Greater Hume Shire

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Employment at Greater Hume Shire

Greater Hume Shire Council offers excellent employment conditions such as a nine day fortnight working arrangement, long service leave accessible after five years of service and assistance with professional development programs.

Greater Hume Shire is committed to providing a workplace that is free from discrimination and harassment and provides equal employment opportunities for current and prospective employees.


Positions Vacant


Playgroup Leader – Greater Hume Children Services – Fixed Term (12 Months) Part Time Position – 15 hours per week



Start your career by joining Greater Hume Shire Council as a Trainee or Apprentice.   Greater Hume Shire Council is now recruiting for the following positions:

Traineeships - 3 positions

Library and Cultural Services Trainee – 2 Year Full Time Traineeship
Civil Construction (Plant Operation) Trainees – 2 Year Full Time Traineeship (2 positions available)

Apprenticeship - 1 position

Heavy Vehicle Mechanic Apprentice – 4 Year Full Time Apprenticeship

Are you interested in a career in Local Government and a have genuine interest in the delivery of key services to our local communities? Join Greater Hume Shire Council as a trainee or an apprentice and you will gain invaluable work experience and a nationally recognised qualification while you earn an income. Ideally you will possess the personal initiative and career drive to gain a formal qualification whilst working as part of a team in the delivery of highly valued services throughout Greater Hume Shire.   

Salary and Conditions
The positions are all full time and graded at Trainee Level T4 under the Local Government (State) Award 2014 which equates to a salary of $619.50 gross per week.

Applications will be received until 5pm Monday, 17 November 2014 at ATEL. For more information visit   or phone (02) 6024 0800.

Applications from students currently completing their HSC are welcomed. A flexible commencement date can be negotiated with the successful applicants to allow for completion of the 2014 school year for current HSC students.



Recently, Council conducted a Work Inspiration Day, to encourage students to learn about
what careers are available at Greater Hume Shire Council.
Work Inspirations provides students of all ages with an inspiring experience that introduces them to the world of work and the various roles and opportunities available in the Local Government sector.
Work Inspirations also assists participating Local Government Areas in developing long-term relationships with those students considered to be ‘bright stars’ and candidates for traineeships, apprenticeships or cadetships to meet future recruitment needs.
To view the video of the Work Inspiration Day held at Greater Hume Shire Council click here.



Please contact Council's Human Resources Department Tel: (02) 6036 0100 or by emailing if you require further details. 

If you are applying for a position please familiarise yourself with Council's EEO and OH&S Policies.

Applications should be marked “CONFIDENTIAL” and addressed to Greater Hume Shire Council, P O Box 99, HOLBROOK NSW 2644 or alternatively emailed to


Educators for Greater Hume Children Services

Greater Hume Children Services is currently recruiting and looking for educators to join its award winning team. Whether you’re an experienced educator or simply want a career change this is a terrific opportunity. The service is seeking educators for Greater Hume and surrounding local government areas.
For more information please click here or T: (02) 6026 3877.




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