Information Technology Officer

Information Technology Officer

Job Title: Information Technology Officer
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: St George, Queensland
Salary: Attractive Package +12% super
Reference: BBBH779_1574060846
Contact Name: Rob Maxwell
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 18, 2019 20:07

Job Description

Information Technology Officer | Balonne Shire Council | St George, Qld

Balonne Shire council is seeking a new Information Technology Officer.

This position supports, delivers and implements all of the council's information technology and communications systems, providing exemplary customer service to all council departments.

Council is undertaking a significant upgrade of their operational and communications systems over the coming year. This role will also provide assistance to the broader team as the new technologies come online.

This is a permanent role that will provide the opportunity for the successful candidate to develop their IT career in a progressive organisation that values its people and providing excellent services to the local community.

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Position Responsibilities

  • Become the main point of contact within the organisation for all IT and communications help desk requests
  • Assist on specialised IT and communications projects
  • Procurement and roll-out of IT and communications assets
  • Work across IT, security and communications systems

About the Person

  • Experienced in a similar role
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills, proactive, and responsive with a positive attitude
  • Cert III or IV Information Digital Media & Technology or higher, or other related field and / or significant demonstrated experience
  • Have the ability to prioritise and organise your workload to meet deadlines
  • Have a genuine desire to progress your career and develop your capabilities

Balonne Shire Council is offering this position as permanent full-time role, including an attractive remuneration package that includes significant salary sacrificing options.

Working and Living in the Region

The Balonne Shire has a population of 4,500 and serves the communities of St George, Thallon, Dirranbandi, Bollon, Nindigully, Mungindi, and Hebel. St George is located five hours' drive west of Brisbane on the Queensland-NSW border and has an area of 31,119 square kilometres. The Balonne Shire Council staff complement is approximately 83 with an annual operational budget of approximately $27M.

Balonne Shire has a strong focus on creating vibrant and sustainable communities. The council is committed to delivering inclusive community programs that promote healthy lifestyles, safe communities and a celebration of the region's arts and culture.

The council has a strategic approach to its investment in infrastructure to drive growth in business and industry. The organisation is keen to embrace emerging technologies to bring new opportunities to business, agriculture and communities, and recognises that long-term sustainability will be achieved through investment attraction and diversification and collaboration with stakeholders.

The Shire is attractive to young families, with higher than average percentages of people in these age groups. Balonne Shire Council's Administration Centre is located in the township of St George. The town has all the facilities for a comfortable rural lifestyle including a modern hospital and a wide range of schooling options. The Balonne River provides many of the town's leisure activities such as a peaceful river walk, an evening river cruise and water sport opportunities such as water skiing.

Looking for a tree change? Consider working and living in this beautiful shire. Balonne Shire Council offers competitive remuneration, work/life balance, and the chance for you to make a difference in your local community. Swap the long commutes and stop lights for laid back country living in a vibrant community.

How to Apply

Apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack.

Applications close: 5.00pm Monday 2nd December 2019