All current vacancies at Cobar Shire Council are listed in the table below.

Applications should be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

What to include in your application:

Selection Criteria - to be considered for a role at Council, applicants are required to address each of the essential and desirable selection criteria for the position they are applying for. The selection criteria is listed towards the back of the position description for the role. The relevant position description document is linked to each listed vacancy.

Resume - please ensure your resume includes a chronological work history (including dates) and two referees who have supervised your work, preferably one of the two is your current supervisor.

Cover Letter - your cover letter needs to outline why you are applying for the vacancy.

Application Form – Council’s application form is linked to each listed vacancy.

The Interview

If you are shortlisted for interview you will be contacted by telephone, usually within two-three weeks of the advertised closing date. Council uses a variety of interview methods including face to face, telephone and Skype depending on the position and the location of the candidate. The interview method, date and time will be confirmed with you during the telephone conversation.

The interview panel will consist of three (3) Council employees, a Human Resources representative, the recruiting Manager and the direct supervisor for the role.

Pre-Employment Screening

Prior to commencement with Council, it may be necessary to undergo the following pre-employment screening at Council’s expense:

-          Medical examination (including drug and alcohol screening);
-          Telephone reference checking;
-          External agency checks (Criminal and Working with Children checks if required);
-          Credential and background screening (if required);
-          Psychometric evaluation (cognitive ability, behavioural profiling and emotional intelligence).

Current Vacancies

 Position Vacant             Closing Date
 Labourer ( Parkes and Gardens)                                      4.00pm Monday 31 Janaury 2022
 Labourer (Water & Sewer)  4.00pm Monday 31 January 2022
 Administration Trainee  4.00pm Monday 31 January 2022

Lilliane Brady Village Vacancies

The Lilliane Brady Village is a 44-bed residential aged care facility owned and operated by Cobar Shire Council.

Our mission is to provide flexible, quality care to aged and disabled residents whose needs cannot be met in the wider community, providing a place of security, safety and ongoing care in a welcoming home like atmosphere.

 Position Vacant  Closing Date
 Assistant in Nursing                     Permanently Advertised
 Cleaner                                                   Permanently Advertised
 Cook / Kitchen Hand   Permanently Advertised
 Personal Carer   Permanently Advertised
 Recreational Activities Officer   Permanently Advertised
 Registered Nurse (Casual)  Permanently Advertised
 Registered Nurse (Full Time, Permanent)  PermanentlAdvertised

Casual Expressions of Interest

Council also accepts casual expressions of interest. Occasionally casual positions lead to permanent appointments. If you are interested in being placed on a casual list, please complete the expression of interest for casual employment form below and attach a copy of your current resume.

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Applications are to be emailed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..