Revenue Officer - Rates (Re-Advertised)

Wingecarribee Shire Council Full Time Permanent 8/01/2018

Revenue Officer - Rates (Re-Advertised)

  • Kick start 2018 working in a small dynamic team
  • Enviable lifestyle location with an immediate start
  • Permanent Full-Time position including a 19 day four week cycle

Council is seeking a confident and experienced Revenue Officer (Rates) to work in a 'fast-paced' environment as part of a small dynamic work team. This role works as part of a multi-skilled team to support the delivery of Revenue related services for Council.


About the role
The Revenue Officer (Rates) is required to interpret, investigate and action requests for information from ratepayers, government departments and other sections of Council in a timely and professional manner. The position plays an important role in ensuring that the level of service provided to internal and external customers is appropriate and that they contribute to the requirements of the team. Salary for this position is based on skills, experience and qualifications and will range from $54,043pa to $62,690pa plus super.

About You
This is a 'fast paced' work environment and in addition to being multi-skilled, holding the relevant qualifications and being a team player you will be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Ability to interpret and apply legislation (Local Government Act 1993) relating to revenue management
  • Experience in the preparation and review of financial reconciliations.
  • Experience in the use of spreadsheets and financial software
  • Excellent customer service and communication (verbal and written) skills
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills

About us
Located in the Southern Highlands, Wingecarribee Shire Council is within comfortable travelling distance of Sydney, Canberra, the South Coast and the Illawarra. With four distinct and stunning seasons combined with glorious countryside rich in biodiversity and appeal, it's an enviable lifestyle location.

How to Apply
Applications including a cover letter, resume and statement addressing both the Essential and Desirable Selection Criteria are to be submitted online by visiting (Careers @ Council).

The Selection Criteria is contained in the Position Description which you will need to download and review the criteria before submitting your on-line application. All documents are to be attached either as a PDF or Microsoft Office Word document. Applications not addressing the Essential and Desirable Selection Criteria may not be considered.

Intending applicants are advised to read Council's Recruitment Information Package before submitting their on-line application.

Please note:
The online process allows for three (3) items to be uploaded i.e. Resume, Covering Letter and your statement addressing the Selection Criteria.

This is a re-advertised position and previous applicants need not re-apply.

For a confidential discussion or to obtain further information please contact Council's Coordinator Revenue Mrs Jeanette Curley on (02) 4868 0741.
Only candidates with the right to work in Australia will be considered for the position.

Closing date for applications is Monday 5 February 2018