Learning And Development Officer

Gilgandra Shire Council Full Time Permanent 6/09/2022

About Gilgandra 

Gilgandra is a vibrant rural community in Central West NSW, situated at the junction of three main highways and in close proximity to Dubbo. There is a strong supportive community that has worked together to develop excellent schools, medical services, retail services and recreational activities that you simply do not see in communities of a similar size.

Gilgandra presents you with an opportunity to have an excellent lifestyle you may not be able to afford in the city.

About the position

The Learning and Development Officer will be responsible for coordinating and managing the day to day requirements of the Learning and Development function. The role is required to undertake design, development, oversight, implementation and evaluation of development programs and activities, as well as provide specialist advice to staff and leaders that enables continuous improvement in operational performance as well as the achievement of desired cultural change through Council’s transformational change process.


  • Qualifications in Human Resources, Organisational Development or related discipline
  • Demonstrated experience in providing reliable and professional advice to management at all levels across a broad spectrum of employee relations and learning and development
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence and negotiate across all levels within Council
  • Demonstrated ability to carry out multiple projects and achieve set goals within the required time frame
  • Current Driver Licence


  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills with the ability to conduct focus groups as required
  • Possess skills in digital information and technology and corporate software systems

Salary: $1211.50 - $1452.23 per week

Closing date: 9.00am, Monday 26 September 2022

Enquiries: General Manager, Mr David Neeves, or the HR Department on 02 6817 8800

How to apply:

Before you apply for this position, please read the Position Description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position. You will be required to answer questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below. You will also be required to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume. Council will only accept applications submitted online. Please include in your resume, evidence of qualifications that you possess. 


 Please click HERE to view the position description.


All correspondence will be via the email you have provided in your application.