Moorabool Shire Council

Government, Community & Emergency Services

Why work for the council?

Moorabool Shire Council offers a unique opportunity to make the next step in your career within an organisation that is a diverse council by being part rural and urban.  Moorabool’s operations and processes are currently going through an exciting period of transformation of digital technology and change within a caring and supportive working environment.  Moorabool Shire Council offers flexible working arrangements to support a healthy life/work balance for all staff and encourages and assists in their career development through ongoing training opportunities.

Moorabool Shire supports and encourages a positive organisational culture by actively living and engaging the organisations values in line with Business Excellence.


64 Towns
370 Employees
1994 Founded

Our Values

Moorabool Shire supports and encourages a positive organisational culture by actively living and engaging the organisations values in line with Business Excellence.

By living our values, Council is able to build strong relationships internally, with the community and with partners.


INTEGRITY – I say what I mean and always do what’s right

CREATIVITY – I consider situations from multiple angles and perspectives

ACCOUNTABILITY – I have courage to make decisions and take ownerships for their outcomes

RESPECT – I seek to understand and treat people how I would like to be treated

EXCELLENCE – I take calculated risks to seek out better ways of doing things

How to Apply

How to apply for a job with us

Firstly it is important to read through the Position Description before applying for any position to ensure your understand what the job entails. Applying for any of our jobs is simple, however please set aside 30 minutes of your time before you start, because we like to get as much information as we can from you before making a decision on who we would like to interview. The process involves three simple steps.

It is recommended that you have saved responses in a word document ready to cut and paste into the application form eg response to the Key Selection Criteria, Cover letter & Resume. 

Use the search box to find the position you are interested in

You can do this by either entering a keyword. Alternatively, if you want to view all our current job listings simply click on the VACANCIES tab above.

Address the Key Selection Criteria

An important part of applying for a position with us is responding to the Key Selection Criteria (KSC). The KSC is contained in the position description and you need to write short statements that explain your specific capabilities for each of the criteria. These should be approximately one to two paragraphs in length for each criteria and should be expressed concisely.

Upload your cover letter and resume

A letter and resume in a compatible format can simply be upload it onto our system by following a couple of simple steps.

Employment privacy

The personal information which is supplied to Council in employment applications will be used solely for the primary purpose for which it was collected or for purposes that a person may reasonably expect with regards to the processing of such applications. Applicants must understand that the personal information provided for recruitment purposes and that they may apply to the Council for access to and/or amendment of the information.

There are currently no jobs available

Unfortunately there are currently no positions available at Moorabool Shire Council, please check back soon.