This section contains details of current positions vacant at Forbes Shire Council as well as information on how to apply. We have a range of different types of roles and contracts available including full time, part time, fixed term contracts and casual or seasonal positions. Positions vacant will be advertised accordingly as they become available within the organisation.
To view all of Councils active Recruitment Campaigns, you may be required to search a number of pages. This can be performed by pressing the numbers or arrows below: Please also note that if you are interested in applying for more than one position, you will be required to submit an application for each individually. Applications cannot be transferred from one position to the next.
Forbes Shire Council, as part of the recruitment process, will be
collecting information about you. This information will be included in
the recruitment file, and will be read by Council’s Records Staff, and
members of the interviewing panel.
Equal Employment Opportunity
Council aims to ensure fair, equitable and non-discriminatory
consideration for all applicants, regardless of sex, ethnic or racial
origin, or physical disability.
important that your application is completed by the closing date, the
selection committees are not obliged to accept late applications. All
applications will be acknowledged.
Forbes Shire Council is committed to providing a fair and equitable selection process. The stages of the selection process are:
Short-listing. The selection panel (usually 3
members) will assess all applications against the selection criteria
contained in the position description. The panel will then decide which
applicants best meet the criteria and will call for interview.
Interviewing. You will be given at least 3 days
notice if you are required for an interview. The interview panel will
consist of 3 members, one of which will be a HR representative, who will
work together to recommend the most suitable person for the position.
Reference checks and other checks. Referee checks
will be carried out on the recommended applicant/s. Positions that have
been identified as child-related, will be required to undergo a criminal
history check and complete a Prohibited Employment Declaration.
Medical assessment. The recommended applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment functional assessment at Council’s expense.
Notification of result. The successful applicant will
be verbally notified as soon as possible after the interview and will
receive a written letter of offer in the post. Unsuccessful applicants
will be notified by mail once the offer of employment has been accepted.
For more information about working in Local Government generally, and the types of careers available, visit Local Government NSW.
or sign up as an Expression of Interest to work with Council email firstname.lastname@example.org