How to apply

To apply for one of our current positions, please ensure you have read the position description attached to the vacancy listing which clearly outlines the key accountabilities and mandatory key selection for the role. 

Then please send a cover letter addressing the selection criteria separately and a current resume to:  


Attn: Human Resources

Murray River Council

PO Box 906, MOAMA  NSW  2731

Need some tips for your application? Read on below!

Tips for your application

Your success in obtaining an interview is based on how well your experience, qualifications, skills and knowledge meet the specific requirements of the advertised position.

Your application needs to contain the following:

Cover letter

 Your cover letter should highlight your qualifications, skills and experience as to why you believe you are the best applicant for the position.


 Your resume should outline your education/qualifications, employment history and interests. As your application will be one of many read by the selection committee, it needs to be clear, concise and highlight your capabilities and experience.

Addressing the Key Selection Criteria

A critical part of your application will be your responses outlining how you meet the identified selection criteria. These will usually be 5 – 8 key elements of the role which are clearly aligned to the content of the Position Description. It is important that you give a clear explanation of how your relevant qualifications, skills and experience satisfy these.


You should nominate two referees who can be contacted to comment on your employment and work performance. The referees must be current and at least one needs to be a current or recent direct supervisor. No referees will be contacted prior to an interview.

File formats

It is recommended that your cover letter and resume is compatible with Microsoft Word or is in PDF format.

Find out more 

Applicants wanting further information on the position are strongly encouraged to contact the Manager or Director overseeing the position. The contact information is found on the position listing.