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Castle Hill

Reference: 4546628

  • Norwest Business Park
  • Modern Office
  • Development Opportunities

An opportunity exists for a motivated and engaging individual to join our Rates Team who will be responsible for administrating Councils rates related activities.

The Hills Shire Council is customer focused, performance driven and one of the most financially stable councils in NSW. We encourage innovation and continuous improvement to deliver quality services and infrastructure to our community.

We are seeking a Rating Officer who has a minimum of 3 years local Government experience in a similar role who shares our organisations commitment to providing value to our customers and working collaboratively with their team.

This role works within the Finance and Organisational Performance Team. You will be responsible for processing, monitoring and administering Councils Rates, effectively, efficiently and accurately. You will be responsible for internal and external customer enquiries, rating advice and debt recovery in line with Council policy and procedures. The successful candidate will have:

  • Higher School Certificate
  • Minimum 3 + years' Local Government experience in a similar role
  • Experience with debt collection is preferred
  • Experience with supplementary rates is desirable
  • Working knowledge of legislation pertaining to Local Government rating
  • Well-developed organizational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience working under pressure, dealing with both sensitive and confidential information
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word

This is a permanent full-time role. 35 hours per week

Salary Range: $71,119 - $83,685 pa + Superannuation

Position No. S0977

Please submit your application online at by 5pm WEDNESDAY 20TH FEBRUARY 2019. This is a re-advertised position, previous applicants need not apply. The Position Description (which contains the Selection Criteria to be addressed in your Covering Letter under the ‘Outputs' section) can also be downloaded from our website.

Preferred candidates for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screening and psychometric assessment.

Council is committed to providing a safe, accessible and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Recruitment Agencies: The Hills Shire Council does recruitment in-house and therefore does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

Applications Close: 20 Feb 2019