Full time permanent position  |  $91,743.60 and $98,797.82 /year plus 11% superannuation

An exciting opportunity exists to join Wentworth Shire Council in the role of Procurement and Contracts Officer. This role is responsible for administering Council’s procurement and contracts function, in accordance with policies, procedures and guidelines. The successful applicant will work closely with the Director Corporate Services to deliver quality and professional support, advice and assistance.

Wentworth Shire Council offers a rewarding career with excellent working conditions and a positive team-focused culture. Take this opportunity to join our committed team which strives to make a difference within the community.

The position is subject to the satisfactory completion of a three-month probation period and has a commencement salary between $91,743.60 and $98,797.82 (dependent on skills and experience) plus 11% superannuation. The successful applicant will be required to undergo a fit for work assessment along with a pre-employment drug and alcohol test.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Relevant technical or tertiary qualification in Contract Administration or related field,
  • Demonstrated experience in contract and procurement management,
  • Demonstrated experience in processes regarding tender development and probity auditing, or compliance assessments,
  • Demonstrated experience in the review and negotiation of contractual terms,
  • Highly developed communication (written and verbal), negotiation and analytical skills with the ability to effectively build trusting relationships,
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and personal judgement, prioritise work to meet deadlines and demonstrated ability to work with limited supervisions,
  • Demonstrated ability to undertake duties in an ethical manner and adhere to confidentiality provisions, and
  • A current drivers’ licence and a commitment to maintain.
Honesty & Integrity
Accountability & Transparency
Accrued Rostered Days Off over the course of a year on top of four weeks Annual Leave
Long Service Leave entitlements after five years service
Professional development opportunities

Closing: 4pm, Tuesday 3 October 2023

No late applications are accepted.

For further information, contact Glen Norris, Manager Human Resources on (03) 5027 5027.

In order for your application to be considered it must include the following:

Your cover letter should be addressed to the General Manager. Ensure the Recruitment Number and Position Title are included in the subject line. The body of the letter should provide an outline of your skills and work experience.

You must include a separate page that addresses the selection criteria. You should describe how your particular skills, abilities, work experience and qualifications enable you to satisfy the requirements of the position addressing each of the points listed under the selection criteria.

Your resume should include:
  • Current personal details: Name, residential address, current postal address, email address, preferred day time contact phone numbers
  • Education and Training: list academic qualifications and training
  • Work Experience: Details of positions you have held from present to past. Provide greater detail on more recent positions and positions that highlight experience relevant to the position you are applying
  • Referees: Provide the name, title, organisation and telephone numbers of at least two referees, including your current supervisor where possible. Your referees should be able to comment on your work performance and abilities

How to lodge your application

PO Box 81, Wentworth NSW 2648

26 – 28 Adelaide Street, Wentworth NSW 2648

To apply for this job, email your cover letter, resume and response to the selection criteria to humanresources@wentworth.nsw.gov.au