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Municipal Inspector

Nestled just 25 minutes from Tasmania’s vibrant capital Hobart, New Norfolk is a great base for the successful candidate to either work or live in the community. The Derwent Valley is a stunning diverse location from a bustling town centre 30 minutes from Hobart through to spectacular world heritage wilderness areas.


  • We are seeking an experienced Municipal Inspector who has:
  • demonstrated knowledge and experience in interpreting and applying legislation ideally in local government;
  • high level communication skills and the ability to liaise with the public and stakeholders;
  • high level of conflict resolution, prioritising and problem solving skills to recommend and implement enforcement actions;
  • demonstrated experience handling large animals and dogs with an understanding of dog breeds and behaviour;
  • good computer skills; and
  • is a team player. 

You will have:

  • A current driver’s licence
  • Ideally, a working knowledge and application of relevant legislation

The Benefits

  • Develop your Local Government experience
  • Opportunity to work a nine day fortnight
  • Generous employment conditions including 13.5% employer superannuation.

The successful applicant will be required to undertake pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, National Police Check and pre-employment medical and must have Australian Citizenship or a working employment Visa.

Derwent Valley Council is a proactive and equal opportunity employer. We offer a wide variety of options for people from all backgrounds and we encourage diversity.

See the Position Description and Employment Information Pack below.

For any further information please contact Robyn Michael on 03 6261 8559 or e-mail recruitment@dvc.tas.gov.au

How to apply

Applications must include a resume and cover letter addressing the above Criteria.

Applications close midnight Sunday June 30th


Municipal Inspector Position Description

Employment Information Pack


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Derwent Valley Council
The Derwent Valley Municipal area is characterised by its ever growing rural townships, green hills and river valley environment. Major features of the Derwent Valley municipality include its land and fresh water resources.
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