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The City of Liverpool – regional center of South-West Sydney – a thriving and diverse community of 200,000 people covering an area of 305sq km and 32 km from the Sydney CBD.  A vibrant lifestyle, a strong community spirit, a competitive sporting culture, and a business community committed to providing jobs and servicing the residents of the region.  Building a new city – the city between the two airports – 50,000 extra homes in the next 20 years, with a wide and varied community ranging from inner city apartment living, suburbia, multi-million dollar mansions and rural acreage all in one city.

We are progressive, innovative, creative, financially sound Council. Committed to increasing investment in the city and growing jobs to make this a place of opportunity. Sydney’s second international airport to be located within the City – offering a huge boost to the economic prosperity of the region.

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.

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POSITIONS VACANT

Strategic Communications and Research Manager Ref: 2015/2778

MAJOR ROLE FOR GREATER WESTERN SYDNEY

The City of Liverpool – regional centre of South-West Sydney – a thriving and diverse community of 200,000 people covering an area of 305sq km and 32 km from the Sydney CBD.  A vibrant lifestyle, a strong community spirit, a competitive sporting culture,  and a business community committed to providing jobs and servicing the residents of the region.  Building a new city – the city between the two airports – 50,000 extra homes in the next 20 years, with a wide and varied community ranging from inner city apartment living, suburbia, multi-million dollar mansions and rural acreage all in one city.

The Liverpool City Council – progressive, innovative, creative, financially sound.  Committed to increasing investment in the city and growing jobs to make this a place of opportunity.  Sydney’s second international airport to be located within the City – offering a huge boost to the economic prosperity of the region.

With so many challenges and opportunities facing the City we need an experienced and articulate communication and policy specialist.  Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be able to think strategically about the opportunities to promote the image of Council and the City in a positive light.  This is a significant and exciting role, and will suit a person of vision and drive.  You will have many wonderful qualities – key being a strategic view of marketing, communication and policy acumen, inspirational people management and relationship skills and a passionate commitment to quality customer service.  Your energy will be apparent to all.

This is a profile-building position for the future of Liverpool and the Greater Western Sydney region and it offers a significant remuneration package.  You will have the opportunity to help grow the City, capitalise on the investment being made in the City by State and Federal Governments and give life to the sustainable future of Liverpool.  Executive career progression is envisaged.

Candidates must address succinctly the selection criteria outlined in the position description which can be viewed at www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au  or contact Deborah Cuthbertson on (02) 9821 9221 to obtain a copy.  To discuss the position requirements in confidence contact Mr Carl Wulff on (02) 9821 9221.

Applications close:  Sunday, 28 February 2016

Position Description - Strategic Communications and Research Manager Ref: 2015/2778

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.



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Building Surveyor Trainee Ref: 2016/0763

1 x Temporary (24 months) Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: Commencing salary of $33,209.64 per annum + 9.5% Super 
Location: Moore Street, Administration Building
Closing Date: Sunday, 21 February 2016

Are you currently studying a tertiary course in Building Surveying or equivalent? If so look no further! Our traineeship program is a fantastic way to gain on-the-job work experience that will help kick-start your new career!

In this program you will work with qualified Building Surveyors and you will be involved in all aspects of building surveying including compliance investigation, Construction Certificates, Building Certificates and critical stage inspections.

Our team works in a busy environment so you must have effective time management skills together with accuracy and attention to detail. You will have a genuine interest in building surveying as well as experience dealing with a range of customers.

Council offers excellent employment conditions including a competitive salary, flexi-time, access to a generous Learning and Development Scheme, Employee Assistance Program and health and well-being program.

For further information about the position please contact Tony Payne on (02) 9821 9193.

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.

Liverpool City Council is committed to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential.

Position Description - Building Surveyor Trainee Ref: 2016/0763

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Senior Business Analyst  Ref: 2016/0745

1x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $92,746.86 to $101,626.86 pa + 9.5% Super 
Location: Moore Street, Administration Building
Closing Date: Sunday, 21 February 2016


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.
Reporting to the Director of Business Improvement, this position will be responsible for leading and managing the provision of business analyst expertise on assigned projects and the overall business improvement portfolio.

This includes:

  • Research, collate and validate financial and non-financial data from financial systems and other sources, analyse the resulting data, identifying cost, revenue drivers and trends and present findings and forecasts in high quality reports to Senior Management
  • Evaluate financial viability and risks of assigned strategic projects and make recommendations based on relevant results and risks
  • Assess tender responses to strategic procurement initiatives and prepare and present summary reports for tender panel
  • Design and develop strategic financial models with what if analysis to assess various options and make informed decision and planning
  • Develop and maintain high level consultation and liaison with internal and external key stakeholders and Senior Management to ensure that organisation’s objectives and requirements are met
  • Work closely with Procurement Specialists to contribute to effective and efficient procurement of services such as cleaning services
  • Build strong relationships with management, other staff and users of information and reporting tools and develop an understanding of their business requirements to design and build reports and dashboards to meet their needs
  • Direct line management of Business Analyst, Business Improvement
  • Undertake specific business analyst tasks as directed by the Director Business Improvement

To be successful, you will have a Bachelor of Commerce/Applied Finance or business-related degree with Honours, CPA and minimum of 5 years’ experience in a management accounting/business analyst role in a large and complex organisation. You will also have experience leading and managing teams and Strong interpersonal and written and oral communication skills.

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

To view the position descriptions please visit www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au. Alternatively, for further information about the position please contact Carole Todd, Director Business Improvement on 9821 9397.

Position Description - Senior Business Analyst  Ref: 2016/0745

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Business Analyst   Ref: 2016/0744

1x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $76,454.56 to $83,774.65 pa + super
Location: Moore Street, Administration Building
Closing Date: Sunday, 21 February 2016

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.
As Business Analyst you will be responsible for providing project management, analytical analysis and support to Business Improvement initiatives and programs that will deliver significant business process improvements, automation technology and organisational competency.

This includes:

  •  Document business requirements, functional requirements, processes, rules and workflows using defined methods and standard toolsets.
  • Provide input and direction on process improvements and impacts to organisational projects to aid implementation of new business processes, systems, and/or structural changes
  • Develop training programs and facilitate the roll out of training to organisational stakeholders based on needs analysis assessment
  • Act as a pivot conduit between IT, business and third party software providers
  • Manage and implement Improvement projects from conception to completion within set timeframes, resource planning and cost management
  • Prepare project plans, and incorporate the following:
     
    • Project schedule and progress monitoring on a regular basis;
    • Feasibility or cost/benefit analysis and recommendation considering budget and stakeholder needs;
    • Implementation and transition strategy from ‘new to old’,  to ease disruption upon users/stakeholders;
    • Project risks and mitigation plans
  • Develop and maintain a positive rapport and effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

To be successful, you will possess relevant tertiary qualification in Project / Business Management or other business-related discipline.You will have minimum of 3 years’ experience in a business analyst role within a large and complex organisation. You will also have capacity to work autonomously, whilst also demonstrating a high level of collaboration across the team and with key stakeholders.

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

For further information about the position please contact Carole Todd, Director Business Improvement on 9821 9397.

Position Description - Business Analyst   Ref: 2016/0744

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Coordinator Facilities Maintenance Programs Ref: 2015/3777

1 x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $79,091.93 to $86,664.53 pa + 9.5% Super 
Location: Rose Street, Depot
Closing Date:Friday, 19 February 2016 

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.

Reporting to the Director of City Presentation, your key responsibility will be to develop, coordinate and maintain scheduled building preventative and programmed maintenance programs, participate in other building asset management functions and major building projects within Council on operational and community land.
This position will also be required to provide technical advice in respect to building asset and property maintenance matters.

We are seeking a person with extensive experience in facilities management to lead and manage the day to day activities of maintenance team to ensure Council are in line with stakeholder and community expectations.

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

For further information about the position please contact Gino Belsito, Director City Presentation on (02) 9821 9541.

Position Description - Coordinator Facilities Maintenance Programs Ref: 2015/3777

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Parks Coordinator Trees  Ref: 2016/0544

1 x Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $79,091.93 to $86,664.53 pa + 9.5% Super  
Location: Rose Street, Depot
Closing Date: Friday, 19 February 2016

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.

Reporting to the Director of City Presentation, your key responsibility will be identifying, planning, coordinating and supervising maintenance activities associated with Council’s parks and open space to successfully satisfy community and other stakeholder requirements in a sustainable manner.

You will also provide pro-active and reactive maintenance programs for trees located on Council land and supervise Council’s public tree maintenance program and project management of external contractors.

We are seeking a person with experience to lead and manage the day to day activities of parks projects management and managing resources including staff and budget to ensure Council are in line with stakeholder and community expectations.

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

For further information about the position please contact Gino Belsito, Director City Presentation on (02) 9821 9541.

Position Description - Parks Coordinator Trees Ref: 2016/0544

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and 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.



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

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 and Internship Opportunities:

Important Information Regarding Your Application

As the demand for work experience with Liverpool City council is high, we would encourage you to also apply for work experience at other companies and organisations, to increase your chances of a successful placement for your Work Experience.

Insurance Coverage:

Insurance documentation is a requirement for all students who are required to complete work experience as part of their course curriculum.

Any other Work Experience submissions that fall outside of these circumstances will be covered under Liverpool City Council's Volunteers Insurance.

Application Periods:

Work Experience Applications are assessed on a quarterly basis, whilst the Engineer Volunteer Internships are assessed half yearly.

It is important that you complete your online form correctly to enhance your chances of success.

2016 Work Experience Term Dates
Term Term Dates Application Closing Date
1

Monday 4 January – Friday 8 April 2016

Friday 18 December – 2015
2 Monday 25 April – Friday 1 July 2016 Friday 8 April 2016
3 Monday 18 July – Friday 23 September 2016Friday 1 July 2016
4 Monday 10 October – Friday 23 December 2016Friday 23 September 2016
2016 Engineer Internship Semester Dates
SemesterTerm DatesApplication Closing Date
1

Monday 4 January –  Friday 1 July 2016

Friday 18 December 2015
2Monday 4 July – Friday 23 December 2016Friday 17 June 2016
How To Apply For Work Experience

All applications are required to be lodged using the online form at the bottom of this page.

When completing the form, ensure you complete all sections.

  • Select Term 1, 2, 3 or 4 paying close attention to the closing dates for each term.
  • Specify the exact dates that you are requesting your Work Experience to take place in.
  • Select one (1) department for your Work Experience.
  • Select one (1) area of interest for  your Work Experience
  • Attach your current CV
  • Provide us with a brief explanation as to the specific experience like to achieve.
  • Attach the Insurance details that your education provided has given you
How To Apply For Engineer Volunteer Internships

These positions are in high demand, and due to the requirements for Internships, we are only able to accommodate a limited number per semester.

These applications are assessed twice a year, and preference is given to firstly fourth (4) year students, then secondly, third (3) year students.

Please ensure you complete all sections of the online form.

What Happens After I Submit My Application

At the end of the closing date for your requested term, the applications are collated, and forwarded to the Department Managers for their consideration.

During the assessment process, you may be contacted by a Manager to clarify information that you have provided.

Once they have assessed your application, you will be notified of the outcome via email.

For any further information relating to work experience and internships at Liverpool City Council, please contact Jennifer Pudsey, People and Workplace Officer, 9821 8879 or workexperience@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

Work Experience Online Form Engineer Volunteer Internship Online Form

Last updated on 12th Feb 2016