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RECRUITMENT PROCESS
 
Uralla Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and applies merit-based selection techniques. We embrace diversity and encourage applications from all people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.
 
Please read this information carefully as it will help you to understand Council's selection process and will assist you in preparing your application. Selection is based on the assessment of each applicant in relation to the selection criteria provided for the advertised vacancy.
 
 
Your application
 
Applications are accepted through my email to HR@uralla.nsw.gov.au and must be submitted prior to the close date and time. Late applications will not be accepted, unless there are extraordinary circumstances.
 
You will be informed about the progress of your application by email, so please ensure you check your email regularly.

Your application should include: 

  • A cover letter
  • A CV providing details of your experience, qualifications, skills and achievements as relevant to the position; and
  • A detailed response to the Key Selection Criteria.
 
We require you to be very specific in your CV regarding academic tertiary qualifications – you need to nominate the precise award, where it was obtained and what date. 
 
 
Your interview
 
Generally, the interview will consist of a panel with three members. The interview panel will most likely use behavioural questions to determine if the skills you possess match those required for the position for which you have applied.
 
 
After the interview
 
You can expect to hear from us within two weeks of your interview.
 
Reference checks, criminal history checks, medical testing and background checks including verification of academic credentials may be carried out as part of the recruitment process before any formal offer is made.