Tourism Services Officer - Part time x 2

Job No: BRC06
Location: Bathurst

About the role

Bathurst Regional Council is currently looking to appoint two Information Officers (Tourism Services Officer) on a permanent part-time basis within its Tourism Section based at the Bathurst Visitor Information Centre (BVIC). The successful candidates will be highly motivated, enthusiastic and capable of working independently to provide outstanding customer service and accurate relevant information to visitors to the Bathurst region and the local community.

Reporting to the Manager Tourism & Visitor Services, you will have a proven track record of exceptional communication and customer engagement skills, along with interpersonal, teamwork, relationship building and networking skills. You will be highly organised and capable of displaying initiative and effective time management. You will be joining a positive team environment dedicated to showcasing the Bathurst region and growing our regional tourism footprint.

The role requires being a part of Bathurst’s front line tourism team at the Bathurst Visitor Information Centre which includes ongoing weekend work. The position is also required to work with key industry and other stakeholder groups and will be involved in the promotion of the Bathurst region to visitors as a destination of choice including up selling and promotion of regional attractions, accommodation, events and experiences.

Key Requirements

  • Strong oral & written communication skills 
  • Knowledge of tourism experiences, services and facilities available in the Bathurst region
  • High level organisational and time management skills 
  • Demonstrated experience in delivering a high level of customer service 
  • High level computer skills including us of MS Office 
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, relationship building and networking skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work unsupervised 
  • Current Class C NSW Drivers' Licence  

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This position requires a pre employment health assessment which includes a functional, audio and drug & alcohol screen.

Position Status: Permanent Part Time 

Hours of work: 21 hours per week worked over 3 days, days of work are Saturdays & Sundays, with the third day alternating between Monday & Friday OR 14 hours per week worked over 2 days, days of work will alternate between Friday & Saturday and Sunday & Monday  

Salary: $556.68 to $584.88 per week + super (21 Hours)

            $371.12 to $389.92 per week + super (14 Hours) 

Application closing date: Sunday 26 July 2020, at 11.30pm

Contact Officer: Dan Cove, Ph: 02 6333 6569

Bathurst Regional Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

How to Apply

To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below. You will then be prompted to attach your resume and copies of any relevant qualifications (please note, attaching a resume is mandatory). You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job. 

Privacy Acknowledgment

We would like to inform you that the information contained in your application will be confidentially maintained in accordance with the principles of the Privacy Amendment (Private Sector) Act 2000 and the Privacy and Personal Information Protection Act 1998.


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About Bathurst Regional Council

Congratulations on taking the first step toward joining one of the Bathurst Region’s largest employers! Bathurst Regional Council employs over 400 staff in a diverse range of careers and provides a large range of services to our community. Working for Council is a stimulating and rewarding career option, providing the opportunity to be part of a team contributing to shaping the success and future of our Region.

Bathurst really is the best of both worlds – a beautiful country lifestyle just two and a half hours from Sydney. Bathurst is Australia’s oldest inland settlement located just over 200 kilometres west of Sydney on the Macquarie River. The region is conveniently located with effective transport links to Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Canberra and there is no shortage of things to see and do if you want to explore or take a lazy Sunday drive.