Revenue Officer

Job No: CCC760
Location: Cessnock, NSW, 2325

About the opportunity

Are you seeking a new exciting career development opportunity that combines your highly developed communication and customer service skills along with your Business Administration Background or your Finance Experience?

We are seeking a highly motivated Finance or Business Administration superstar with a willingness to learn and achieve as one of our Revenue Officers. This unique position is responsible for efficiently maintaining Council’s rating and property database, resulting in excellent data integrity and maximisation of Council’s income from rates and charges. Utilising your high level communication skills you will also provide advice and business support to the Finance and Administration Business Unit of Council, ensuring efficient and effective operations of revenue functions.

Local Government experience is desirable but not essential, however a willingness to learn and achieve as one of our Revenue Officers is crucial. 

To find out more about your next career opportunity: Position Description


$63,556 - $73,591 per annum plus 11% superannuation.


  • Full time position - 35 hours per week
  • Monthly roster day off
  • 11.5% superannuation 
  • Generous leave entitlements including Long Service Leave after 5 years
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities including access to Council's Study Assistance program
  • Generous corporate fitness program for you and your immediate family members 
  • Free parking on-site
  • Beautiful location in the picturesque Hunter Valley! 

Applications Close: Thursday 1 June 2023 at 11.30pm

Who to Contact: 

Deslie Roberts, Revenue Team Leader on (02) 4993 4150

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below and provide detailed responses to the questions which relate to the criteria within the position description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. Your candidate suitability is determined by your responses to the selection criteria questions, for more information on how to address the selection criteria please visit our How to apply page.

Pre-Employment Screening:

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing) and other pre-employment checks, such as references, employment history checks, working with children checks or a criminal record check.

About Us:

At Cessnock City Council our success is built by our people and core values. We offer you a direct connection to the community, providing opportunities to both inspire growth and sustainability in our diverse region. We're committed to building a passionate and inclusive workforce. 

We are committed to the value of respect, and we strive to have an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

We partner with the Veterans Employment Program and the NSW Government to implement recruitment practices dedicated to supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government. Our aim is to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

There are options available to request adjustments. If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

Guided by staff values of integrity, respect, teamwork, accountability and excellence, Cessnock City Council is indeed an attractive, thriving Council and employer of choice.


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