Careers At Council

All positions vacant within Katherine Town Council are advertised in the Katherine Times.

For your convenience, current vacancies are also listed below.

Information on how to apply for Council positions is available in the Application Information.

For further information on any position, please contact Council on (08) 8972 5500.

Positions Vacant 

Applications are invited for the following positions:

Visitor Centre Officer X 3

Visitor Information Centre Officer (76 Hour – 6 Month Limited Tenure)
Level 2: $48,258.76 - $61,398.61 per annum + District Allowance & Superannuation

Visitor Information Centre Officer (60 Hour – 6 Month Limited Tenure)
Level 2: $48,258.76 - $61,398.61 per annum + District Allowance & Superannuation

Visitor Information Centre Officer (Casual)
Level 2: $24.54 per hour+ District Allowance & Superannuation

Responsible for the provision of friendly, efficient and accurate customer service to visitors in relation to attractions, accommodation and touring options available within Katherine and its regions.

This position is responsible for:

  • Provide high-quality customer service to Visitor Information Centre patrons to maximise the upselling of tourism products;
  • Provide effective and productive communications to  visitors, operators and other stakeholders via various forms (i.e. telephone, email, face to face contact
  • Monitor and maintain display stock;
  • Actively support the Visitor Information Centre day to day operations including family participation, shift and weekend work;
  • Receive and balance financial transactions as required and in accordance with Council procedures;
  • Assist in the implementation of the Katherine Town Council’s Local Counter Disaster Sub-Plan in the event of a disaster;
  • Other responsibilities as shall be reasonably associated with or incidental to the above responsibilities or as shall, in the course of the employment, be agreed between the parties as being or forming part of the duties.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to relate to a wide variety of client groups.
  • Average keyboard skills.
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills.
  • Ability to work cooperatively as a team as well as unsupervised.
  • Basic knowledge of the principles of customer service.


  • A current Northern Territory driver’s C class licence


  • Relevant Certificate qualification.
  • Knowledge of tourism and/or service industry in a similar local government or commercial environment.

Applications are invited for the following position at the Katherine Town Council Civic Centre. 

A position description can be downloaded here.

Applications should include:

  • A cover letter
  • A written response to the key responsibilities as outlined in the position description
  • Current Resume/CV

Applications should be made in writing, marked Confidential and submitted in person at the Civic Centre or via email to



SUNDAY 24 March 2019