Have you considered a career at UHSC?

14 Reasons to Work for Upper Hunter Shire Council

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    Community Engagement - make a difference in your local community
  2. Diversity - many opportunities to multi skill
  3. Job Flexibility - move around the industry as well as interstate
  4. Job Security - many long term incentives
  5. Lifestyle - improve your quality of life
  6. Professional Development - ongoing education and training
  7. Promotion - a broad range of options available sooner than you would expect
  8. Travel - high demand for your skills nationally and internationally
  9. Variety - the work is varied and spans many professions and trades
  10. Diverse and challenging opportunities
  11. Permanent, temporary and casual positions
  12. Fulfilling roles helping others turn their lives around
  13. Protecting and enhancing the environment
  14. Challenging and rewarding work

Wide range of employment options

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Here are just some of the areas you could work in at Upper Hunter Shire Council:

  • Accounting
  • Administration
  • Business
  • Children’s Services
  • Civil Construction
  • Community Services
  • Economic Development
  • Engineering
  • Health and Building
  • Human Resources
  • Information Technology
  • Parks and Gardens
  • Road and Bridge Construction
  • Tourism
  • Town Planning
  • Youth Work

Our Vision

A quality rural lifestyle in a vibrant, caring and sustainable community

Our Mission

To enhance the quality of life of all Shire residents by the provision of appropriate services to facilities through effective and efficient management of resources.

To serve the community through equality of opportunity and involvement.

To build a prosperous environmentally sustainable future.

To foster sustainable, economic and social growth.

Informataion TechnologyOur Values

We are abiding by and will continue to abide by the following corporate values:

  • Accessibility and Equity
  • Openness and Accountability
  • Courtesy, Honesty and Integrity
  • Competent, Efficient and Effective Service
  • Teamwork
  • Environmental Responsibility


Children's Services Officer - Assistant - Casual - ELC

Closes: 19/11/2018
Job Type: Casual
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Early Learning Centre Coordinator (equivalent to Director)

Closes: 19/11/2018
Job Type: Temporary Full Time (12 months)
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Room Leader (Children's Services Officer)

Closes: 19/11/2018
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
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Administration Trainee - Merriwa

Closes: 26/11/2018
Job Type: Contract (Up to 2 years)
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Field Officers

Closes: 26/11/2018
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
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Medium Plant Operators

Closes: 26/11/2018
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
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