Employment Opportunities

26TEN Community Officer

Council is seeking an enthusiastic person to join the Community Services Team to promote the delivery of numeracy and literacy skills to our local Break O’Day residents under the 26TEN program. 

This role involves the collaboration and liaison with all stakeholders to promote 26TEN and mobilise community resources to support the project ensuring adult literacy is everyone’s business. Specifically the role will include engaging and recruiting volunteer mentors, coordination of 26TEN awareness sessions and engaging with employers to promote 26TEN.

This is offered as a two day per week role on a fixed term contract for 12 months and is an exciting opportunity to make a real contribution to the realisation of Council’s vision of ensuring an active, forward looking and well managed community creating a unique and desirable place to live, work and visit. 

An attractive wage of $27.79 per hour plus 12.5% superannuation is also offered. 

Weeds Program Coordinator

As part of Council’s commitment to protecting the natural environmental values of the municipality, we are seeking applications from suitably qualified persons to manage Council’s weed control program and implement its ‘Council Weed Plan 2014’. The role involves prioritising and organising weed control works, resources and budget, and includes some hands-on weed busting and monitoring weed infestations.

This is a new position in Council’s Works Department and exciting opportunity to build Council’s weed control program. It is offered as a two day per week position on a fixed term contract. 


If you are interested in either role and would like more information, please download a copy of the relevant Job and Person specification and the application form from www.bodc.tas.gov.au. If you would like more specific information or a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Paula Kloosterman on (03) 6376 7900 or email paula.kloosterman@bodc.tas.gov.au

To apply, please submit your application, clearly stating the position title to Human Resources, Break O’Day Council, 32-34 Georges Bay Esplanade, St Helens, TAS 7216 or email admin@bodc.tas.gov.au. You must address the selection criteria as found in the position description, to be eligible for interview.

Break O’Day Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Applications should be received by 5:00pm on 26 August 2016


Administration Officer – Development Services

Council’s vision is to ensure an active, forward looking and well-managed community creating a unique and desirable place to live, work and visit.  To assist in our delivery of this we are inviting applications from suitably qualified and experienced persons to join the Development Services (DS) Team. 

On offer is a rewarding and varied full time role as an Administration Officer with great opportunity for learning and development. This position is responsible for meeting the day to day administrative and customer service needs of Council’s DS Department. The successful candidate will be required to work within established guidelines, timeframes and objectives and in accordance with Council policy and procedures and government legislation. The role is a diverse, multi skilled position offering support to all DS functions with a focus on building administration processes.

Applicants with high level administration skills, great communication and enthusiasm are encouraged to apply.  A positive attitude and willingness to help out are essential.

Remuneration offered is $50,248 plus 12.5% superannuation.  Applications for this position close on Friday 2 September 2016 at 5.00pm.  Applicants must specifically address each of the essential and desirable selection criteria as detailed in the position description.  Further details can be obtained by contacting Paula Kloosterman on (03) 6376 7900 or email paula.kloosterman@bodc.tas.gov.au An information package including a position description can be obtained by accessing the “Employment Opportunities” page on Council’s website at http://www.bodc.tas.gov.au.

John Brown

General Manager


The successful applicants for the following positions will be employed by AES but working with Council.  All enquiries are to be directed to AES Group Employment as listed below.


We are pleased to offer two (2) Certificate III Traineeships with Break O'Day Council, one based in St Helens and one in St Marys.  The successful applicants will have a current drivers licence, good communication skills, be prepared to work as part of a team and be physically fit for work in an outdoor environment.  Duties will include construction and maintenance of parks, reserves, recreation grounds, streets, footpaths, bridges and drains.  You must have the ability to fulfill the requirements of a Certificate III Civil Construction Traineeship.

AES is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Applications to Glenn@aeservices.com.au or PO Box 623 North Hobart 7002

Applications close 2 September 2016