Working for the Borough of Queenscliffe

The Borough of Queenscliffe has only a small team of staff; however, this means we have a team-oriented and social work environment.

To be eligible for appointment as an employee of Borough of Queenscliffe, you must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia or have an appropriate current visa that enables you to work in Australia. Council reserves the right to request proof of visa/citizenship status. Applications are only accepted in response to advertised vacant positions. Unsolicited applications will be returned to the sender and, due to privacy implications, will not be retained by Council. 

Current vacancies

Executive & HR Assistant (full time, ongoing)

Council is seeking a motivated and experienced executive administration professional with a knowledge of human resource practices who can confidently provide high level administrative and executive support to Council’s General Managers.

The ideal candidate will have a high level of initiative, attention to detail, well developed MS Office skills together with highly developed communication and presentation skills. Your strong work ethic coupled with the ability to manage conflicting priorities in a high pressure working environment is essential. Demonstrated high level organisational skills, including proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities is essential.

The position offered is permanent full-time (38 hours per week). The salary range falls within Band 6 of the Borough of Queenscliffe Enterprise Agreement No. 9, 2016 ($75,294 - $81,849 p.a.) plus 9.5% superannuation guarantee.

The successful applicant must have relevant qualifications or extensive experience in providing executive administration. 

Applications close 4:00pm Friday 5 January 2018 with interviews to be held from 10 January 2018, or by prior arrangement. Please see below for details on how to apply.

Position Description & General Applicant Information

Equal Employment Opportunity

Council's Policy on Equal Employment Opportunity reflects our desire to enjoy a workplace free of discrimination where each person has the opportunity to progress to the extent of their ability. The key policy principles are: 

  1. The Council of the Borough of Queenscliffe is wholly committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.
  2. In all policies and practices of the Council there shall be no discrimination relating to sex, marital status, parenthood, race, colour, nation of origin, physical or mental impairment or religious or political affiliation.
  3. Selection of an individual for employment, promotion or advancement, training and staff development will be on the basis of the person's merit in fair and open competition according to the skills, qualifications, knowledge and efficiency relevant to the position involved.

Applying for a job

When considering applying for a position with Borough of Queenscliffe it is important to read the Position Description. Your application must include the following information:

  • A covering letter including the title of the position you are applying for
  • An up-to-date resume including personal details; employment history, including current position and prior experience; qualifications; and referee details (must include current employer if applicable)
  • A statement of response to each of the Key Selection Criteria as documented in the Position Description.

All applications need to arrive before the closing date stated in the advertisement for the position. Applications are dealt with in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Information Privacy Act. Details contained in your application will not be conveyed to any person not directly connected with processing your application without your permission.

Applications should be in writing and addressed:

Chief Executive Officer
Borough of Queenscliffe
PO Box 93, Queenscliff VIC 3225

or emailed to