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Information Security Officer

Job No: BYR365
Location: Mullumbimby, NSW

Byron Shire offers pristine beaches, diverse lifestyles, a magnificent natural environment and subtropical climate. Byron Shire Council has a high performance collaborative culture and we value our employees.  We provide a rewarding and flexible working environment that celebrates our staff values of:

  • We lead with enthusiasm and purpose
  • We are open, honest and respectful
  • We foster wellbeing and creativity
  • We achieve our goals and succeed together


We are looking for: an experienced and motivated person to fill the position of Information Security Officer. If you are considering looking for an exciting opportunity with Council, then this may be the role for you. We have passion and enthusiasm and are looking for like-minded people to join us on this journey.

The successful candidate will meet all the criteria set out in the Position Description for this newly created role and importantly will ensure the safety and integrity of council’s digital information.

With the demonstrated ability to facilitate quality outcomes for staff and promote teamwork and participate within the immediate team and wider corporate environment.


We offer:

  • A 3 year fixed term, full time position (35 hours per week)
  • Salary and Conditions will be in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award with an appointment at a salary in the range of$1,598.69 to $1,852.33  per week (dependent upon skills and experience).

  • Other benefits include 9.5% superannuation, education and training support, flexible work hours and an attractive salary packaging scheme.


Location: This position is based in Mullumbimby, however Council can require you to work from other work sites as required for operational reasons.

Contact: Kris Greensill, Technology Coordinator - 02 6626 7232

Closing date: Monday, 6 July, 2020 at 9am (NSW time).  Late applications will not be permitted.


Click here for position description.


How to apply:

Please note: Once you start your online application you cannot save and return to it later.  You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.

You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then COPY and PASTE into the fields below.  For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Employment page on the Byron Shire Council website. 

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Collection of Personal Information

Byron Shire Council is collecting personal information from you as part of the recruitment and selection process. Council recognises the importance of privacy and is committed to ensuring the privacy of your personal information collected and/or received by us.

Council's recruitment applications are hosted by external service providers who also recognise the importance of privacy. By proceeding with your application, you acknowledge that your personal information will be hosted by these external service providers until such time as you elect not to have your information stored on these external hosted sites.

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