Employment Opportunity - Rates Officer

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Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Finance   Division: Corporate Services - Financial Services

Rates Officer – Fixed Term ContractLevel 4- $75,818.22 + $18,831.28 Port Hedland Allowance

The Town

Port Hedland is a dynamic, diverse town in Western Australia’s beautiful North West that enjoys a relaxed lifestyle. We are proud of our stunning landscapes, Aboriginal heritage, vibrant multicultural community and our significant resources industry. At the Town of Port Hedland, let your career take-off as you tackle challenges unique to the region, collaborate with a range of people from all walks of life and become part of a vibrant team that is making real change in the Pilbara.

The Role

The Rates Officer is responsible for the provision of high-quality customer service to both internal and external customers, whilst maintaining an accurate rates assessment record and ensuring follow-up on outstanding rates accounts. Your accountabilities will range from processing the levy collection of rates, customer enquiries and reporting and monitoring processes. For more information on the role please view the position description linked below. This position is a fixed term contract covering extended leave.  

Work Related Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Tertiary qualification in related field or demonstrated experience in similar role
  • National Police Clearance
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Rights to work in Australia

Desirable Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in a Local Government rates role, with advanced knowledge of local government rating
  • Experience using Synergy Soft and IBIS rates modeling software

Employee Benefits

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave
  • Wellness program (includes free gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Paid parental leave

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:   PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand:  Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721

Applicants are advised to write a cover letter of no more than two (2) pages outlining how your skills, capabilities and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who do not attach a cover letter may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact the Human Resources team on 9158 9342 or hr@porthedland.wa.gov.au      

The Town reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date.

Applications close 11:45pm Tuesday 26th October 2021.

The Town of Port Hedland is committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 20201009_PD_Rates Officer.pdf

Posted on Oct 12 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Tue, 26 Oct 2021 23:45:00

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