Vacancy Details

Compliance Administration Officer 

  • Full-time – Permanent role 
  • Salary starting at $71,554 plus superannuation 
  • Great work-life balance | Flexible working options available 


Are you looking for an organisation that supports staff through career development and flexible work options? 

Do you want to escape the city life and experience the regional lifestyle?  

Wodonga Council supports its staff in accessing genuine flexible work and leave options including working from home, flexible start and finish times, paid parental leave arrangements and purchasing additional leave.   

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Wodonga Council is dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values-driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams which benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

The Compliance Administration Officer is responsible for providing administrative support to the Civic Services team, in the areas of animal control, school crossings, local laws, disabled labels, parking and general administrative support. 

Key aspects of the role include the following. 

  • Update and maintain the PATHWAY Animal control system, including data entry, record keeping, and processing reminders, animal business registrations, and annual renewal notifications. 
  • Collaborate with the officer in charge of the PATHWAY Person database to ensure that all animal modules are properly linked. 
  • Roster and staffing: Work with your team to create and maintain a schedule that ensures that all school crossings have enough staff. If needed, contact staff from a casual pool to arrange coverage. 
  • Maintain permit databases and issue permits in relation to Local Laws. 
  • Issue penalty reminder notices for other municipalities under an M.O.U. agreement,  as well as follow up notices to go to Infringements Court 
  • Process and respond to relevant incoming correspondence in a timely and efficient manner. 


Key Selection Criteria:  

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us the following. 

  1. A qualification and/or demonstrated experience in business administration.  
  2. Proficiency in IT systems including Microsoft Office and the ability to learn new systems quickly.  
  3. Experience in the use the ‘Pathway’ system desirable.  
  4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and the ability to build relationships with a variety of internal and external key stakeholders. 
  5. Excellent customer service and work output.  
  6. The ability to maintain privacy and confidentiality. 
  7. The ability to understand and interpret legislation when required. 


How to Apply 

Visit our website 

Use the “apply” button to commence your application. 

Applicants will be required to upload three documents.  

  1. A document addressing the key selection criteria as outlined above (support on how to address this criteria can be found here
  2. A brief cover letter 
  3. A current resume 

Prior to commencement, the successful applicant will be required to provide the following. 

  • A copy of a recent National Police Check (less than 3 months) 
  • A current driver’s licence 
  • Any other mandatory requirements outlined in the position description (eg. first aid, CPR, WWCC, forklift). 
  • The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by the council) might  also be required. 

If applicable, evidence regarding right to work in Australia will need to be presented. 



Team Leader Compliance - Craig McClanahan – (02) 6022 9260 | 


Applications close 11.59pm, Tuesday November 21, 2023. 

Position description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including: 

  • Employee health and wellbeing programs; 
  • Flexible work arrangements; 
  • Learning and development; and, 
  • Career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and, people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you to submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

We welcome applications from veterans and defence families. If you are a veteran and would like to discuss how your skills may transfer across, please contact us at