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Rates Officer

Denmark is a wonderfully diverse Shire boasting a unique natural environment featuring beautiful beaches, inlets, rivers, national parks and towering Karri forests. This is complemented by an idyllic lifestyle offering opportunities for fishing, hiking, surfing, playing, beach combing, relaxing, touring, exploring and enjoying the many wineries on offer. It really is the ideal place to work, rest and play.

So if you are a passionate and progressive person, have a desire to contribute to a growing community and want the opportunity to live and work in a beautiful environment, then the Shire of Denmark has a job opportunity for you as a Finance Officer - Rates.

This full-time position contributes to an effective team in the Finance & Administration Directorate, by providing a high level of rating services advice and support to external customers regarding all aspects of rating information issues. This position
manages/monitors the collection of rates in accordance with Council policy and external agencies.


Local Government experience particularly in rating systems is desirable, but not essential. Previous administration experience and dealing with the public will be highly regarded.

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the LGI Award 2010, Level 5. A salary of up to $60,000.00 is offered depending on experience and qualifications, matching super contributions, RDO (19 day month) and numerous other benefits in accordance
with Council Policy.

Position Description


A Position Description and other relevant details are available from our website at www.denmark.wa.gov.au/our-council/employment-opportunities or by contacting Marcia Chamberlain, Coordinator of Finance & Administration on (08) 9848 0300. Written applications detailing your CV should be addressed to the undersigned and received no later than 4.00pm on Friday, 27 October 2017.

Bill Parker
Chief Executive Officer
PO Box 183, Denmark WA 6333