The Douglas Shire Council provides the opportunity to be part of an organisation with an energetic and collaborative approach and a commitment to meeting the expectations of customers and the communities of Douglas.

Our organisation offers excellent working conditions and a range of generous employee benefits including flexible working arrangements and supports and encourages our employees with training and professional development opportunities.

Council has a recruitment and selection process based on the merit principle and equal employment opportunity so applicants are encouraged to submit an application for any specifically advertised position, which can be found in the print media and below on Council’s website.

Applicants must ensure that they review the Information Kit relevant to the position or positions to be applied for.

Enquiries should be directed to the Human Resources Department by emailing or by phoning (07) 4099 9444.

Douglas Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer, promoting workplace diversity and a safety culture with a smoke-free environment.

Current Vacancies

Current Vacancies
March 15, 2023

Expressions of Interest – Indoor Casual Eligibility List

Are you interested in working for Douglas Shire Council but don’t see a suitable advertised position vacant in your desired field? Council occasionally has casual employment available in a number…
Current Vacancies
April 10, 2024

Expressions of Interest – Pool Lifeguard Attendant (Casual)

Are you interested in working for Douglas Shire Council as a Pool Lifeguard Attendant at Mossman Pool? If you are interested in submitting an expression of interest for this position,…
Current Vacancies
May 20, 2024

Positions In Paradise

Positions via agency   Where the rainforest meets the reef, the Douglas Shire is celebrated for its World Heritage wonders and immersive natural experiences.  Not only is it on the…
Current Vacancies
June 14, 2024

Assistant Team Leader (Tourist Park & Aquatics)

Douglas Shire Council is seeking an Assistant Team Leader (Tourist Park & Aquatics) based at our Mossman Pool and Caravan Park. Our organisation offers excellent working conditions and a range…
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June 14, 2024

Labourer Construction – Civil Assets

Council is seeking a Labourer to join our Civil Construction Team to deliver effective and efficient construction services. Primary Objectives:  To undertake a wide variety of construction activities ensuring maximum…