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Richmond Valley jobs on offer

RICHMOND Valley Council has announced it will offer professional scholarships, full-time apprenticeships and traineeships, as well as school-based apprenticeships.

Council's General Manager, John Walker, said as a community leader and one of the region's biggest employers, Council wanted to help local young people get into work, and offering scholarships, apprenticeships and traineeships was an important part of Council's plans to do this.

Mr Walker said this latest initiative complemented Council's previous decision to reduce reliance on contractors by directly employing more local people and building up plant and equipment stock.

He said each year a specific intake number would be determined and forwarded to schools for promotion.

"Council is committed to providing ongoing job opportunities for young people to encourage them to stay in our local government area, and, equally important, to be active members of their communities," Mr Walker said.

"This can be achieved by Council through scholarships and other career opportunities for young people seeking professional careers in local government."

There were many different types of scholarships, apprenticeships and traineeships on offer, Mr Walker said, such as: business administration; civil construction; electro technology; engineering; fabrication; finance; horticulture; management; planning and development;  mechanical; stores; welding; and water operations.

All successful applicants would gain on-the-job training, as well as assistance to complete a nationally recognised qualification, he added

A careers evening will be held on August 28 in the Casino Community & Cultural Centre from 4pm.

Call the council's personnel officer, Sue Franey, on (02) 6660 0351 for more information.

Topics:  jobs richmond valley council



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