First listed on: 04 January 2020

Records and Compliance Officer 

  • Rewarding opportunity for an experienced Compliance and Records Officer to work within remote Local Government in Queensland
  • Competitive remuneration package circa $65,000 + super
  • Subsidised accommodation and annual isolation leave with a flight to Cairns included!
  • Further benefits including relocation assistance, locality allowance, access to company vehicle pool and more!

About Aurukun Shire Council

The Shire of Aurukun is a local government area in far north Queensland covering more than 7,000 square kilometres. The community of Aurukun is located on the north-west coast of the Cape York Peninsula, 178km, a 1.5 hour flight to Cairns. Nearly the entire population (99.6%) lives within the township.

About the Opportunity

Aurukun Shire Council now has an opportunity for a driven Records and Compliance Officer to join their supportive team. This is a full-time, 12 month contract position, with potential for renewal after this time.

Reporting to the Director of Corporate Services, you will be primarily responsible for the maintenance of Council records, including filing in a logical and coherent format. You will also be in charge of coordinating and managing the databases in relation to compulsory training record.

About the Benefits

This is a unique position in a highly un-traditional location! If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you. You'll get the chance to see and experience more of the 'real Australia' than most people ever will - and get paid to do it!

Aurukun also has rare and beautiful environmental values. The traditional owners and all the people that live their are very proud of their country and their traditional culture and the town has outstanding potential for growth and prosperity.

An attractive remuneration package is on offer circa $65,000 plus super negotiable with experience, plus a range of great benefits including:

  • Fully furnished housing providing with subsidised rent (up to $50 per week);
  • Annual airfares back to Cairns (after 6 months of employment);
  • Locality allowance of $81,70 per week ($4,248.40 p/a) for singles or $163.40 per week ($8,496.80 p/a) for a person with dependants;
  • Access to a company pool vehicle if required;
  • 8 days isolation leave per year; and
  • Relocation assistance available, negotiable for the right candidate.

This brings your total remuneration package to in excess of $75,000!

Aurukun Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

So what are you waiting for? If you are up for the challenge and excited by the opportunity to help a community succeed into the future - apply now!


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