Employment Employment

Winton Shire Council is an innovative organisation employing approximately 160 people across the Region. The Council operates under best practice policies and has a strong commitment to equal employment opportunities and workplace health and safety.

Employment opportunities with Council range from trades and technical positions to general administration and senior management roles.

On this page you will find a list of current vacancies, as well as links to more information on the application process.

School Based Traineeships/Apprenticeships

Council have available the following School Based Traineeship Opportunities:

  • Civil Construction Labourer - 2 Positions
  • Child Care Assistant
  • Visitor Experience Officer
  • Parks and Facilities Operator
  • Community Services Worker- Neighbourhood Centre
  • Business Admin Officer - Neighbourhood Centre

If you are interested in any of these opportunities please send a 1-2 page letter expressing your interest in the relevant role and a Resume if you have one to CEO Winton Shire Council via email at jobs@winton.qld.gov.au or posted to PO Box 288 Winton QLD 4735.

If you have any specific questions about the roles please contact Leisa Fraser HR Officer on 07 4657 2666. Closes 18th February 2020.

Current Vacancies

Position Department Term of Employment Closing Date
Director of Works Works and Utilities Full Time 24th January 2020
Water and Technical Officer Works and Utilities Full Time 14th February 2020
Admin Officer/Reception Corporate and Regulatory Full Time 18th February 2020
First Start – Civil Construction Trainee Works and Utilities 12 Months Fixed Term 18th February 2020
First Start – Community Services Trainee Community and Economic Development 12 Months Fixed Term 18th February 2020


Applicants are required to obtain a copy of the Information Package and familiarise themselves with the position requirements including key selection criteria prior to submitting their application.

Applications must be received by the undersigned no later than 5.00pm on the closing date and must include:

  • A cover letter;
  • Current resume; and
  • Names and contact details of two referees who can comment on recent work performance.

All enquiries regarding employment can be directed to the Council's Human Resources Department on (07) 4657 2666 or by emailing jobs@winton.qld.gov.au.