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Employment Opportunities

The following positions are currently available.


Council is seeking an enthusiastic Customer Service Officer to join the team on the front counter in the Council Office at St Helens.  This is a fulltime position and offers an exciting opportunity to make a real contribution to Council’s vision of a naturally beautiful environment that speaks to our heart.

This position is a key customer service point between Council and the general public demanding consistently high customer service standards.  Candidates must be multi skilled with the ability to respond to a diverse range of enquiries with additional information available from appropriate officers when necessary.

Candidates with the ability to think on their feet, remain calm under pressure and who possess a passion for learning are encouraged to apply.  Advanced customer service experience is essential.

See below for the Job and Person Specification and application form.

Applications must be received by 5.00pm on 22 November 2019.

Job & Person Specification – Customer Service Officer




If you don’t come from Break O’Day you wouldn’t know that we have a naturally beautiful environment that speaks to our heart.  We are creating a diverse and thriving community; a place of opportunity. A place where everyone feels safe, welcome and connected.  If you want to help us enhance this, we are looking for suitably qualified and experienced people to join the BODC team.


Sound land use planning is integral to the realisation of Break O’Day’s vision.  The role involves statutory planning work with some exciting new developments on the horizon that provide a mix of residential, commercial and rural development applications.  As well as assessing applications you will be out and about inspecting land and developments in iconic locations such as the Bay of Fires and the world renowned Blue Tier.  Did we mention the mountain bike tracks?  St Helens is soon to become the epicentre of a fantastic mountain bike experience.  If you’re looking for a full scope, integrated planning role in a great team, this is the place to be.  Communication, a customer service focus, diplomacy, and integration with economic development activities and environmental sustainability are key requirements for role success.

Job & Person Specification – Planning Officer

Enquiries: Paula Kloosterman on (03) 6376 7900 or email






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