Positions Vacant

The Adelaide Hills Council is a magnificent place to live, work and visit.  The environmental, residential, primary production and natural qualities of the district are renowned and contribute to the Adelaide Hills being "a special place", and one of Australia's most loved areas. Adelaide Hills Council is committed to building the community through leadership, community involvement and commitment to service.

We offer a diverse and supportive working environment, opportunities for professional development, flexible work practices, income protection insurance and a genuine desire for you to enjoy your work.

Current vacancies:

Payroll Officer

We are seeking positive and proactive, experienced payroll professional to be part of the Organisational Development Team.  The role undertakes a variety of tasks including processing Council's fortnightly payroll.  This hands-on role requires an ability to work with a high degree of accuracy and adhere to strict deadlines.

You will have significant experience delivering the payroll function in a medium to large complex organisation. A demonstrated understanding and ability to apply industrial instruments, legislation and relevant statutory requirements is essential. You will have excellent communication skills and proven ability to manage your workload. Strong computer literacy and experience using payroll systems and ability to learn new systems is essential.  

This advert information can be provided in other formats if requested.

Applications must address the specified selection criteria in the position description and state the reference number from the advert.  

Click here to download the position description.

Apply by 8.00pm, Sunday 26 June 2022 by email to jobs@ahc.sa.gov.au

Enquiries are welcome to Megan Sutherland, Executive Manager Organisational Development on (08) 8408 0431.

International applicants who do not have an appropriate Australian work visa or residency will not be considered or acknowledged.

Manager - Property Services 

Due to internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for an astute property professional with highly developed leadership skills to take ownership of this important role. Reporting to the Director Corporate Services key duties will include:
  • Overseeing the property division encompassing management, maintenance and capital works across the portfolio of council owned land and buildings
  • Embracing the values of the Council within all parts of the role
  • Providing advice and interacting with internal and external stakeholders on technical property matters, always with a view to achieving great outcomes for the community
  • Preparing reports and presentations to a high standard meeting deadlines as required
Juggling the reactive demands of the property department, alongside taking a longer term strategic focus of the land and assets will offer opportunity as well as challenge in this varied position.

Prior experience in local government is not a key requirement of this role.  What will set you apart is your proven skills in working with a team to apply your property knowledge to a range of complex property matters.  Tertiary qualifications in property or a related field will be required and demonstrable highly developed leadership and negotiation skills are essential.

This is an opportunity to join an organisation that has a great track record of offering genuine opportunity to executives who are looking to build their knowledge and careers.  An executive level salary will be offered to the successful candidate. 

If you have been considering a change of career, now could be just the right time.  For a copy of the position description or a confidential discussion please contact Jane Carey at Edge Recruitment on 8232 2220 or 0417 817 781
Please apply by 8.00pm Sunday 26th June 2022 with a resume and cover letter outlining how your skills, experience and values align to this this role.
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