Jobs at Rous County Council

Thank you for your interest in seeking employment with Rous County Council. We currently have the following position available:

ICT Support Officer (readvertised)

This position will provide first level support services to internal stakeholders and to assist with the helpdesk ticketing system; configuration and troubleshooting of various equipment and printers and to provide general assistance to the ICT team in the completion of key projects, day to day tasks, administration and documentation.

NOTE: This position will require the successful applicant being included on an on-call roster for after-hours duties, or as otherwise directed.

Position description

Copy of position description available here


Copy of full advertisement available here


Submitting an application

In your application you should include the following:

  • a cover letter specifying the position you have applied for
  • a copy of your resume
  • a document outlining how you are able to satisfy each of the essential and desirable criteria; you must address each essential criteria
  • a photocopy of all certificates, licences etc quoted in your application.

Application for employment form

This application form must be completed, signed and attached to the front of your application. Please ensure that you have addressed the essential and desirable requirements of the position in your application.

Job applicant information package

The job applicant information package is designed to provide applicants with an overview of Rous County Council and to assist you in preparing your application.

Where to send your application

Applications should be addressed to Human Resources and can be submitted by:

post:   PO Box 230, Lismore NSW 2480
hand delivery:  218-232 Molesworth Street (Level 4), Lismore NSW 2480

What to do if you have questions

If you have questions about the position or the application process, please email: or telephone (02) 6623 3800.

External position:

Executive Officer (Contract) on behalf of Northern Rivers Joint Organisation

Location: Northern NSW

Contract Position - Minimum 12 months, maximum 5 years (with an option to renew)
Advertised on behalf of the Northern Rivers Joint Organisation member Councils (Ballina, Byron, Kyogle, Rous, Richmond Valley and Tweed)

Joint Organisations have recently been established by the State Government as a mechanism to strengthen collaboration between local councils and the State Government on regional initiatives, as well as to plan, prioritise and facilitate important regional projects across traditional Council boundaries.

The Executive Officer is responsible for establishing the new organisation and for setting the pace by driving early success and exploring new ways of working between communities and local and State government to promote regional leadership and cooperation.

This is a job for an independent self-starter, motivated to serve the community, to foster innovation, and drive change.

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