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

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POSITIONS VACANT

Development Assessment Planner  Ref: 2015/2738

Salary: $74,861.89 - $82,029.51pa
Contact: Lina Kakish, Manager Development Assessment on 02 9821 9293
Closing Date: Wednesday, 19 August 2015

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 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 suitably qualified and experienced Town Planner to undertake a variety of interesting and challenging projects in both urban and rural planning.  
The primary function will involve the assessment of a range of Development Applications. You will be required to liaise closely with members of the public and developers, and ensure the provision of accurate and timely advice to all stakeholders both internal and external. 
You will be committed to; 

  • applying your development assessment skills within a land release local government area
  • improved communication with stakeholders
  • prioritising your workload to ensure the efficient processing of DA’s  

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

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 - Development Assessment Planner Ref: 2015/2738

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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

Student Planner  2015/2724                                                    

1 x Temporary Student Planners, 12 Months Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: Commencing salary is $33,209.64 pa.
Contact: Lina Kakish, Manager Development Assessment on 02 9821 9293
Closing Date: Tuesday, 18 August 2015

Are you currently studying a tertiary course in Town Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban and Regional
Planning or a related field? If so look no further!

Our new Student Planner program is a fantastic way to gain on-the-job work experience that will help kick-start your new career! This program will enable you to work in Statutory Planning giving you a holistic understanding and experience in planning implementation!

You will be mentored and trained by experienced professionals who cannot wait to have you on board! Our teams work in a busy environment so you must have effective time management skills. You will have an understanding of planning issues and challenges affective Liverpool together with experience dealing with a range of customers and good report writing 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 download here or contact our Customer Contact Centre on 1300 362 170.

Position Description - Student planner 2015/2724

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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

Parking Patrol Officer Ref: 2015/1889

1x Permanent Full Time – 38 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $53,558.36 - $58,503.56 pa
Contact: Ben Krkach, Team Leader Regulatory Services on 9821 7234
Closing Date: Tuesday, 11 August 2015

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.

Do you have experience as a Parking Patrol Officer? If you are conscientious and enthusiastic we would like your services.

You will be responsible for the effective monitoring, patrolling and enforcement of all on-street parking as well as other Acts and Regulations. You will work as part of a strong team, and have excellent communication and customer service skills. In addition, you must have completed an accredited regulatory training course or have equivalent experience.

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.

Pervious Applicants Need Not Apply

Position Description - Parking Patrol Officer Ref: 2015/1889

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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

Procurement Officer Ref: 2015/2526

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

Salary: $61,840.11- $67,760.94
Contact: Nicole Hibbs, Procurement Coordinator on 9821 9258
Closing Date: Friday, 7 August 2015

We have an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and highly motivated person to join Councils Procurement team. As a key member of Procurement team you’re primarily responsible will be procuring goods and services on behalf of Liverpool City Council.

Reporting to the Procurement Coordinator, this role will assist in the management of Council’s tendering processes in order to meet internal customer requirements in a timely manner and in accordance with the Local Government Act 1993 and the Local Government (General) Regulation 2005.
You will also offer support and guidance to internal clients to assist them in achieving value for money and ensuring probity and accountability for procurement outcomes
The successful applicant will have:

  • Experience in the execution and administration of the tendering process;
  • Demonstrated experience in providing procurement advice and guidance to clients on tendering and contract processes
  • Experience in using an Enterprise Management System (e.g. Technology One, SAP,)
  •  Sound knowledge of the Local Government (General) Regulation and Council’s policies and procedures or demonstrated ability to acquire the knowledge and skills required.
  • Ability to understand customer needs and develop suitable strategies to ensure customer satisfaction.
  • Advanced communication skills and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to problem solve and think innovatively.

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 - Procurement Officer Ref: 2015/2526

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

Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure)      Ref: 2015/2119

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

Salary: $76,454.56 - $83,774.65
Contact: Mark Egan, Coordinator Community Planning on 9821 7784.
Closing Date: Friday, 31 July 2015

The City of Liverpool is a rapidly growing residential area, with rural, industrial and commercial precincts. 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.
As Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure) you will work within the Community Planning Team to drive the priorities of the Community Facilities Strategy. Council’s portfolio of community facilities needs to be improved to ensure that maximum community benefit is achieved while minimising operational cost. You will have exceptional stakeholder management skills that will be applied in leading a multidisciplinary internal working group to deliver shared goals as well as engaging with external stakeholders in the community sector.

As the successful applicant, you will have an innate understanding of how effective community facilities operate and the range of benefits that they provide to the community. Ideally you will also have experience in management, operation and/or planning of community facilities, preferably within a government context. Your experience will provide you with a broad understanding of the challenges involved in operating multi-use spaces and how to overcome them. You will know how to link the delivery of functional community space with identified community priorities.

You will also be tasked with reviewing social policy and preparing strategic 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.

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 - Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure) Ref: 2015/2119

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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

People and Workplace Design Advisor  Ref: 2015/2120

1 x Temporary Part Time (Job Share) - 21 hours, 3 days per week ( Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)

Salary: $39,760.27 to $43,567.04 pa
Contact: Anna Rizos, to Coordinator People and Workplace 9821 9180
Closing Date: Friday, 31 July 2015   

Our People and Organisational Development team have an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and energetic People and Workplace Design Advisor to join their supportive and committed team.

As a key member of the People and Organisational Development team, you will be committed to delivering professional people and organisational development services that support Liverpool City Council’s strategic directions and values.

Reporting to the Coordinator Organisational Development, this role provides a mix of strategic people and operational activities (focussing on organisation structure and establishment, position management and job evaluation), working in partnership with Council’s business units in developing a healthy and positive organisational culture to achieve business objectives through people. You will also be playing a leading role in implementing councils newly developed workforce management plan.  

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a human resources related discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, across divisional
  • Proven experience with organisation structure, job design, job analysis and job evaluation
  • Experience in human resource policy development
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating, developing and implementing people and organisational development initiatives

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 - People and Workplace Design Advisor Ref: 2015/2120

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 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

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Last updated on 4th Aug 2015