Careers

Applying for Positions Vacant

All applicants are required to submit a:

  • covering letter
  • current resume with two work related references
  • response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description

Addressing the essential and desirable selection criteria individually is highly recommended as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Short listed applicants will be contacted by telephone for an interview. Liverpool City Council is a non-smoking workplace and is committed to the principles and practices which underpin equal employment opportunity and cultural diversity.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

Please send all applications to jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or

The Recruitment Officer
Locked Bag 7064
Liverpool BC NSW 1871

For more information please click on the following highlighted links:

POSITIONS VACANT

Gardener / Caretaker  Ref: 2014/3892

1 x Permanent Part Time 21 hours, 3 days per week

Salary: $50,527.31 to $55,187.12 per annum (pro rata)
Contact: Koby Hollingworth, Administration Coordinator on (02) 9612 5246
Closing Date: Thursday, 4 December 2014

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is the cultural facility of Liverpool City Council and one of South West Sydney's premier arts facilities, offering a theatre, café, gallery spaces and a busy program of performances, exhibitions and events.  
We are looking for an enthusiastic and experienced person to join our team in the role of Gardener / Caretaker. This position is responsible for the maintenance of all external areas and gardens of Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre and provides general care taking duties for the property.
You will have a minimum of two years relevant experience, a flexible attitude to work hours and a demonstrated commitment to working as a part of a team.

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the essential and desirable selection criteria individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  Gardener / Caretaker

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

HR Systems Advisor  Ref: 2014/2101

1 x Temporary Full Time – 35 hours, 5 days per week (12 Month Contract)

Salary: negotiable depending on skills, experience and qualifications
Contact: Anna Rizos, Coordinator People and Workplace on 9821 9180
Closing Date: Sunday, 7 December 2014

An exciting career opportunity is available within Liverpool City Council for an experienced and energetic HR Systems Advisor. The successful applicant will be a key member of the People and Organisational Development Team delivering a mix of strategic people and operational activities (focusing on Councils HR systems) and HR's intranet page and related HR and benchmarking reporting.  

The People and Organisational Development Team deliver professional people and organisational services that support Councils strategic directions in a proactive and efficient manner to enable Council to attract, develop and retain suitably qualified employees. The People and Workplace Systems Advisor will also work in partnership with Council's business units in developing a healthy and positive organisational culture to achieve business objectives through people.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and minimum four years' experience in data base management application support
  •  Demonstrated experience in the administration, maintenance and development of computerised human resource management systems
  • Experience in using a flexible approach to problem solving, capacity to apply relevant best practice principles in service delivery and a proven ability to identify and develop solutions.
  • Experience in human resource policy development

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the essential and desirable selection criteria individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  HR Systems Advisor

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

Policy and Projects Officer  Ref: 2014/3891

1 x Permanent – 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: negotiable depending on skills, experience and qualifications
Contact: Kiersten Fishburn, Director Community and Culture on 0417 201 965
Closing Date: Thursday, 4 December 2014

The City of Liverpool is a rapidly growing residential area, with rural, industrial and commercial precincts. Liverpool is the regional city for South Western Sydney and the population will almost double in the coming decades with new urban development. These present both opportunities and challenges for the community and it is Council's Community and Culture Division that meet these through a mixture of direct service delivery and policy and planning.

As the Policy and Projects Officer reporting to the Director, you will be responsible for policy advice, research, and coordination of projects across the division. This could be everything from public art policy to childcare services and you will need a good general understanding of community and culture as well as excellent research and writing skills.  This is a great role for someone looking to further their career in local government as it gives insight and experience in a very broad range of areas.

You will possess tertiary qualifications in public policy or a related field combined with extensive practical experience. In this dynamic and challenging role, you will need a high level of analytical, organisational and time management skills to ensure that tasks are completed within time frames and across business units. You will also have demonstrated;

  • experience in business planning, reporting, and strategic policy development, analysis, implementation and review.
  • achievements in facilitating complex organisational improvement projects and change management.
  • experience in writing and editing complex documents such as strategic plans, Council reports, policies, submissions, guidelines and manuals using plain English principles. 
  • experience in research, statistical analysis and data interpretation.

Experience in the local government or equivalent context is desirable.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the essential and desirable selection criteria individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  Policy and Projects Officer

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

Front of House Supervisor   Ref: 2014/3846

1 x Permanent, Full Time 35 hours, 5 days per week across a 7 day bandwidth

Salary: $66,267.07 to $72,611.76 per annum
Contact: Nikita Karvounis, Assistant Director on (02) 9824 1121
Closing Date: Friday, 28 November 2014

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is looking for a dynamic, enthusiastic and hands-on front of house professional to join our team. An award-winning, multi-disciplinary arts centre, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre is located within the City of Liverpool in Western Sydney. Boasting six galleries, two performance spaces including a 326 seat theatre, the Centre is also a venue for hire. Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre caters for a broad range of events and activities throughout the year including theatre performances, launches, civic functions, dinners, festivals and community events, workshops and meetings.

The Front of House Supervisor is a key supervisory position within the organisation, ensuring a welcoming and efficient customer service experience for all visitors and patrons who visit the Centre.  The position is responsible for the timely, professional and safe delivery of front of house services relating to reception and box office, café and bar operations, while assisting with the delivery of events and activities within the Centre.

In this role you will demonstrate your extensive experience and/ or qualifications in a customer related industry. As an experienced supervisor you will use your project management and exemplary organisational skill to lead a diverse and dynamic team. Always focussing on a quality customer and client experience, you will have a mature approach to conflict resolution and demonstrate your developed negotiation and interpersonal skills. Your experience in events and/or venue management is desirable as is your familiarity with ticketing systems.

Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the essential and desirable selection criteria individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  Front of House Supervisor

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

Records & Information Officer Ref:2014/3842

1x Permanent Part Time, 2 days (14 hours) per week

Salary: $21,925.18 to $23,955.93 per annum
Contact: John Styles, Records & Archives & Coordinator on 9821 8828
Closing Date: Friday, 28 November 2014

Liverpool City Council has a permanent position for an enthusiastic, customer focused and self-motivated person to fill a role as a Records & Information Officer. The principal function of the position is to make a positive contribution to the Records Management Team by retrieving records in all formats for Council staff and searching for information within the system as required.

You will have qualifications in records management or equivalent, be able to demonstrate extensive practical experience in dealing successfully with records and have experience with using an electronic document management system. Experience using the TRIM Records Management System with strong skills in Microsoft Office applications and a professional and flexible approach to work would be advantageous.
 
Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

Please note: this position will commence at the start of February 2015.  

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the essential and desirable selection criteria individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -   Records & Information Officer

This position is subject to a working with children check and prohibited persons are not eligible to apply.

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

IT Administration Officer Ref: 2014/3815

1X Permanent Full Time position

Salary: $55,023.68 to $60,120.14 per annum
Contact:  Boris Rudoy, Manager - IT Services on (02)9821 9355
Closing Date: Thursday, 27 November 2014

Liverpool is one of Sydney's progressive urban and regional centres with a population of 200,000 set to reach 330,000 over the next 20 years. It is now positioned as the capital of South Western Sydney with affordable lifestyle, accessibility by rail, road and a future airport and solid jobs growth.

We are seeking an IT Administration Officer to our join Information & Technology Services Team. In this role, your key focus is to maintain our high level of service delivery to internal and external customers and provide administration support to the Unit teams and the Manager. You will utilize your strong communication, technical, administration and customer services skills to;

  • Support the IT Services Manager and the team members with performing daily administration duties in an efficient and effective manner
  • Take part in project work led by ITS team leader or Senior Officer
  • Take part in user education and training
  • Provide Help Desk level one support if required; and
  • Provide excellent customer service to ICT internal and external customers

To be successful in this role, some of the key skills and capabilities you would require are:

  • Demonstrated experience and efficiency in Microsoft Office and other applications
  • Practical experience in financial data entries
  • Exceptional  communication skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service; and
  • A great team player

For a copy of the position description please download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  IT Administration Officer

This position is subject to a working with children check and prohibited persons are not eligible to apply.

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

Digital Services Support Officer  Ref: 2014/3816

1X Permanent Full Time position

Salary: $55,023.68 to $60,120.14 per annum
Contact:  Boris Rudoy. Manager - IT Services on (02)9821 9355
Closing Date: Thursday, 27 November 2014

Liverpool is one of Sydney's progressive urban and regional centers with a population of 200,000 set to reach 330,000 over the next 20 years. It is now positioned as the capital of South Western Sydney with affordable lifestyle, accessibility by rail, road and a future airport and solid jobs growth.

This is an exciting time to join our IT Services team. As a Digital Services Support Officer, your main responsibility is to maintain and support users of our Councils website & Intranet to the highest standard. This diverse role will allow for you to develop and utilize your; technical, process improvement, customer service and analytical skills. You will be driven and determined to seek new and innovative ways of improve processes and systems as you will have the opportunity to participate in regular reviews and projects.

To be successful in this role you need: 

  • At least two year of practical experience in administering Content Management System, preferably Squiz Matrix CMS
  • Demonstrated experience in website development and management using HTML, Java & CSS coding, graphic design and responsive design principles
  • Expertise in related fields such as Multimedia Graphic Design (e.g. Adobe Suite, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro), exposure to smart phone application development
  • A commitment to excellent customer service
  • To be a great team player

To obtain more information regarding this opportunity including a full position description please refer to our Career's page: http://www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/council/careers

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the selection criteria (as per the position description) individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the criteria may not be considered.

Position Description -  Digital Services Support Officer

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

Team Leader Building and Compliance Ref: 2014/3778

Salary: $92,137.50 to $100,959.13 per annum with a leaseback vehicle
Contact: Nada Mardini, Manager Community Standards on (02) 9821 9227
Closing Date: Monday 24 November 2014

Liverpool is one of Sydney's progressive urban and regional centres with a population of 200,000 set to reach 330,000 over the next 20 years. It is now positioned as the capital of South Western Sydney with affordable lifestyle, accessibility by rail, road and a future airport and solid jobs growth.

With local infrastructure projects such as the airport at Badgerys Creek and the proposed M9 link road in the pipeline the region is now poised to unlock its potential for significant investment and new jobs.

We are seeking a suitably qualified and experienced person to lead a dynamic team focused on customer service and best practice. The team is responsible for the assessment of construction certificates, carrying out inspections on all types of developments, the fire safety program and pool safety awareness.  

A key challenge is to manage high work volumes and ensure consistent and quality decision making within the team.  

You will have a degree in environmental health and building surveying or equivalent together with A1 accreditation under the BPB NSW Accreditation Scheme. You will demonstrate leadership skills, a high level of oral and written skills along with experience in dealing with people in the community and professionals such as consultants.
 
How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and a detailed response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description.  Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

For a copy of the position description please see below or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  Team Leader Building and Compliance

This position is subject to a working with children check and prohibited persons are not eligible to apply.

To be considered for this position, please include in your cover letter, your response to each of the "criteria" as shown in the Position Description for this role, we would request that you keep your responses to 200 words or less per criteria.

Click here to Apply Now


Or submit your application to:
jobs@liverpool.nsw.gov.au or alternatively via post addressing your application to the Recruitment Officer, Locked Bag 7064, Liverpool BC NSW 1871.

We thank you for your interest in working at Liverpool City Council and wish you the best of luck in your job search

LIVERPOOL CITY COUNCIL AS A PREFERRED EMPLOYER

Liverpool City Council values its employees and strives to maintain quality working conditions, which currently include:

4 weeks annual leave per year
9 weeks paid maternity leave
RDO, flexi time and flexible working environment
Death Benefit and Special Leave Policies
Salary sacrifice for superannuation
Salary sacrifice available for Liverpool City Council's child care services and motor vehicles
Fully maintained / leaseback vehicle arrangements available to specific positions
Learning and development opportunities including study leave and reimbursement of fees
Health and wellbeing rebate for gym membership
15 paid sick days per year
Long service leave is available after five years and long service recognition after 10 years.


WORK EXPERIENCE

Ensure your application for work experience includes the following:

  • A cover letter that states what area of Council you would like to gain experience in as well as the dates and/or length of time requested for work experience. Please note that Council offers a maximum period of 10 weeks work experience. However you may request a longer period of work experience if it is a requirement of your studies. Please be as specific as possible and do not state for the area administration or engineering as there are many departments and positions in Council that have these types of roles.
  • A current resume.
  • A copy of your personal accident and indemnity insurance. If you are currently at High School or studying at a College, TAFE or University your learning institution will cover your insurance. If not, you will need to arrange insurance with an insurance broker and will only need to provide a copy of a quote at this stage. The type of insurance required is Public & Professional Liability plus Personal Accident & Travel. If your application for work experience is successful you will need to provide evidence that the insurance has been paid.

Send applications via email to lcc@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

No application for work experience will be considered without a copy of Public & Professional Liability plus Personal Accident & Travel insurance.


Last updated on 21st Nov 2014