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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

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POSITIONS VACANT

Director Business Improvement Ref: 2014/2786

1x Contract Full Time– 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: An attractive remuneration package and contract will be negotiated with the successful candidate based on their qualifications, skills and experience.
Contact: Carl Wulff, Chief Executive Officer on 9821 9221
Closing Date: 14 September 2014

Liverpool City Council is one of the largest Council areas in Sydney, where the population growth is expected to increase by 75% over the next three decades. We are seeking a dynamic and experienced strategic leader who will be an integral part of the Executive Team. Embodying our vision and mission for the historic and diverse Liverpool community, you will provide strategic leadership and guidance to enable Liverpool to be a vibrant and prosperous regional city of growth.
Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will provide leadership and strategic direction while engaging our people in continuous improvement, service reviews, audits and business excellence. You will have tertiary qualifications in a relevant field that demonstrates analytical and business systems.  Furthermore, you will have demonstrated management experience in providing leadership and strategic direction.  

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 - Director Business Improvement

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.

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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

Casual Kiosk Attendant Ref: 2014/2694

10x Casual – variable hours

Salary: $22.43 to $24.43 per hour
Contact: Augusta Supple – Assistant Director on 9612 5211
Closing Date: Sunday 31 August 2014   
    
An exciting opportunity exists to be a part of a pool of kiosk attendants based at Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC), Liverpool City Council's Cultural Facility. CPAC runs a multi-disciplinary arts program that includes exhibitions, theatre, live music, dance, workshops, festivals, seminars and education programs and attracts more than 60,000 visitors a year.

CPAC is looking for casual staff to assist with the preparation and service of a range of beverages, refreshments, meals and special events hosted at the centre. We are looking for friendly, courteous staff with a can-do attitude, a passion for food and customer service to join our dynamic team.

You will possess:

  • Previous experience in food handling or similar role including preparing and serving catered functions with barista experience; experience with bar work is desirable.
  • Previous experience with cash handling and customer service procedures
  • Knowledge of Work Health Safety practices, the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice and multi-cultural diversity
  • Ability to work under busy conditions, follow directions and work unsupervised
  • A flexible attitude to working hours and duties

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.

Please visit our website www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170 for a copy of the position description.

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

Position Description - Casual Kiosk Attendant

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

Casual Theatre Technician Ref: 2014/2693

10 positions - Casual Staff - Variable hours

Salary: $28.40 to $31.01 per Hour
Contact: Contact: Augusta Supple, Assistant Director on 9612 5211 Closing Date: Sunday, 31 August 2014

Casula Powerhouse is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary arts centre, located within the City of Liverpool in Western Sydney. The centre boasts six galleries and two performance spaces including a 326 seat theatre and a flexible performance space which can seat up to 100 people. We are looking for an experienced theatre producer to program and present a vibrant and diverse performing arts season.

The Casual Technician will provide technical support work support for Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre working closely with the Technical Producer and Assistant Technical Producers to install and assist a diverse range of programs including dance, multi-media, film, special events and internal and external productions. Specifically, the Casual Theatre Technician is responsible for the provision of services and technical support to presenters and clients to meet production requirements that comply with relevant technical and arts venue requirements.  This includes setting up, striking and operating all equipment to support a range of large to small live performances and events.  This technical support is to be provided with properly developed and managed WH&S practices and risk management procedures.
This role is best suited to technicians with a minimum of one year practical technical experience in a performing arts venue or related industry field, who has a passion for customer service, an ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and extensive knowledge of theatre practices, terminology, etiquette and theatre craft and a high level understanding of policies, legislation and Australian Standards.
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 - Casual Theatre Technician

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

Trainee Childcare Ref: 2014/2692

3x Temporary 12 Month Traineeships Full Time – 38 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $32,337.90 pa
Contact: Marlena Fogarty 9602 5603
Closing Date: 31 August 2014

We have a great opportunity for you to join our Early Childhood Services team and work alongside experienced professionals who will guide and teach you in all aspects of working with children aged 0-5 years. We are looking for self-motivated and enthusiastic people to assist in the effective daily operation of our childcare centres. You will be working with centre staff 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. If you already hold a certificate II, III or higher qualification in any field, you are ineligible to apply for this traineeship.

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.

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

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

Position Description - Trainee Childcare

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

Strategic Planner Ref: 2014/2690

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

Salary: $66,267.07 to $72,611.76 pa
Contact: Tanya O'Brien, Manager Strategic Planning on 9821 9341
Closing Date: Sunday 31 August 2014

The Liverpool Local Government Area experiences substantial growth from urban release development and from redevelopment in established areas. Liverpool is also one of Sydney's regional cities, predicted to be a major central business district to service the communities of Sydney's growing south west.

A Strategic Planner is required to join the Strategic Planning team to guide development in Liverpool to achieve positive environmental, social and economic outcomes. Tasks will include:

various tasks related to the Liverpool planning instruments, Section 94 Plans and related strategic policies.
Undertaking strategic planning projects and studies
Consulting with statutory bodies, community groups, committees and the general public
preparation of reports, correspondence and presentations

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and a 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 - Strategic Planner

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

Transport Planner Ref: 2014/2701

1x Permanent Full Time – 35 hours, 7 days per week

Salary: Dependent on skills, experience and qualifications plus a leaseback vehicle
Contact: Charles Wiafe, Manager, Traffic and Transport, on 02 9821 9122
Closing Date: Monday 1 September 2014

Over the past few years, Liverpool City Council has been experiencing significant land use changes and population growth. With projected significant urban development including the recently announced Badgerys Creek Airport, Council requires the services of a competent and motivated Transport Planner, to undertake traffic impact assessments of development proposals and the preparation of transport plans for the LGA.

The position has an integral role in Council's Land Use/Transport Planning and provides opportunity for the successful applicant to work with experience land use/transport planners and increase experience in all aspect of the traffic and transport planning and management.

To be successful in this role you will have a degree qualification in civil engineering, with extensive experience in strategic land use/transport planning, traffic and transport impact assessments, preparation of the transport plans, detailed knowledge of the traffic modelling, and excellent communication and organisational skills.

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 contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description -  Transport Planner

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 26th Aug 2014