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Employment Opportunities

Our community has an enviable work life balance that is often the main reason people move to our area.

Break O’Day is the home of one of the world’s most beautiful coastal areas, the Bay of Fires which has received international acclaim, as well as some of the state’s most scenic waterfalls and forests. Combine this with St Helens being the central hub for services on the east coast, it is clear that Break O’Day has it all, and that is what we were Tasmania’s Top Tourism Town in 2020 and runner up in 2021!  For more information about our area click here:


 The Role

The position is key to the overall successful operation of Council’s outdoor works operations. Its main function is to ensure that the services provided to the community are done in an efficient and effective manner providing the best value for the community. The Works Coordinator role ensures the achievement of goals and activities within agreed plans and within budget limits and timeframes as far as practicable.

The position is a key support role to the Works Operations Manager and as such, is expected to actively assist in managing change, coaching, and mentoring of the team members and supporting the strategic direction of Council.

Adding value to the staff, customer service approach and culture of the organisation is a cornerstone of the position. and The Works Coordinator will provide leadership, support, and direction in accordance with agreed organisational values and explain how we go about our work “Working as a team with open and honest communication; we act with integrity whilst showing respect and being positive and proactive in our actions”.



The minimum hours of work for this position are 76 hours per fortnight.  Specifically, your normal hours will be Monday to Thursday (8.5hrs) from 7.30am to 4.30pm and Friday (8hrs) from 7.30am to 4.00pm, with a 30-minute lunch break and a regular Rostered Day off (RDO) approx. every two weeks. To facilitate safe efficient work practices, start and finish times may be varied between 7:00am and 7:00pm by mutual agreement.

From time-to-time additional hours or hours outside the Ordinary Hours of Work will be required and these will be dealt with in accordance with the Enterprise agreement.



The applicable salary will depend on the qualifications, skills and experience of the successful Applicant. The position has been classified as Professional Level 2 under the Break O’Day Council Enterprise Agreement 2018. Currently this provides for a minimum salary entry point of $84,431.53 per annum.

Council pays a superannuation contribution of 12.5% on all wages.


BODC – Employment Information Pack – Works Coordinator 

Vacant – Job and Person Specification – Works Coordinator

Pre-Employment Health Disclosure – Works Coordinator

NEW Application for Employment Form





Application for Employment Form

BODC Enterprise Agreement 2018


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