Careers

Council employs a dedicated team of more than 800 people - from child care staff to accountants; from maintenance crews to IT specialists. See how you could join a skilled and enthusiastic team serving the local community.

Job Opportunities

3 x Temporary Full Time (12 month) - 38 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $35,814.49 pa + 9.5% super

Location: Various

Closing Date: Wednesday, 29 August 2018

Liverpool is fast becoming Liverpool’s third CBD as the Gateway City to Western Sydney Airport and is going through rapid change and growth. Nearly 100 new residents are arriving every week.

An exciting opportunity to join our Early Childhood Services team and work alongside experienced professionals who will teach and guide you in all aspects of working with children aged 0-5 years.

We are seeking self-motivated and enthusiastic individuals to assist in the effective daily operation of our Early Education and Care Centres. You will be working with Centre Educators and support fellow workers to provide a safe, stimulating and educational environment for all children attending the centre. The traineeship is for a period of 12 months which will include both work and training to gain a Certificate III in Children’s Services through the registered training organisation, Miller TAFE.

To be able to apply for the position you must not already possess a Certificate III (in any field) or higher qualification and be a minimum of 16 years of age (Legislative Requirement).

To succeed in this role you should have;

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work as a co-operative team member
  • An interest in the area of early childhood education
  • Must not already possess a Certificate III or higher qualification

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

To view the position description please visit www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au. Alternatively, for further information about the position please contact Karyn Worlledge, Acting Manager Children’s Services on 8711 7637.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia

1 x Temporary Full Time Contract – Up to 12 months, 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $85,297.63 to $93.464.40 pa + super

Location: Rose St Depot

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018

Liverpool is fast becoming Liverpool’s third CBD as the Gateway City to Western Sydney Airport and is going through rapid change and growth. Nearly 100 new residents are arriving every week.

We are looking for a Coordinator to join our team to supervise workshop operations and mechanical staff to deliver specialist services in maintaining and servicing all vehicles, plant and equipment for all Councils assets.

As the Plant & Fleet Services Coordinator you will be responsible for:

  • Delivering mechanical maintenance activities, plan organise, lead and monitor work tasks.
  • Develop specifications and assessments for plant, fleet and equipment tenders.
  • Develop improvement initiatives that will increase productivity.
  • Effectively planning and coordinating the day to day administration of staff.  To be considered for this position you will need to have a tertiary qualification in Mechanical trades and/or extensive field experience, plant and equipment operations accreditation or experience managing a mechanical workshop.

To be considered for this position you will need to have a tertiary qualification in Mechanical trades and/or extensive field experience, plant and equipment operations accreditation or experience managing a mechanical workshop.

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 Margaret Diebert, Acting Director City Presentation on 8711 7038.

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

1 x Temporary Part Time - 21 hours, 3 days per week

Salary: $37,521.06 – $41,032.85 pa + super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018

Liverpool is fast becoming Liverpool’s third CBD as the Gateway City to Western Sydney Airport and is going through rapid change and growth. Nearly 100 new residents are arriving every week.

We have a great opportunity for you to join our Early Childhood Services Team up to 11 January 2019.

We are seeking an Administrative Officer to provide a high standard of customer service to families and community members seeking information about Council's Early Childhood Programs, and to undertake relevant specialist duties and tasks in relation to the administration of Council's child care systems.

You will need experience in:

  • Understanding the needs of families requiring childcare and being able to respond to a diverse range of customer service requirements
  • Utilising computer applications such as MS Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Delivering financial management tasks such as budget targets and reconciling of accounts.
  • Providing professional and timely responses to complex customer service issues.

At present, Council owns and operates six long day-care centres and one preschool. Our centres reflect the highest quality standards and meet the diverse needs of the community and are managed to be a sustainable council business.

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

For further information about the position please contact Karyn Worlledge, Acting Manager Early Childhood Programs Community & Culture on 8711 7637.

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

Community Development Worker – CALD

1 x Temporary Full Time 35 hours, 5 days per week for 12 months (maternity leave relief)

Salary: $76, 355 to $83,654 pa + 9.5% super

Location: Liverpool Council Administration Building, Liverpool

Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 August 2018

Reporting to the Coordinator Community Development, you will be responsible for the provision of community development work, including specialised work in relation to culturally and linguistically diverse communities, as part of Council’s Community Development Program.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of duties including:

  • Develop and implement multicultural programs and activities including Language Aide Program and community events.
  • Contribute to Council’s broader strategic and operational outcomes.
  • Raise awareness of Council’s functions and services with people from Culturally and Linguistically Diverse backgrounds.
  • Consult on community needs and issues, and provide advice to Council in relation to culturally and linguistically diverse communities and general community needs in Liverpool.

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

For further information about the position please contact Jacqueline Newsome, Coordinator Community Development on 8711 7781.

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

Manager Cleansing & Waste                                        

1 x Permanent Full Time Position - 35 hours per week

Salary: Negotiable includes Council Leaseback Vehicle

Location: Rose Street Depot

Closing Date: Sunday, 26 August 2018

Liverpool is fast becoming Liverpool’s third CBD as the Gateway City to Western Sydney Airport and is going through rapid change and growth. Nearly 100 new residents are arriving every week.

The Manager, Cleansing & Waste will manage, direct and provide high-level expert advice on a diverse and complex range of strategic and operational Waste and Cleansing activities in a proactive and efficient manner.

Through a period of continuing change and growth, you will drive and lead the development of an innovative and best-practice resource recovery strategy and service delivery to achieve business results against Council’s strategic directions.

You will evaluate current and future organisational needs and develop creative waste and cleansing policies and management strategies that will enable Council to deliver an efficient waste service, reduce waste to landfill and encourage reuse, recycling and recovery.

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 Margaret Diebert,Acting Director – City Presentationon 8711 7038

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the position description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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

Salary: $92,722.44 to $101,654.88pa + 9.5% Super + Council Leaseback Vehicle option available

Location: Administration Building, 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

Closing Date: Friday, 17 August 2018

With local infrastructure projects such as the Western Sydney Airport in the pipeline, large scale development, a City Centre undergoing significant transformation and a growing population set to reach 330,000 over the next 20 years there are unprecedented need for growth in infrastructure and services. Planning for this large and diverse population will be a major focus and challenge for Council’s Community Planning Team.

We are seeking a highly motivated and passionate candidate with extensive experience in social and community planning to coordinate Council’s community, recreation, open space, cultural and social infrastructure planning and policy activities and to lead and inspire staff during this changing and exiting period.

The successful applicant will undertake a range of duties, including:

  • Coordinating the delivery of social, recreational, cultural and facilities planning and policy for Liverpool City Council;
  • Oversee the implementation of social infrastructure strategic projects;
  • Providing a comprehensive and detailed demographic analysis of the Liverpool local government area;
  • Building credible working relationships with internal and external parties based on communication, teamwork and customer service; and
  • Supervising the staff of the Community Planning sub-team and oversee the budget and business planning processes. 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 Galavizh Ahmadinia, Manager Community Planning and Development on 8711 7404.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the position description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

Great People Great Workplace

"Be part of something greater"

Meet Our People

Working for us is about more than just a job, it’s about the community we serve.

Working in diverse roles, our staff contribute to making our city vibrant, engaging and connected so the community and it's visitors can enjoy all Liverpool has to offer.

We contribute to improving the lives of this generation and generations to come, whether we’re shaping policy or handling enquiries, we all share the common goal of being a part of something bigger and contributing to the changing needs of our local community both now and into the future.

We are committed to encouraging diversity in the workplace and developing a workplace culture that is inclusive, respectful and promotes diversity and embraces the unique skills and qualities of the workforce.

That’s why we have put the necessary programs & initiatives in place to enhance our workforce mobility to grow your career.

Working together

You will be part of a productive, effective and harmonious workplace, where your full potential can be realised. Our Dignity and Respect in the Workplace Program promotes your right to be treated with respect in our workplace and also your obligation to treat others at work with respect.

We are committed to valuing diversity in the workplace.

  • Value Staff
  • Show Leadership
  • Respect People
  • Communicate Effectively

Great employee benefits

You can enjoy a range of Great Employee Benefits. We aim to support you both personally and professionally and help you balance your unique needs and career aspirations through a range of employee benefits:

  • Flexible Work Arrangements: we offer different types of leave and competitive salaries;
  • Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO);
  • Work Health and Safety: we are committed to health, safety and welfare of all our people.

Work/life balance

You will have the opportunity to look at ways to improve your health and create a sense of personal well being, enabling you to reach your potential in all aspects of your work and personal life.

Our Health and Well Being program offers a range of tools, resources and services to motivate and assist managing physical health and well being:

  • Reimbursement of fees for health and fitness related activities;
  • Fitness passport;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Influenza Vaccination Program.

Grow your career

Our People Achieving Program encourages managers and employees with achievement planning to meet regularly to discuss progress, capabilities and development opportunities to get where you want to go and put a plan in place to develop your skills and knowledge.

Our program consists of three simple stages:

  • Achieve career goals;
  • Enabling employees to further develop their skills;
  • Engage in meaningful feedback.

Our Hiring Process

Found a job you want to apply for? Carefully review the job advertisement and position description to determine if the role is right for you.

The position description will help you understand the responsibilities and tasks required in the job.

Cover Letter

Your application must include a cover letter. A Cover letter is a brief introduction about yourself and your relevant skills, qualifications and experience.

Resume

Your application must include an up to date copy of your resume. The resume should provide all the relevant information about your education, employment history, achievements and abilities.

Selection criteria

To be considered for the job, you will need to respond to each of the essential & desirable criteria which are shown in the position description. You will need to write at least one to two paragraphs explaining how you have demonstrated the particular criteria being asked for.

It is important to provide evidence to back up your claims. Use actual examples of what you have done, how well you did it, what you achieved, and how it relates to the requirements of the job you are applying for.

The STAR technique can help you form your answer.

  • Situation: Must be specific and actual. It is important that the example provided lets the Selection Committee know ‘why’ the action took place. The situations or tasks from which actions result are often created by changes in work procedures, job responsibilities, etc.
  • Task: The purpose of the task must be realistic and specific.
  • Action: The “what” and “how”. Actions are what people say and do. They are steps taken in completing a task, how someone lays out work or interacts with others.
  • Result: Outcome or what happened as a result of the action. It is essential that the Selection Committee understand whether the ‘actions’ taken were effective in changing or somehow effecting the identified situation.

Submitting your application

Submit your application by the advertised closing date and time. Late applications may not be accepted.

Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

If your application progresses through initial shortlisting, the next stage(s) will involve face to face interview, sometimes combine with a practical exercise.

The interview may involve a single interview panel consisting of three or more assessors. The interview will include a series behaviour-based questions designed around the selection criteria to enable you to demonstrate how you have successfully meet the requirements of the role.

You can prepare for the interview by reviewing the position description and reflecting on how you’ve demonstrated these capabilities in the workplace or through your studies.

Reference Checks

If you’re being considered for the role, we will contact you to obtain 2 referees. Ideally, your referees should be your current and previous supervisors who can discuss your suitability for the role based on the job requirements.

Reference checks will be completed prior to offering you employment.

Pre-employment medical assessment

All preferred applicants are required to attend a pre-employment medical assessment. The medical will take place at one of Council's chosen providers, and will be conducted at the Council's expense.

Working with Children check

If required, a working with children check will be conducted in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 for applicants applying for a position at council, which has been identified as child-related role.

You will be asked to provide a Working With Children Check (WWCC) number at the time of application. This number will be confirmed at the time of interview.

For information on how to apply for a WWCC number please refer to the Office of the Children's Guardian website.

Offer of Employment

If successful, you will be offered the role verbally, followed by a written ‘Letter of Offer’ via email explaining your terms and conditions of employment.

Eligibility Lists

Candidates who are assessed as meeting the requirements for the role but aren’t successful in their application may also be offered a placement on the eligibility list for similar future vacancies.

Unsuccessful Applicants

Unsuccessful interviewed applicants will be advised via email. Applicants may contact the chairperson of the selection panel for post-assessment feedback.

Career Pathways