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

Trainee Civil Engineer Ref: 2015/2910 

1x Temporary Full Time (for duration of undergraduate degree) -35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: Commencing salary of $33,209.64 Per annum

Contact: Binod Parajuli, Coordinator Investigations and Design on (02) 9821 9134

Closing Date: Tuesday, 8 September 2015

We are seeking an energetic and enthusiastic Trainee Civil Engineer for our Technical Support Department.  You will have satisfactorily completed at least two semesters of Civil/Environmental Engineering degree or Associate Diploma at an accredited University or TAFE College.

During your appointment, you will have the opportunity to work in several exciting design projects within the Infrastructure and Environment Directorate of Council and undertake various duties under the supervision of qualified engineers.

The position has been classified as Trainee Grade T4-T10 in Council’s salary system, with a commencing salary of $33,209.64 Per annum.

In addition, assistance will be provided with course fees and flexibility of working hours to attend lectures and exams, and will be provided in accordance with Council’s Learning and Development Program.

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 - Trainee Civil Engineer Ref: 2015/2910 

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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 and Internship Opportunities:

Liverpool City Council is dedicated in supporting the community in gaining opportunities for career development by providing Work Experience and Internships, where possible.

How Do I Apply:
  1. Choose the Term that you would like the work experience to take place in.
  2.  Submit your application using the online form below, including the attachment of your CV and Insurance Documentation.

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 Time Frames:

Term

Date Range

Application Closing Date

1 27January 2015 - 2 April 2015 13 January 2015
2 20 April 2015 - 26 June 2015 6 April 2015
3 13 July 2015 - 18 September 2015 29 June 2015
4 6 October 2015 - 18 December 2015 22 September 2015
Optimising My Success With My Work Experience Application:
  • It is important that you complete ALL sections of the online form.
  • You need to select a Term (1, 2, 3 or 4) for your work experience to take place in. The terms have a date range attached to them that generally relate to school terms (this is not the entire date range that your work experience will take place in).
  • Provide a specified Date Range that you need the work experience to take place in.
    For example you may have selected Term 4 (6 October to 18 December) but the specific date range you require for the work experience is for 10-15 October 2015.
  • Provide as much information as possible within the free-text area titled: Description of your current level of work experience and reason for your work experience submission.
    This is where you can elaborate on the exact type of work experience or skill that you are wanting to gain from your work experience – the more detailed, the better, as this information enables        us to target the Department/Unit that can best provide you with the experience you require.
  • Ensure you upload your current CV/ Resume AND your relevant Insurance Details. Please refer to the section regarding insurance requirements, to see if this applies to your situation.
  • 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 maximise your chances of a successful placement for your Work Experience.
Will I be kept up to date as to the progress of my request?
  • You will receive an Acknowledgement email upon receiving your request (this is not an automated response).
  • You will also receive an email advising you on the status of your request once the relevant Manager has assessed your application. This review process happens on a quarterly basis, approximately 2 weeks after the closing date for each Term.If for some reason there has been a change relating to the availability of work experience within your chosen area of interest, we will notify you of the details, and any suggested action that may be required.

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 26th Aug 2015