Rous County Council

Governance and Risk Support Officer (2YTC)

Posted: 06 Aug
Closes: 22 Aug


We are seeking a Support Officer to join our Governance and Risk team. A focus for this role is to provide high quality and timely governance and risk support services with a particular emphasis on improving risk management culture, embedding strong governance practices and business efficiency across the organisation.

About Rous County Council

Rous County Council is situated in Lismore, the heart of the Northern Rivers with an operational footprint covering 3,000km2. As a county council, we are responsible for providing three specific functions; bulk water supply, weed biosecurity and flood mitigation.

Our value proposition to you:

  • A progressive and innovative organisation which supports work/life balance
  • Supportive environment for career development
  • Ongoing learning and training
  • Employee assistance support
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • 70 hour 9-day fortnight
  • Starting salary $67,121 (plus statutory superannuation)

Your value proposition to us: 

  • Working collaboratively and inclusively is your style
  • Taking a lead in business improvement is innate in your character
  • You will be known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Your average workday will be kept busy by: 

  • Providing high level administrative, data entry, and support services including undertaking research, information gathering, and drafting reports, letters and other documents.
  • Contributing to the implementation, maintenance and testing of Council’s risk/emergency management plans

Are you ready to catapult your career?

For more information about the position and to apply, visit

To be considered for the position, it is mandatory that you submit your resume and answer the selection criteria.  A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening and a national police history check is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment. Helpful resources to assist in answering selection criteria can be found on the Careers page.

Note: Location subject to change as Council prepares to relocate, by 2024, some work sites to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina NSW 2478.

Applications close 11:59pm Sunday 21 August 2022

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.