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

Visitor Information Centre Officer (Casual)

Council is seeking a motivated and enthusiastic individual who can provide excellence in customer service to visitors as a Visitor Information Centre Officer (casual), as well as assisting in the smooth operation of the Centre and backfilling permanent Centre staff during periods of leave.

The Queenscliffe Visitor Information Centre is an accredited centre, open 7 days a week from 9:00am to 5:00pm (except Christmas Day). It operates with both paid staff and volunteers. As an accredited centre we strive to provide excellent customer service and adhere to the guidelines of Australian Tourism Accreditation Programme.

The salary range falls within Band 4 of the Borough of Queenscliffe Enterprise Agreement No. 9, 2016 ($29.32 – $31.27 per hour) plus 25% casual loading. This is a casual position with no guarantee of minimum hours. As per Clause 15.2.2(b) of the Borough of Queenscliffe Enterprise Bargaining Agreement No 9, 2016, a casual employee will not be entitled to any pro rata annual leave, sick leave, or public holidays.
Click on the links provided to read the Position Description and General Applicant Information Sheet, or contact Customer Service on (03) 5258 1377 to request these documents.

Applications close at 4:00pm Friday 5 October 2018. Applications should provide a response to each of the Key Selection Criteria and be addressed in writing to the below or via email to

Job Ref: VICO2018
Lenny Jenner
Chief Executive Officer

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