Systems Manager

Job No: MPSC52
Location: Moree


Forming part of the Corporate Services Department, this position contributes to the organisations goals by providing supervision and leadership to the Network Administrator and the Information Services Support Officer in addition to managing and maintaining Council’s system infrastructure including, server, databases, testing computer equipment, firewalls, malware and other software and hardware.

It is essential for the successful applicant to possess relevant formal technical and tertiary qualifications at Degree level or higher in Information Services.  It is recognised that this may be a combination of qualifications and specific industry certifications which are deemed to be equivalent.  Extensive experience working within the Information Services environment is also required.

Reporting to the Information Services Manager, the successful applicant must have the proven ability to provide database consultation and support whilst displaying the knowledge and skills necessary for effectively integrating Council’s core systems to other systems that may be introduced to improve the effectiveness of Council’s operations.

Experience working in a Local Government context and with Council’s core systems including Authority would be viewed as a strong advantage, but is not essential.

Salary and conditions will be in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award 2017 – from Band 3 Level 3 Grade 16 Step 1 $1,603.50 to Step 3 $1,723.75 per 35hr week with grading dependent upon level of experience and qualifications. 

MPSC uses job-matched pre-employment screenings to ensure that applicants are able to undertake the inherent physical requirements of this position without placing them at risk of injury. Therefore the most meritorious applicant identified at interview will be required to undertake a pre-employment health screening and a three (3) month probationary period applies. 

Applications must be made on-line ONLY, at and will be accepted up until 4.00pm on Wednesday, 26 February 2020.

Further information regarding the on-line application process may be obtained by contacting Council’s Human Resources Team on (02) 6757 3222 or via e-mail


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A pre-employment health check and a three month probationary period apply to all positions. All employees are subject to drug and alcohol screening at the pre-employment health screening and random testing will occur throughout the probationary period.

Council has a generous incentive scheme for staff including salary sacrifice options.

Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers a Smoke Free work environment.

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