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Junior Information Technology Officer

Central Darling Shire Council is seeking to appoint a Junior Information Technology Officer (on a 2-Year Contract) to join the organisation. Reporting to the Director Business Services this role is to provide technical computer assistance and help desk support to Council staff, whilst undertaking formal study and learning Information Technology skills in the Local Government environment.


This role plays an integral part in the operation of the organisation and the achievement of its strategic objectives. To be successful in the role you must meet the following Selection Criteria:


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Demonstrated genuine interest in Information Technology as a career.
  • Eligibility for Australian Traineeship registration in accordance with the NSW State Training Authority.
  • Year 12 Higher School Certificate or equivalent with passes in Mathematics, English and preferably Information Technology.
  • Commitment to ongoing study/training and personal development.
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills and ability to interact courteously and effectively.
  • Demonstrated ability to apply accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of Microsoft Office and an understanding of Windows operating systems.
  • Ability to work flexibly and effectively in a team environment.


Desirable Qualifications and Experience:

  • Demonstrated understanding of the role, procedures, and functions of Local Government.
  • Certificate II in Information Technology.
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • Understanding of implications of Work, Health and Safety and the Privacy Act in the workplace.


Based in Wilcannia this is a tremendous opportunity to build your career in IT.


If you would like to discuss this position further please contact Wayne Noakes, Senior Consultant Management Solutions (LGNSW) on 0429 618 526. A Position Description can be downloaded below.


To apply please email a full CV and a covering letter with your responses to the above Selection Criteria to


Applications close 5:00pm Monday 31 August 2020.


Position Description - Junior Information Technology Officer