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Working at Derwent Valley Council you will be able to make a real difference to our municipality and to our community.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to providing a safe working environment for all our employees.

We offer a great range of benefits including:

  • Flexible working conditions (most positions provide for a rostered day off each fortnight)
  • Excellent leave entitlements (long service leave after 10 years)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • 13.5 % superannuation 

Applying for a position

Vacant positions are advertised on SEEK and listed on this page.  Enquiries about any vacant positions are to be directed to the specified contact officer.

If you’re keen to take the next step in your career, we recommend that you read the Employment Information Pack (under Related Links). This will help you to prepare your application for employment with us.

You can also read more information about council on this website.

Any personal information submitted is covered by our privacy policy.

Our Values

We operate under values which have been created collaboratively with Staff and Councillors, they are what is most important to us and are the common touchstones for those that represent Derwent Valley Council.

Quality Service

We work to serve our community, to make a difference in what we do every day.


We listen to and respect each other, we are supportive and work co-operatively and inclusively to achieve great results.  


We grow and succeed through learning. We foster an environment that values the individual contribution of our people by providing them with opportunities to develop and grow their skills and knowledge to reach their potential.


We strive to be valued and trusted by our community by being accountable and objective in our role as a local government


We demonstrate duty of care for ourselves, our team mates and our community in all that we do. We value the health and wellbeing of our staff and community.


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Derwent Valley Council
The Derwent Valley Municipal area is characterised by its ever growing rural townships, green hills and river valley environment. Major features of the Derwent Valley municipality include its land and fresh water resources.
Contact Council
Circle Street
PO Box 595
New Norfolk Tas 7140
Fax: 03 6261 8546
Opening Hours
Monday - Friday
8:15am to 5:00pm
(Closed on Public Holidays)