Administration Trainee - Engineering

Job No: S52102
Location: Cobar

Have you recently finished school and are now you looking for an exciting opportunity to achieve a nationally recognised qualification while earning money and gaining valuable on the job experience? 

Do you have a ‘can-do’ attitude, strong work ethic and a genuine willingness to learn?


Cobar Shire Council is seeking an enthusiastic and dedicated individual to undertake a 12-month traineeship. You will be required to complete a Certificate III Business Administration via correspondence with a registered training organisation.

In this position you will learn all administrative aspects associated with Council’s engineering functions including customer service, clerical duties, word processing, data entry, procurement and records.

Employment with Council is in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award. This full-time, fixed term position is classified as Operational Band 1 with wages ($18.15-$21.22/hr) dependent on the age, educational qualifications and experience of the candidate, working a 9-day fortnight, 35 hours a week.

Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description and provide a covering letter and current resume.

Applications close 4pm Monday 8 February 2021.

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About Cobar Shire Council

Cobar Shire Council is committed to delivering value to our community through living our core values - Accountability, Communication, Effective Leadership, Integrity and Teamwork. The abbreviated mantra "ACE IT" represents who we are as an organisation, these values are the guiding principles for how we carry out our duties and interact with our community.

Council owns and operates the Cobar Shire & TAFE Library, Great Cobar Heritage Centre (Museum and Visitor Information Centre), Lilliane Brady Village (aged care facility), Children’s Services, Youth & Fitness Centre as well as Works Depots in Cobar and Euabalong.