Employment Opportunities

There are currently no vacancies at The Western Weekender. If you’d like us to keep your resume on file for a sales, editorial, production or administration position, send an email to info@westernweekender.com.au

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23rd of March 2018 08:28 PM

Our client is a successful privately owned medial centres group which has close to twenty sites across Sydney metropolitan.
The group has grown rapidly over the last few years and will continue with this trend to the future.

A high volume transactions environment with large processing data on a daily basis.

The head office is located at Bankstown.

We are looking for astute, hands on, diligent with an eye for details Assistant Accountant to assist the Finance Manager to carry out all reconciliations tasks

Self-motivated & hard working and excellent interpersonal skills.
Minimum of two years experience as bookkeeper or assistant accountant with strong reconciliation preferably in a high volume environment.

Salary offered in the region of $ 50,000 - $ 55,000 per annum (plus super) - depending on experience and team fit potential.
The position is required for a period of 6 months with a view to permanency.

Please send your details to:

email : phuy.nguyen@gmail.com
23rd of March 2018 05:33 PM
Production Supervisor - Blacktown

Trading since 1966 Sell & Parker Metal Recycling Services is an Australian owned and operated private company. We are buyers and sellers of all grades and all quantities of Ferrous and Non-Ferrous metals, we process the scrap ourselves and sell direct to end users making us completely independent of other scrap merchants.

For further information visit http://www.sellparker.com.au/
This position is responsible for the day-to-day management of Sell and Parkers Blacktown yard Non Ferrous operations, ensuring the provision of excellent customer service and that all Non Ferrous work is running to agreed timeframes ultimately improving the profitability of the yard.

Ensuring Sell and Parkers processes are followed under the general supervision of the Non Ferrous Manager; Provide direction and guidance to the Non Ferrous team; Provide assistance in the recruitment, training, development and supervision of Non Ferrous personnel to meet company standards; Perform work assigned by the Non Ferrous Manager to ensure successful operation of the Non Ferrous operations in the yard; Contribute to the ongoing implementation and maintenance of the Sell and Parkers Safety Management System.

Proven experience in a leadership position contributing to the running of a safe and productive operation for a minimum of two years;
Tertiary qualifications and/ or training in Metallurgy, Commerce, Business or Management, desirable but not essential;
Tertiary qualifications and/ or training in WHS, desirable but not essential;
Proven experience in Metal, Manufacturing, Mining Industry, Warehouse or Logistics background;
Proven understanding of WHS legislation and compliance;
Advanced communication and interpersonal skills;
High level organisation skills;
Clear problem solver;
Availability to work a rotating Saturday roster;
Ability to attain and retain fitness for work (including clear Drug and Alcohol Screens);
Currently have the right to work in Australia;
Pass a Police Check.

If you feel you meet the requirements, have the right attributes and you are a highly motivated individual, please send through your CV and covering letter (attention HR Manager) to jobs@sellparker.com.au, via post at PO Box 755 Matraville NSW 2036.

Sell and Parker is an Equal Opportunity employer; we pride ourselves on having great working conditions and placing safety at our number one priority.
22nd of March 2018 07:50 PM
Help desk Technician - Hills District
ASAP Start
Full-Time Position
Well established organisation

Our client is looking for an experienced Helpdesk Technician to join their team in Sydney. As an established managed service provider located in Sydney they have built a solid company infrastructure and are looking to complete their team. This position is ideal for an experienced individual with a passion for client facing roles which includes a diverse range of clients over a variety of different industries.

All applicants must have the following:
Minimum 3 years' demonstrated experience in a similar role
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Understands key technology the client uses and how it's used to improve productivity
ITIL Certified
Microsoft certified
Solid troubleshooting ability with Windows/ IOS operating systems
Be a results driven individual
Passionate about technology

Some of your responsibilities will include:
Help Desk Support
Provide solutions strategies and designs to proposals, business cases and client requests and any associated quotations
Provide systems documentation, process documentation, daily system health checks and dealing with 3rd party vendors
Windows Server / Small Business Server 2008, 2011, 2012R2, 2016 + systems administration and support.
Adherence to all Company Policies and Procedures
* Operate autonomously to work through and close L1 and L2 level service desk requests
Working as part of a small team of engineers working together supporting a common customer base

For any more information regarding this position please call Rosie on 02 9200 4451 or email rosie.jeffrey@clicks.com.au quoting ref: RJ200124.

Timing is important. Sending your CV in Word format will guarantee we can prepare your details to the highest professional standard in the shortest possible time for representation to our client.
22nd of March 2018 06:31 PM
Estimator / Project Manager

Cunneen Signs are growing and are in need of an experienced person in our friendly and professional project management / estimating department.

The right person will possess the following attributes:
At least 5 years Sign Industry Experience in estimating and / or project management, preferably supported with previous hands on sign shop or installation experience.

Cunneen Signs currently employ around 40 people and work within an excellent team environment, you will be expected to fit into the busy sales team and contribute to reaching our monthly targets.

You will need to work with clients and assist them with their signage needs then follow up by estimating the value of the work and responding with a competitive proposal. On successfully winning the work you will then be expected to write up the job sheet / works order and help manage the project through to completion.

Contact us if you have the right attitude, drive and enthusiasm to work in with our professional sales team… we will teach you what's missing.

Please send your resume to reception@cunneen.com.au
You will be only be contacted if you are successful in attaining an interview.
22nd of March 2018 05:30 PM
Human Resources Officer - Bankstown

•$90,000 + Super
•12 Month Maternity Leave Contract

The Company
Our client, a boutique and growing establishment in the hospitality industry located in the heart of Bankstown with a strong focus on people and culture as well as excellent customer service are seeking an experience Human Resources Officer with a passion for people and performance to join their team.

The Role
Playing an active role in the leadership team
Mentoring and coaching of staff and managers within the human resources function
Effectively resourcing quality staff and succession planning
Development and Recruitment
Supporting a culture of development, recognition and performance through coaching, feedback and proactive performance management
Orientation and on boarding
Customer Service training, development of leaders and updating skills sets within the business.
Maintaining the confidence of employees and reputation in the community.
Legislative compliance and consistency in WHS and injury management.
Providing clarity of role expectations to all staff

The Person
A business related degree OR relevant experience
Significant experience in people management, coaching and Human Resources
Knowledge of how to manage a diverse and multi-department organisation.
A sense of fun and creating an enjoyable workplace.
Ware and supportive nature
Must have a strong passion for people and culture.

To apply please send your resume to stacey@southwestrecruitment.com.au
21st of March 2018 08:10 PM
Production Manager - Cunneen Signs

Cunneen Signs are on the hunt for a replacement Production Manager with proven experience in the signage industry. After 35 years of outstanding service our current Production Manager is looking to unwind from the responsibilities of managing our production team and assist with the transition to the successful candidate whilst working towards retirement.

The Company
Cunneen Signs is a highly regarded, well established (40 + years) family owned and operated sign manufacturing company. We produce a wide range of high quality signage ranging from printed vinyl graphics and router cut lettering, to freestanding pylon signs and high level, illuminated roof top signage. Our dedicated and highly experienced team operate a range of equipment in our production facility in Western Sydney producing items that are delivered and installed throughout Australia and even internationally.

The Role
The Production Manager is a pivotal role in our organisation, being responsible for the day to day operation of the factory and ensuring quality products are being delivered and installed on time and within budget. The role demands someone who is passionate about what we do and is able to build strong working relationships with our staff, suppliers and customers. To be considered you must be self-motivated, able to work under pressure, be well organised / systematic, able to lead an experienced team and have a 'do whatever we must do for a satisfied customer' attitude. We have been fortunate to have someone perform the role for many years – however it is now time to take the opportunity to look over our operation with fresh eyes and build on our current processes as we continue on a period of controlled growth.

Should this position be of interest to you, please forward your resume to reception@cunneen.com.au or contact Nick March on 02) 9637 9400
21st of March 2018 07:16 PM
Plumbing Apprentices - Blacktown

We are well established property developer and builder specialising in delivering quality town houses and apartments in Sydney's Western Suburbs. We have a significant number of projects and are seeking Plumbing Apprentices to join our Plumbing team.

We are looking for a competent and reliable 3rd or 4th year plumber for long term work. Work is located in western Sydney.

Experience in the cottage/town house industry is highly regarded, you must be prepared to work hard and have a can do attitude.

Must have experience in:
- Internal / external drainage
- Rough-Ins
- Finish-Offs
- Down pipes
- Rain water tanks
- Storm water

To be successful in this role, you will have a can do attitude.

If you think that you fit into above position, please forward your resume to applications@bathla.com.au.
21st of March 2018 05:40 PM
Community Manager/Reception Manager - Hills District

Here at Regus we have an exciting new opportunity for a Community Manager in our vibrant business centres, offering high growth potential and career development within 3,000 locations worldwide. At Regus we are determined in being successful and explore every opportunity by going above and beyond for our customers and clients. The Community Managers are the heartbeat of every one of our business centres. They take ownership of our customers experience and all operational functions of the centres. As a community Manager you are leading or Centre to success.

Key Accountabilities:
· Ensure customers satisfaction within your business centre, by overseeing and managing the centre team and providing great customer service.
· Meet and greet customers, clients and visitors ensuring a strong professional relationships and service is maintained whilst retaining those relationships with existing customers.
· Monitor and maintain the presentation ensuring the centre is always up to company standards.
· Contribute To the overall revenue of the centre by identifying sales opportunities to help customers run their business. Actively promote our service, providing added – value solutions to customers. Handle successful renewals and expansions and generate new sales by showcasing the centre to potential customers.
· Provide timely solutions to customer queries; resolve any arising issues to guarantee customer satisfaction.
· Run pre-billing checks and handle debt collections.

Working experience, Skills & Competencies;
· 2 Year's experience within sales and/or customer service, ideally in multinational organization.
· Show experience of leadership or managing a team.
· Relationship management must be customer orientated and able to build and maintain strong relationships with stakeholders.
· Problem Solving Skills. Actively handle any given problems, proposing an effective and suitable solution whilst maintaining outstanding customer service.
· Team work. Able to contribute in a team environment towards common goals be results driven and meet or exceed expectations.
· Bachelor degree in Business administration or other preferred but not essential.
· Community Managers must be passionate, friendly, flexible and PC literate but also egger to learn new skills.

As well as the beautiful vibrate offices, and friendly welcoming staff, we have an array of benefits here at Regus from Refreshments to bonus structures and also a day off on your Birthday. We offer countless challenges and opportunities for energetic, switched-on and ambitious people to build rewarding and successful careers. The way we work means you're never bored and there are always opportunities to put your ideas into action. Join us at this exciting stage in our growth and you'll help us to develop the future of work.

20th of March 2018 08:30 PM
Estimator / Project Manager - Holroyd
Cunneen Signs

Cunneen Signs are growing and are in need of an experienced person in our friendly and professional project management / estimating department.

The right person will possess the following attributes:
At least 5 years Sign Industry Experience in estimating and / or project management, preferably supported with previous hands on sign shop or installation experience.

Cunneen Signs currently employ around 40 people and work within an excellent team environment, you will be expected to fit into the busy sales team and contribute to reaching our monthly targets.

You will need to work with clients and assist them with their signage needs then follow up by estimating the value of the work and responding with a competitive proposal. On successfully winning the work you will then be expected to write up the job sheet / works order and help manage the project through to completion.

Contact us if you have the right attitude, drive and enthusiasm to work in with our professional sales team… we will teach you what's missing.

Please send your resume to reception@cunneen.com.au

You will be only be contacted if you are successful in attaining an interview.
#jobs #employment
20th of March 2018 07:27 PM
Mechanic / Technician - Penrith

This position will carry out a combination of new car pre-deliveries, fitting accessories, used car inspections, reconditioning and overflow service work from the retail department.

Must haves:

- Be a licenced mechanic and have a valid driver's licence
- Customer service skills and well presented
- Pink slip qualified an advantage
- Be an Australian resident
- Previous New Car servicing department experience an advantage
- Be a team player

Email your resume to sam@carwise.com.au
#jobs #penrith #employment
20th of March 2018 04:25 PM
Shop Assistant - Penrith
York Takeaway Centre

Part-time work available. Four hours per day, 5 days per week. 10am-2pm. Must be experienced.

Call 0406 230 595 for details.
#jobs #penrith #employment
19th of March 2018 08:00 PM
Electroplater (Experienced/Qualified Plater) - Silverwater
Swift Electroplaters

Swift Electroplaters is an Australian owned company with a proud History dating back to 1951.

We have a vacancy for an experienced Electroplater who can demonstrate the ability to produce high quality work & fit into a team environment.

Hours of work:
Monday – Thursday – 6:50am – 3:20pm
Friday – 6:20am – 12:30pm

Regular overtime is available.

Remuneration is negotiable & dependent upon experience.

This position provides the right person with the opportunity to join a well established company with a friendly environment.

Please direct all enquiries to George on 9648 3144 or email George@swiftelectroplaters.com.au
#employment #jobs #positionsvacant
19th of March 2018 06:46 PM
Guest Services Agent - Blacktown
Atura Blacktown

The multi-award winning Atura Blacktown is now in search of its next "big name" to develop, train and mentor. We are currently seeking a vibrant, social and fun loving individual with flair to join our Front Office team in the capacity of casual Guest Services Agent

At Atura, we continuously strive to deliver an exceptional experience to our guests' that is delivered through attentive, genuine and passionate service.

A Guest Services Agent is the go to person, someone who is highly motivated with a welcoming spirit and is a key part of the daily hotel operations by being responsible for ensuring that all guests are delivered exceptional service through all facets of the operation, and creatively solving any problems that may arise throughout a guests stay.

So do you have the Atura flair? Let's do some comparisons to see if you possess the skills we need;

- Your smile is your asset and you present impeccably
- You love to provide unique customer service and interact with guests at every opportunity
- The ability to communicate effectively both written and verbally in addition to excellent telephone manner and an eye for detail
- Hotels are your game, with previous experience in 4/5 star properties
- You're a strong valued team player who can also be independent
- Positivity and a 'Yes I can" approach is your method
- You thrive on being measured by your persistency and consistency
- Results driven and innovative
- Able to multitask and remain calm during peak service periods
- Display a high level of professionalism whilst on duty
- Flexibility to work a 7 day rotating roster including afternoon/evenings, weekends and public holidays
- Experience in Opera, Fidelio and Micros would be advantageous however not essential if you have the right personality and pizzazz!

Atura Blacktown is not just about inspiring, but mentoring you to become your best, after all, this satisfaction is translated onto our guest's experience here at the hotel.

Do you think you have what it takes? Email Michael_Bullen@evt.com.
#blacktown #jobs #employment
18th of March 2018 07:45 PM

Hi-Quality Group, a privately Australian owned family company, has an excellent opportunity for an experienced and motivated Receptionist / Administration assistant at our head office based in Kemps Creek. Being part of the team, you will work closely with the sales group and other managers.

Our company specialises in quarry operations, resource recycling, landfills and transport and logistics with operations across NSW and in Victoria. Some experience in this industry would be advantageous.

This is a full time position; hours will be 8:30am to 5:00pm Monday to Friday.

Your responsibilities include:

- Answering and re-directing incoming calls and emails
- Meeting and greeting customers and visitors
- Liaising with clients, suppliers and staff
- Generating invoices
- Processing Invoices and Purchase Orders
- Data entry and cross-checking of information
- Reconciling data in spreadsheets
- Scanning and filing
- General administrative tasks as required
- Mail collection and distribution
- Banking
- Ordering and replenishing office supplies and amenities
- Providing support to managers

To be successful in this role you will have:

- A professional and corporate presentation
- Strong interpersonal skills with an excellent phone manner
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills
- Sound computer skills in Microsoft Office primarily Word, -
- Excel and Outlook
- A friendly and outgoing with a willingness to learn
- The ability to work well as part of a team
- Strong organisational skills, ability to prioritise and multi-task
- A proactive nature to seek opportunities to assist others
- The ability to work autonomously and with minimal supervision
- Relevant office administration qualifications would be highly regarded

This is a fabulous opportunity to build your career in a friendly, supportive team environment.

How to apply:

If you feel your skills and experience are suitable for this position, we would like to hear from you. Please apply now in strict confidence by submitting your CV together with a cover letter to hr@hiquality.com.au. You will be required to meet the company's employment criteria which will include but not be limited to a full medical with a drug and alcohol test. Please note only those being shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
18th of March 2018 05:44 PM
Bus Driver- Penrith (3 positions)

Casual ongoing bus driving positions available to suit mature age job seekers in a well respected charter hire company.

Must have a minimum of MR licence, Bus Driver Authority (or willing to obtain), driving for a local charter company transporting school children to sporting events etc. Will be required to undergo a working with children check.

You must have excellent communication skills (both written and verbal) and be well presented according to the company dress code. You will need to be available for a minimum of 3 days per week. This position would suit mature age applicants or semi-retired. During school holiday periods there may be periods of less work available.

Please email your resume to joanne.corcoran@aue.salvationarmy.org

Please note that applications will not be accepted unless accompanied by a short covering letter and your resume.
17th of March 2018 04:00 PM
Chef - Allrounder
Penrith - The Village

The Village is a modern Australian cafe located in Penrith.
We are seeking an experienced chef to assist the head chef in all kitchen operations. This is a hands on role that will see you getting your hands dirty in our busy peak services.

Qualities we are looking for:
- Minimum 3 years in a similar position is essential.
- Demonstrated management and team leadership skills.
- Food safety Supervisor Certificate bonus
- Demonstrated understanding of the Food Safety Program and Legislative requirements (WH&S, Fire/Evacuation, Infection Control)
- Excellent interpersonal and time management skills
- Pride in the quality of the food and meals that is produced in the kitchen
- A highly motivated, driven and energetic personality with the ability to build relationships and respect easily.
- Sound communication skills; both written and verbal
got questions, please dont hesitate to ask.

The Village is a modern Australian café located in Penrith. 63797
16th of March 2018 08:15 PM
Receptionist/Kennel Hand
Hills District

Kennel tasks Include:
- Feeding
- Cleaning
- Bathing
- Exercising
- Checking animals thoroughly
- Reception tasks include
- Greeting clients
- Answering the phones
- Taking bookings and payments

General admin duties:
The successful applicant will have the following:
- Must be an animal lover
- Must have experience with cats and dogs, preferably from a previous job in the same field.
- Flexible with hours
- Must be reliable and punctual
- Must have exceptional customer service skills
- Must be available over peak season and public holidays
- Must have an eye for detail
- Must show initiative
- Must have driver's license
- Have experience in maintaining a property
- Ordering products

Have MYOB experience (data entry and payroll)

Please send a cover letter and resume's to maxumoperations@gmail.com.
16th of March 2018 05:22 PM
Real Estate Professionals - Hills District

Do you love the cut and thrust of sales and negotiation?
Do you have a capacity to earn MASSIVE MONEY as well as have personal and professional growth within the real estate market? Then this role is ideal for you.

ResponseRE has a prime position within Kellyville. We require a self-motivated, loyal, energetic and passionate individual who has a real estate obsession and is wanting to build a long term client base and business in Real Estate.

This is a unique opportunity to develop your skills & capacities and to be a part of a winning culture of motivated and focused individuals. Many of our high achievers now own their own Real Estate Businesses.

Real estate or high end sales track record
Current drivers licence
Real estate certificate of registration or licence
Being a "Hills district" resident is preferable
Willing to work weekends
A team player & lead by example
Extreme energy & persistence

What we are offering?
A full time dynamic sales position
Above award wages & generous commission/bonus structure
Full in house training program renowned as the best in the industry
Modern professional office in the most predominant location within Kellyville
Leading edge technology & support
Innovative marketing

The opportunity to be a leader within our company (our partners & management team have all been developed within our group)
A positive supportive culture that promotes teamwork & a sense of belonging.

Call Cassandra today for a confidential chat or send your CV to kvadmin1@responsere.com. You will be glad you did.
15th of March 2018 08:12 PM
Senior Communications Advisor - Parramatta

- ASAP Start
- Contract until Sep 2018
- Attractive Hourly Rate
- Based in Sydney's next CBD!
- $50 - $60ph + super
- Contract/Temp

Senior Communications Advisor required for busy NSW State Government Department, based in Parramatta.

Your new company
An exciting opportunity has recently become available for an experienced Senior Communications Advisor for a busy NSW Government Department based in Parramatta. This is a contract position until September 2018.

Your new role
The primary purpose of this position is to manage the development, delivery and implementation of effective communication strategies. You will manage the development, delivery and implementation of ongoing targeted engagement and communications services through print and digital platforms, including websites, social media, publications and more. You will manage and oversee a range of projects to develop, deliver and evaluate targeted education, marketing and communications strategies and campaigns and provide advice and guidance on communications to optimise business outcomes.

What you'll need to succeed
Your previous experience in a similar role will lead to your success, as will:
Demonstrated experience as a Senior Communications Officer with experience in NSW Government..
Advertising campaign experience
Excellent communication and negotiation skills, including stakeholder management and collaboration.
Project Management Skills.

What you need to do now
If you are passionate about this role, click ‘apply now’ or for more information and a confidential discussion or to find out more about other opportunities within Marketing, contact Rachael Lees on 02 9689 3099 or email rachael.lees@hays.com.au.

At Hays, we value diversity and are passionate about placing people in a role where they can flourish and succeed. We actively encourage people from diverse backgrounds to apply.

15th of March 2018 06:45 PM
Café All-Rounder - Part-time

Looking for your next exciting hospitality role? Want to work for a great employer with a great team? We want you!

We are seeking an energetic café all-rounder to join the team at our vibrant Ugly Mug Coffee House located in Richmond.

Main Duties
- Outstanding customer service to all customers
- Food & beverage preparation and service in a timely/efficient manner
- General cleaning duties as needed
- Cash handling tasks including taking payments, balancing till, banking etc.

Required Skills/Experience
- Barista skills and experience a MUST
- 2 years’ experience within an established fast paced café/restaurant
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ability to think on your feet and solve problems with a smile

Must be available on weekdays and weekends to work a flexible roster of approx. 30 hours per week. Must have work rights in Australia

If this sounds like you, APPLY NOW to info@uglymug.com.au