential vacancies posted on on our Careers site and the online application, selection and onboarding processes.

Information from you is collected directly when you: 

  • create a candidate profile on our Careers site
  • commence and/or submit an application
  • register your interest in future vacancies

This information will be securely retained on our recruitment system to enable us to contact you throughout the selection process. It is also retained for your future reference. Information retained on our system (including incomplete and submitted applications) will not influence future applications you may make with us.

Additional information may be collected from you directly at any other stage during the selection process, including any tests of competency you may undertake, or at interview or from third parties such as your referees.

If you are a successful candidate you will be required to provide additional personal information (which may include sensitive information about your criminal and medical history). This will enable us to conduct any required pre-employment checks and to facilitate the creation of a new employee record on our payroll systems.This personal information will be retained in accordance with our Privacy Policy.

We may also collect information from third parties as required by or allowed by law. This can include from law enforcement agencies as part of our police check, or medical test results.

If you do not provide all the information requested during the recruitment process we may be unable to process your application or properly consider it.

How your information will be used

Your contact information will be retained on our recruitment system making it easier for you to apply for other jobs with us and for you to track the progress of your applications online.

If you no longer wish to have a candidate profile with us, please email p[email protected] requesting deletion of your profile.

The information collected about you will be kept secure and confidential. It will only be used to assess your suitability for the role you are applying for, or similar roles if you provided permission in your application.

If your application is successful, the information collected about you during the application and onboarding processes will be used to commence your employment. The information will be transferred to our payroll system and your employee file. Golden Plains Shire Council will not disclose your personal information without your consent, or unless required or authorised by law. 

Who will use your information

Your information may be used by: 

  • members of the selection panel responsible for assessing your application
  • the Manager and Director (the relevant staff who have overall authority to approve recruitment decisions) 
  • our People & Performance team members involved in the administration of recruitment processes, workforce planning and other related functions

We may also disclose your information to an external provider/s if they have been engaged to manage or assist with the recruitment process.

We may also disclose personal information to an external provider/s during the onboarding of successful candidates. This is typically fto confirming your eligibility (such as police checks or verifying documents). We will contact you or obtain your consent prior to providing your information to any third party. These providers and systems meet our minimum security requirements, are required to retain your information in Australia and maintain your confidentiality.

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