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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

Technical Administration Officer Ref: 2016/3718

Permanent Full time or Part-time (dependent upon successful applicant)

Salary: $59,609.08 to $65,188.24 pa + 9.5% super (Full time salary)
Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building
Closing Date: Wednesday, 14 September 2016

We are seeking an energetic, enthusiastic and professional Technical Administration Officer to provide and maintain high quality technical and administrative assistance, support and information within the Development Engineering Department.

You will have the opportunity to work within the Planning & Growth Directorate of Council and assist the Traffic and Transport and Land Development Units.

The Technical Administration Officer will undertake technical administrative duties for the department in an accurate and efficient manner to maintain productivity and delivery of outcomes within specific timeframes and achieve the goals and objectives for the department as directed by the Manager Development Engineering.

To be successful in this role the candidate should have relevant TAFE qualifications (Certificate III level minimum), or demonstrated experience working in a technical office environment, along with the following;

  • Sound  time  management  and  organisational  skills  with  demonstrated  experience  in  managing  own competing priorities, levels and volumes of work.
  • Ability to multi-task and assist the Manager Development Engineering, Traffic and Transport Department and Land Development Department with daily administrative tasks and projects as required.
  •  The provision of timely, accurate and grammatically correct word processing and data entry of documents and information in accordance with appropriate technical administrative standards.
  • The provision and maintenance of technical administrative and Council record keeping systems and procedures to support the efficient work of the Development Engineering team.
  • Meet the needs of customers (internal and external) and ensure that expectations are met through prompt, courteous and accurate handling of enquiries.
  • Managing the preparation of Local Traffic Committee Invitations, Agenda, Minutes, Council Reports and associated correspondence.
  • Participating in meetings, groups and multi skilling activities relevant to the functions of the department.

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 Charles Wiafe,Service Manager Traffic and Transport ton 9821 9122.

Position Description - Technical Administration Officer Ref: 2016/3718



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Transport Planner Ref: 2016/1655

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

Salary: $97,274.72 to $106,588.21.12 pa + super +3.5% Civil Liability Allowance + Leaseback Vehicle

Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

Closing Date: Tuesday, 13 September 2016

Join one of the fastest growing cities in Sydney today! Our Local Government Area has substantial growth and we are seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join our Traffic and Transport team as a Transport Planner.

You will be responsible for assisting and contributing to the development of a safe and efficient traffic and transport network in the Liverpool Local Government Area (LGA), by strategic and detailed planning of all transport modes including vehicular, pedestrian, bicycle, and public transport systems, as well as traffic and transport impact assessment of land use development proposals and applications.

To be successful in this role the candidate should have Tertiary qualifications in Traffic Engineering, Transport Planning or a related discipline are essential, along with the following;

  • Extensive experience in strategic traffic and transport planning.
  • Experience in integrated land use and transport planning.
  • Extensive experience in traffic and transport impact assessment, including intersection performance analysis and the ability to interpret traffic modelling results.
  • Project Planning and Management, with proven ability to manage own varied workload, whilst balancing competing tasks.
  • Ability to interpret and apply planning and transport legislation and controls.

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

For further information about the position please contact Charles Wiafe, Service Manager Traffic and Transport on 9821 9122.

Position Description - Transport Planner  Ref: 2016/1655



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Swimming Pool Officer  Ref:2016/3727

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

Salary: $76,958.02 to $84.326.34 pa + super + Council Leaseback Vehicle
Location: Liverpool City Council, 33 Moore Street, Liverpool
Closing Date: Sunday, 11 September 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 an 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 Swimming Pool Officer with a practical approach to play an important role in the development of our growing community in a mix of high rise urban, green field, residential and rural situations. Working in a team environment, you will be responsible for conducting inspections of swimming pool barriers and the implementation of Council’s Swimming Pool Barrier Program, investigating and resolving customer requests/complaints, attending to requests for information, assessing and determining of related applications for certificates of compliance and providing expert advice on residential swimming pool compliance issues.
You will have demonstrated experience in undertaking assessment, inspection and enforcement activities as they relate to residential swimming pools; detailed knowledge of related legislation and standards relating to residential swimming pools including Swimming Pools Act, 1992 and Regulation 2008, AS 1926 Swimming Pool Safety Parts 1 & 2.

An Associate Diploma or Degree in Environmental Health & Building Surveying or equivalent is required.
Our Council offers excellent employment conditions including a competitive salary, leaseback vehicle, flexi-time, access to the learning and development scheme and employee assistance program and a generous health and well-being program.

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 Anthony Payne, Team Leader Building & Compliance on 02 9821 9193.

Position Description - Swimming Pool Officer Ref:2016/3727



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Early Childhood Teacher Ref: 2016/2921

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

Salary: $63,571.63 to $69,658.25 pa + 9.5% super

Closing Date:  Sunday, 11 September 2016

We are looking for a dedicated and innovative Early Childhood Teacher to join the Liverpool City Council Early Childhood Team. This Position requires the applicant to provide leadership in the design, implementation and evaluation of high quality educational programmes for children attending our centres.

As an Early Childhood Teacher you will have experience in mentoring and supporting educators in the delivery of educations programs, and ensuring compliance with all relevant regulations and policies within the childcare environment.

It is essential that you are a degree qualified Early Childhood Teacher and have child protection training approved and recognised by NSW Community Services. A first aid certificate is also essential. In addition you will have detailed knowledge of child development and of the current theories/approaches to early childhood education and care.

The essential criteria also requires the applicant to possess:

  • Experience in the design and implementation of high quality early childhood programmes
  • Working within a multifunctional team environment and within project groups
  • Experience and demonstrated knowledge in supporting, leading and motivating an early childhood team
  • Demonstrated ability and experience in reflecting on, monitoring and evaluating own teaching practices
  • Demonstrated effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

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

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

For further information about the position please contact Tina Sangiuliano, Manager Children’s Services on 98217795.

Position Description - Early Childhood Teacher Ref: 2016/2921



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Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure)    Ref: 2016/3136

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

Salary: $78,595.29 to $86,120.34 pa + 9.5% super

Location: Liverpool City Council, 33 Moore Street, Liverpool
Closing Date: Monday, 5 September 2016

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 changes bring an exciting opportunity for a full time Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure) to join a multi-disciplinary team to help achieve organisational outcomes.

The position works within the Community Planning Unit to research, plan and undertake stakeholder consultation for community facilities – sometimes referred to as community centres or halls. The key responsibility of the role is to drive implementation of Council’s Community Facilities Strategy, a long term plan to improve Liverpool’s community assets. The Strategy contains a range of research, recommendations and actions that this position will be responsible for overall delivery of. Successful implementation of the Strategy requires excellent communication and facilitation skills, a good understanding of how community facilities are planned and managed, and a commitment to achieving results in a dynamic environment.

As the successful candidate, you will have experience in planning for new community assets and how to ensure that planned infrastructure meets the needs of the community it is designed to serve.

You will possess:

  • A great track record in the development, implementation and evaluation of strategies or plans;
  • An understanding of best practice principles and trends in relation to the planning and management of community facilities, preferably from experience in the government context;
  • Experience in conducting needs analyses and effective community engagement; and
  • Excellent facilitation skills that will help you convene an interdisciplinary project team to implement strategic objectives.

The position will also undertake social research, conduct demographic analysis and community engagement on a needs basis. The position is tasked with monitoring and reviewing strategic and policy documents for Council. Advanced written and verbal communications skills are required as well as an understanding of demographic analysis including use of ABS and other research data.

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate a high level of community planning and data analysis experience. They must also possess experience working in a demanding work environment and have a track record in leading creative solutions to capitalise opportunities for the community 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 Mark Egan, Coordinator Community Planning on 9821 7784.

Position Description - Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure)    Ref: 2016/3136



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Coordinator Planning, Policy and Process  Ref: 2016/3717

Temporary Full Time (12 months) - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $78,595.29 to $86,120.34 pa + super
Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building
Closing Date: Monday, 5TH September 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.

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

 A great opportunity has arisen within Council’s Planning and Growth unit for an experienced and energetic core systems expert to support the Director and Managers in Planning & Growth and work in partnership with teams across the Directorate, to explore and drive policies, process and performance outcomes to achieve efficiencies and foster a continuous improvement and customer focused culture.

The successful applicants will have:

  • Relevant qualification in Business, Management or other relevant qualification
  • Expertise in core system applications and demonstrated experience in optimum use of systems to achieve business solutions.
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, development, implementation and evaluation, including data management, monitoring and reporting.
  • Experience developing operational policy and procedures that promote efficiencies and a higher level of customer service.
  • Proven track record in analysis and working within teams to assess existing systems, process and applications and recommending solutions in order to achieve objectives and meet goals.
  • Knowledge of the Local Government planning and regulatory compliance framework.

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 Toni Averay, Director Planning and Growth on 02 9721 9242.

Position Description - Coordinator Planning, Policy and Process Ref: 2016/3717



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Library Systems Officer  Ref: 2016/3716

Temporary Full Time (12 months) - 35 hours, 5 days per week over a 7 day Roster

Salary: $63,571.63 to $69.658.25 pa + 9.5% super
Closing Date: Monday, 5 September 2016

Liverpool Library and Museum Services provide a service to one of the fastest growing and progressive regional centres in NSW. Liverpool has a large and rapidly growing population of 200,000 expected to reach 330,000 in the next 20 years. Liverpool also has a rapidly growing infrastructure including the development of Badgerys Creek airport. We are currently seeking an experienced Library Systems Officer to join our dynamic team.

The main purpose of this is position is to provide systems support to staff and customers across all our locations in the performance of the library management system and other library Information Technology systems.

To be successful for the role applicants must have:

  • Diploma of Library/Information Services or equivalent
  • Experience in a library customer service environment
  • Demonstrated experience with library based IT systems
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team
  • Experience in staff and public IT training
  • Leadership skills in the workplace

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 David Sharman, Manager Library and Museum Services on 02 9821 9423.

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 - Library Systems Officer Ref: 2016/3716



Liverpool City Council is committed
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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

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Last updated on 2016-08-31AEST13:25:17+1000