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Job Opportunity | Broken Hill City Council, Collection Project Assistant

Base salary Grade 5 – $57,801 to $61,347 plus super
2 years – fixed term externally funded contract

Often referred to as the Capital of the Outback, Broken Hill is the cultural heart of regional Australia. Renowned for its mining industry, the region is also a centre for the arts with a strong community of accomplished painters, photographers, sculptors and film makers; it has been the home of award winning artists and cinema productions.
At Broken Hill City Council our work is the city that surrounds us. When you join our team, the results and success of your work are evident in every facet of city life. We work together every day to shape a community and create a city that we can be truly proud of. Take on a role at the Council, and take pride in making a difference to our great city every day.
The Broken Hill City Council was recently successful in receiving project funding for ‘Australia’s First Heritage Listed City Goes Digital’. This is a major 2 year digitisation project relating to Council’s key Gallery and Museum. The money from this funding will pay for the two fulltime staff required to complete the digitisation, as well as the equipment, software, training and resources required.
We have an exciting career opportunity working within our Corporate and Cultural Services unit as a Collection Project Assistant. Reporting directly to the Collection Project Manager, you will be responsible for assisting with the entire digitisation project of both the Gallery and Museum collections.
We are seeking a highly motivated employee that has well developed customer relations and administration skills. The successful candidate will have proven communication skills, relevant work experience, whom are quick to learn new systems and processes and can work well and flexibly in a small team.
At Broken Hill we are For Real. We believe in real experiences, real places, real friendships and real values. Our people are our strength – the City of Broken Hill is home to a very inclusive community, and at Broken Hill City Council we welcome you to join our team moving forward and enjoy the career success you hope for.
Benefits working for Council include:

Visit for information about how to apply including a full job description, application criteria and application guide. Council’s website also provides information on Council’s Consent Award and the terms and conditions of employment.
Visit for more information about our City. Job reference: DGM-EDC-02.12
Broken Hill City Council promotes a workplace that actively seeks to include, welcome and value unique contributions of all people. People from indigenous backgrounds, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, and people with disabilities are encourage to apply.
If you require any adjustments to assist you with your application or would like to discuss the position further, please contact Council’s HR Department on (08) 8080 3351 or email
Applications close Monday 23rd July 2018 at 5pm.
Please note that the selection process can commence before the closing date and that the preferred candidate can be selected based on application and referee checks only.