Careers at Rous County Council

Rous County Council is situated in the heart of Northern NSW. The region has a vibrant culture, strong sense of community and offers an idyllic lifestyle from stunning beaches to picturesque rural landscapes, abundant rainforests and wildlife. The Northern Rivers boasts a great climate all year round with easy access to quality recreational, educational and healthcare facilities.

Working at Council allows you to enjoy what the region has to offer, with attractive benefits and working conditions that promote work/life balance and opportunities to further your professional development.


Submitting an application

Click the position you wish to apply for, then create a candidate profile* and follow the steps to apply. The workflow will ask you to upload and complete the following:

  • Up-to-date resume.
  • Photocopy of all certificates, licences etc quoted in your resume.
  • Answer all Selection Criteria and screening questions (use the STAR method [situation, task, action, result] when answering selection criteria).

*Ensure you select Sydney as the time zone when creating your profile.

How to address the selection criteria

*Please note that Council does not accept hardcopy applications. 


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.

What to do if you have questions

If you have questions about the position or the application process, please email: recruitment@rous.nsw.gov.au or telephone (02) 6623 3800.