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Leave the city rat race behind you and enjoy the Berrigan Shire lifestyle  

  • Located on the Murray River
  • Excellent health & educational facilities
  • Golfers paradise
  • Close to major regional centres
  • Two hours drive to the snowfields
  • Only three hours from Melbourne
  • Sunny clear days to enjoy your leisure time

Please read 'Guidelines for applicants' and 'Position Description' located below and submit an 'Application form' for any position applied for.  

Guidelines for applicants

Application Form

~  Berrigan Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer  ~

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Concrete Finisher


Council is seeking applications for the position of concrete finisher.

The main purpose of this role:

  • Undertake and direct concrete and paving works
  • Arrange for materials and ensure effective allocation of resources
  • Ensure safety in the workplace
  • Maintain costing sheets
  • Operate plant and vehicles in a safe, efficient and proficient way
  • To set up Traffic Control Plans in accordance with RMS regulations

Applicants should hold a current Class C drivers licence and must possess basic literacy and numeracy skills.  Education to year 10 is desirable, as is suitable experience in related work.

Salary is Band 6 Entry Level starting at $47673.96 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation.

Conditions are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2014.  For a copy of the Position Description and application please see below or contact Karen Hanna, for further information please contact  Matthew Clarke at the Council Office.

Applications should be addressed to the General Manager and mark with position number P0351617.  Applications close 12 July 2017.

Please forward applications to:

The General Manager
Berrigan Shire Council
PO Box 137
Or to:

Position Description: Concrete Finisher

Assets & Operations Manager


An experienced manager with an engineering background is sought by Berrigan Shire for its senior management position of Assets & Operations Manager.

The Assets & Operations Manager is responsible for organising and carrying out engineering works, in meeting Council’s agreed works plan and completing other engineering tasks as directed by the Engineering Services Manager.

The successful applicant for this full-time position will desirably have a formal qualification in civil engineering, proven achievement in a relevant managerial role.

The position requires a high level of communications, negotiation and people management skills.  Commitment to continuous improvement, change management and acumen towards commercially-orientated and effective customer service delivery will be attributes demonstrated by the successful candidate.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with Band 21 of the Council’s Salary Policy with a range of $104,659 to $114,075 plus 9.5% superannuation may be taken as a guide, dependent upon qualifications and experience.  Salary is inclusive of the civil liability allowance.


A motor vehicle for official and private use will be available, subject to council’s “Private Use of Council Vehicles” policy. 


Applicants should obtain a detailed position description and application form which are available below or by contacting Ms Karen Hanna on 03 5888 5100.  If you need further information please contact Matthew Clarke on the above number.

Applications close at 5:00pm on Wednesday 12th July, 2017, and should be marked “Confidential – Assets & Operations Manager position number P0361617” and forwarded to:

The General Manager
Berrigan Shire Council
56 Chanter Street
Or to:

Position Description: Assets & Operations Manager 

Contacting Council

Office: 56 Chanter Street, Berrigan.
Office hours are 8.00 am to 5.00 pm
Monday to Friday.
(03) 5888 5100
(03) 5885 2092
Post: Berrigan Shire Council
PO Box 137
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