Working in the team at Lachlan Shire Council gives you the opportunity to make a real difference in our community. 

We are looking for people who share our values of working cooperatively in teams, being respectful of others, effectively accomplishing our purpose, being responsive to the needs of the community and proud of doing the best job we can. 

Our roles are diverse, so there are positions to suit a wide variety of skills and interests.  Working with us is a great opportunity to forge a career in Local Government.

What we offer

  • A 9 day fortnight and access to flexible working arrangements to manage your work and personal commitments
  • Generous leave conditions including access to Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Opportunities for learning and development to build your career 
  • A safe and healthy workplace that promotes a culture of safety and provides a range of wellbeing services including health monitoring, vaccinations and counselling though our Employee Assistance Program
  • A relaxed rural lifestyle and welcoming community in the beautiful and iconic Lachlan River valley
  • The opportunity to make a difference to our community

Our Values

  • Cooperative
  • Responsive
  • Respect
  • Effective
  • Proud

How to apply for positions

Before you decide to apply for a position with us, please download and read the position description that is provided for each advertised role. The position description will tell you about the work performed in the role and the skills required to be successful. 

To apply for the role you must answer the questions in the online application form and attach any relevant documents. Questions and documents marked * are compulsory. You may also supply a brief letter of application and your resume. If you do not address the questions in the application form we will not be able to assess your suitability for the role against other applicants and your application will not be considered.

Applications can be submitted online by completing the application form following each job advertisement. If you are unable to complete an online application please contact Human Resources on 02 6895 1900 or by email to and request assistance with your application.


The selection process

Our Selection Panel will review all valid applications and contact the most suitable candidates for an interview within 2 weeks of the application close date. If you are not successful in reaching the interview stage, we will advise you by email that your application has not been successful. Our selection process includes an interview and referee checks. We may also include practical tests or workplace simulations and verification of qualifications for some positions. All prospective new employees must undergo a criminal history check and some positions require a Working With Children Check. A medical screening will also be required for most positions. If you are selected for an interview we will provide you with more information about the selection and screening process for the position.


If you have any questions  contact the Human Resources team on 02 6895 1900.