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Somerset... where lifestyle is the destination

Thank you for considering a career with the Council.

All Council vacancies are advertised on the website and in the local press.  The Queensland Times and the Courier Mail may also be used to attract suitably qualified applicants if required.

Any current Council vacancies are provided below with a copy of the position description including the selection criteria.  Please complete the application cover form and attach to the front of your application.

Council is happy to receive emailed applications and these should be sent to in PDF or Microsoft Word format.  Emailed applications will be personally acknowledged within two (2) working days. If you do not receive acknowledgement within this time please contact Council to confirm receipt of your application.

Should you require any further information or clarification regarding the position or the recruitment and selection process, please contact our Human Resources section on (07) 5424 4000.

Permanent Vacancies


Somerset Regional Council - Chief Executive Officer

Applications close 5pm on Monday 19 August 2019.


HR014_19 - Customer Service Team Leader

Applications close at 5pm Wednesday, 21 August 2019.


HR010_19 - Plumbing Inspector

Applications close 5pm on Wednesday 21 August 2019.


HR015_20 - Ganger Bitumen Crew

Applications close at 5pm Friday, 30 August 2019.


HR016_18_20 - 3 x Labourers

Applications close at 5pm Friday, 30 August 2019.
- Bitumen Crew (based at Esk Works Depot)
- Flocon Crew (based at Esk Works Depot)
- Construction & Maintenance (South) (based at Lowood Works Depot)


Fixed Term Vacancies

General Vacancies (Casual/Temporary)

Council accepts general applications for employment.  These applications are not considered for specific advertised vacancies, rather are kept on file for any casual or temporary positions that may become available.

A general application remains current for a period of 6 months.

Application for employment (casual)

Volunteer Vacancies