Vacancy Details


Greater Shepparton City Council, situated in the heart of the Goulburn Valley, is the fourth largest provincial centre in Victoria and has a well-developed economy due to its strong agricultural and irrigation base, with major industries related to food processing, manufacturing and transport. The Goulburn Valley is often referred to as 'The Food Bowl of Australia' as around 25% of the total value of Victoria's agricultural production is generated in this area.

Greater Shepparton has a population of approximately 65,000, and an expenditure budget in excess of $118 million. The population is culturally diverse with 9.9% of residents being born overseas. The area has excellent education, recreation, cultural, social and health facilities and tourism is a developing focus for the region.

Application and Database Administrator

Salary:  $67,741.44 per annum

Closing:  Friday 5 June 2020

Full Time – Temporary (12 months) 

The Information and Communication Technology team are seeking applications from suitably qualified individuals for this exciting 12 month engagement. This pivotal role is primarily responsible for monitoring & maintaining all our corporate databases but also includes other diverse tasks such as application support, troubleshooting and project management. 

Greater Shepparton City Council is located less than two hours north of Melbourne and this region provides a unique opportunity to enjoy a rural lifestyle, little traffic, clear inland weather and still pursue a challenging career. 

 To be successful in this role you will:

  • have excellent communication skills and a willingness to engage with application owners and stakeholders
  • demonstrate strong experience in SQL database management including SQL scripting, licensing and SSRS
  • demonstrate suitable knowledge in relation to database systems and applications, so as to correctly communicate and resolve technical issues within the Information and Communication Technology Departments 

For more information on this position please contact Craig Thomson, Manager – Information and Communication Technology on (03) 5832 9829.

Note:  This position is subject to a 6 month qualifying period in accordance with the Fair Work Australia minimum employment period.  During the qualifying period employees will be provided with appropriate on-going induction, support, assistance, resources and training to enable them to meet the required performance standards for the position.

Please note that applications which do not specifically address the Key Selection Criteria detailed in the position description will not be considered.

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All applications must be submitted to the Council by the closing date shown on the advertisement.