Working for the Borough of Queenscliffe

The Borough of Queenscliffe has only a small team of staff; however this means we have a team-oriented and social work environment.

To be eligible for appointment as an employee of Borough of Queenscliffe, you must be an Australian citizen or a permanent resident of Australia or have an appropriate current visa that enables you to work in Australia. Council reserves the right to request proof of visa/citizenship status. Applications are only accepted in response to advertised vacant positions. Unsolicited applications will be returned to the sender and, due to privacy implications, will not be retained by Council. 

Current vacancies

Casual Community Care Worker

The Borough of Queenscliffe is seeking to appoint a Casual Community Care Worker. The ideal candidate will perform a range of tasks and functions which assist elderly residents and their carers to retain their independence and quality of life in their own homes, and help in the prevention of premature admission into permanent residential care.

This is a casual position with no guarantee of minimum hours, and a salary range that falls within Band 3 of the Borough of Queenscliff Enterprise Agreement No. 9, 2016, plus 25% casual loading. Appropriate travel allowances are paid for commuting between clients (travel time and kilometres). Applicants must be available to work on weekends and evenings when required. Penalty rates will apply to the base rate only (ie: excluding the 25% casual loading).

The position description and applicant information are available at the links below:

Position Description - Casual Community Care Worker

General Applicant Information - Casual Community Care Worker

For further information please contact Lisa Schorback, Community Services Coordinator, on 03 5258 1377.

Applications are sought as soon as possible. Applications should provide a response to each of the Key Selection Criteria and should be addressed via email to or in writing to: CONFIDENTIAL, Attn CEO, Job Ref CCCW2018, Borough of Queenscliffe, PO Box 93, Queenscliff Vic 3225.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Council's Policy on Equal Employment Opportunity reflects our desire to enjoy a workplace free of discrimination where each person has the opportunity to progress to the extent of their ability. The key policy principles are: 

  1. The Council of the Borough of Queenscliffe is wholly committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity.
  2. In all policies and practices of the Council there shall be no discrimination relating to sex, marital status, parenthood, race, colour, nation of origin, physical or mental impairment or religious or political affiliation.
  3. Selection of an individual for employment, promotion or advancement, training and staff development will be on the basis of the person's merit in fair and open competition according to the skills, qualifications, knowledge and efficiency relevant to the position involved.

Applying for a job

When considering applying for a position with Borough of Queenscliffe it is important to read the Position Description. Your application must include the following information:

  • A covering letter including the title of the position you are applying for
  • An up-to-date resume including personal details; employment history, including current position and prior experience; qualifications; and referee details (must include current employer if applicable)
  • A statement of response to each of the Key Selection Criteria as documented in the Position Description.

All applications need to arrive before the closing date stated in the advertisement for the position. Applications are dealt with in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Information Privacy Act. Details contained in your application will not be conveyed to any person not directly connected with processing your application without your permission.

Applications should be in writing and emailed to