Employment & Business Opportunities

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Flinders Council is seeking to appoint a Works Officer to join our Infrastructure team.

The ideal candidate should possess a strong work ethic, and be dependable and motivated. Preferably, they should also have experience in gardening and maintenance, or an eagerness to learn these skills. The Works Officer's duties will include the upkeep of the council's parks, gardens, open spaces, and recreational areas, ensuring that they are maintained to a high standard. 

The position is offered as ongoing full-time, and the salary will be dependent upon qualifications and experience.


Applications must be received by close of business on Friday the 26th May 2023 and include a current resume along with a written application that addresses each of the 'Knowledge, Skills & Experience' criteria.

Applications are to be marked “Confidential” – Works Officer-Town Maintenance, and should be forwarded to the Corporate Services Coordinator, Flinders Council, PO Box 40, WHITEMARK, TAS 7255 or email directly to hr@flinders.tas.gov.au

Warren Groves


Employment possibilities are plentiful on Flinders Island; you simply need to know where and how to find them!

Local businesses are constantly on the lookout for competent staff, qualified tradespeople are in particularly high demand. Try looking through the Furneaux Business Directory or getting in touch with Council, who may be able to assist you in connecting your abilities with local businesses that are in need.

Our island location, which is less than an hour's flight from Melbourne and thirty minutes flight from Launceston, is a great base for people looking to get away from the stresses of everyday city life, while still having the conveniences of a metropolitan town close at hand. Flinders Island is already home to writers, consultants, and professionals in a wide range of industries, many of whom work from home while taking advantage of the many lifestyle benefits that island living has to offer.

You might want to consider relocating to the Furneaux Islands if you are an entrepreneur; the community has long been known as a haven for innovators and those who believe in the power of “can do” thinking. The region is full of opportunities for people who are brave, creative, and willing to work hard. Sometimes all it takes is a leap of faith!

Make an appointment now to speak with one of our friendly Flinders Council Officers. 

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