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How to apply

Your application should include a:

• Cover letter, clearly indicating the position you are applying for
• Resume, including contact details of at least two referees
• Separate document addressing the Key Selection Criteria (found within the position description)

Applications can be submitted via:

• Electronically via this website under current vacancies (preferred)
• Via email to workwithus@mountalexander.vic.gov.au
• Hard copy addressed to:

Organisational Capability - Recruitment
Mount Alexander Shire Council
PO Box 185
CASTLEMAINE VIC 3450

Applications must be received by 4.00pm on the specified closing date. Late applications cannot be accepted.

After you have applied:

• Receipt of your application will be confirmed by email or in writing
• Short listed applicants will be contacted by telephone for interviews
• Unsuccessful applicants will be notified in writing (usually via email)

If you are the successful candidate:

• All positions are subject to a minimum employment period
• Any employment offer is conditional upon satisfactory passing of a National Police Check
• Some positions may require satisfactory completion of a medical or Working With Children Check
• Evidence of qualifications and eligibility to work in Australia will need to be provided as applicable

Canvassing of Councillors

Please note the canvassing of Councillors for employment will immediately disqualify prospective applicants for positions with Mount Alexander Shire Council. This includes requests for Councillors to provide references or to act as referees.

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