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

Childcare Cook Ref: 2015/1676

1x Permanent Part Time - 25 hours per week

Salary: $29,273.36 to $31,830.51 pa
Contact: Tina Sangiuliano, Coordinator Early Childhood Programs on 9821 7795
Closing Date: Friday, 11 June 2015  

We have a great opportunity for you to join our Early Childhood Services team. We are seeking a Cook to provide nutritious and hygienically prepared meals at our Early Education and Care Centres.

You will need experience in planning and delivering nutritionally based meals that are culturally and dietary appropriate. Working in an Early Education and Care setting, you will have effective communication and interpersonal skills as well as experience in maintaining a hygienic kitchen in accordance with food safety standards.

Please ensure you meet the following essential criteria before submitting an application.

Qualifications/Licences 

  • Accredited food safety/food handling course, nutrition and menu planning course, or working towards this qualification
  • This position is subject to a working with children check – please provide your current working with children check verification number

Experience

  • Application of relevant food safety standards and guidelines in a child care environment
  • Evaluating menus, food supplies and equipment

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 - Childcare Cook Ref: 2015/1676

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

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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

Child and Family Support Officer - Ref: 2015/1674

1x Permanent Part Time - 21 hours per week

Salary: $38,371.27 to $42,045.18 pa
Contact: Tina Sangiuliano, Coordinator Early Childhood Programs on 9821 7795
Closing Date: Friday, 10 June 2015

We have a great opportunity for you to join our Early Childhood Services team. We are seeking an experienced early childhood professional to assist the Coordinator Early Childhood programs in delivering programs aimed to enhance children's early learning and developmental outcomes in the Liverpool area. This includes specialised work in planning for social infrastructure and services, the support to early education and care service providers inclusive of playgroups, transition to schools programs, parenting programs, vacation care and strategic work relating to Families Children's Planning.

The Child and Family Support Officer will be require to:

  •  Support in the development of strategic delivery plans in relation to the support and delivery of  Family and Children Services for the Liverpool area.
  • Provide support, advice and consultancy to early childhood professionals working with children within the Liverpool area.
  • Completing relevant reports, funding submissions and applications.
  • Maintaining internal records to support data requirements as outlined in the NSW Department of Education and Communities Family and Children Program Guidelines and terms and conditions.
  • Research, develop and design information on current industry practises, new developments in the profession and current research to educate the sector.
  •  Active involvement in local and NSW Childhood forums and networks.

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 - Child and Family Support Officer - Ref: 2015/1674

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

Group Projects Officer Ref: 2015/1569

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

Salary: $68,938.91 to $75,529.08
Contact: Sarah Rees, Coordinator Community Development on 9821 7756
Closing Date: Friday, 5 June 2015

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 Group Projects Officer to join a multi-disciplinary team to shape and achieve organisational outcomes.

As the Group Projects Officer you will be responsible for delivering specialised community development projects including research, strategy and policy development. Reporting to the Coordinator, you will be responsible for leading and managing individual and team projects, developing funding applications and identifying and responding to emerging community trends.

You will possess tertiary qualifications in Social Science or a related field combined with practical experience. In this dynamic and challenging role, you will need a high level of analytical, organisational and time management skills to ensure that tasks are completed within time frames and budgets. Experience in the local government or equivalent context is desirable.

  • Tertiary qualifications in social science or equivalent, combined with extensive practical experience in the relevant areas in order to effectively plan, develop and manage the activities of the Unit.
  • Demonstrated experience in community capacity building and/or community development practice
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating, delivering and evaluating community projects
  • Demonstrated experience in planning and undertaking community consultation, research, analysis and policy development
  • Demonstrated capacity in maintaining working relationships with a broad range of stakeholders

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 - Group Projects Officer

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

Building Surveyor Ref: 2014/3467

Permanent Full Time– 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $ 72,893.76 pa to $ 79,872.94 per annum plus a leaseback vehicle
Contact: Nada Mardini on 98219227
Closing Date: Friday 5 June 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 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 building surveyor 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 provide professional advice and carry out inspections, approvals and certification services in accordance with statutory requirements. In addition, you will also undertake specific projects within the business unit as required.

You will have demonstrated experience in inspections to ensure compliance with relevant standards and codes and a working knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Local Government Act 1993, Building Code of Australia and other related legislation and Court procedures. As a good communicator, you will be capable of clarifying requirements and conveying information to a diverse client group.

An Associate Diploma or Degree in Environmental Health & Building Surveying or equivalent with eligibility for acceptance into the BPB NSW Accreditation Scheme for Council Officers is essential.

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.

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 - Building Surveyor

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

Assistant Environmental Health Officer 2015/1552

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

Salary: $56,461.04 to $65,979.50pa
Contact: Steven Tuntevski, Team Leader – Environmental Health on 9821 7718.
Closing Date: Wednesday 3 June 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 have an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated and enthusiastic Environmental Health Officer to be part of a dedicated team responsible for protecting, promoting and enhancing environmental health standards in Liverpool.

You will be required to undertake regulatory inspections under relevant environmental and public health legislation. Key functions of this position will include but not be limited to the inspection of food premises, skin penetration premises, hairdressers, cooling towers, swimming and spa pools, on-site sewage managements systems and investigating environmental and public health complaints.

The successful applicant will have

  • tertiary qualifications in Environmental Health or equivalent, or be undertaking these studies
  • a current drivers licence
  • a sound working knowledge of environmental health legislation
  • strong written and verbal communication skills and
  • experience in carrying out regulatory inspections under relevant environmental and public health legislation.

In addition, if you are undertaking studies Council will support you by providing financial reimbursement of course fees and time off to attend class.

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

Our Council offers fantastic employment conditions including a competitive salary, flexi-time, access to the learning and development scheme and 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 - Assistant Environmental Health Officer

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

Senior Development Planner -  2015/1521

1x Permanent Senior Development Planner
1x Temporary Senior Development Planner-6 month maternity relief contract

Salary: $84,713.87 to $92,824.72 plus lease back vehicle for Permanent Appointee
Contact: Lina Kakish, Manager, Development Assessment on 9821 9293
Closing Date: Wednesday, 3 June 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.

Exciting opportunities have arisen within Council's Development Assessment team for two (2) experienced and energetic Senior Planners, one permanent and the other temporary for 6 months. If you are looking to expand on your development assessment skills and gain further experience in assessing a variety of interesting and challenging development applications within a fast growing LGA then look no further.

The primary function of these positions will be the assessment of a range of complex development applications as well as attending pre-development meetings with industry representatives. The positions will suit self-motivated and experienced planners who have excellent communication skills and the ability to mentor other staff within a team environment. These positions are for career focused individuals who are willing to accept the challenge of providing a high level of service to the Liverpool community.

The successful applicants will have:

  • At least 4-5 years experience in development assessment with Degree qualifications in town planning or a related field;
  • Demonstrated understanding of the planning policy and procedures to ensure an efficient and effective development assessment process and key timeframes are met; and
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with internal and external clients and stakeholders.

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 - Senior Development 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

Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Planning)-  2015/0554

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

Salary: $74,444 to $81,572 per annum
Contact: Mark Egan, Coordinator Community Planning on 9821 7784.
Closing Date:  Friday , 29 May 2015

The City of Liverpool is a rapidly growing area, with residential, rural, industrial and commercial precincts. Liverpool is the regional city for South Western Sydney with a population that will double in the coming decades with new urban development. These developments bring an exciting opportunity for a Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Planning) to join our multi-disciplinary team to help achieve our organisational goals.
An exciting opportunity exists to join the multidisciplinary Community Planning team at Liverpool City Council. As Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Planning), you will undertake a range of work that contributes to building the social cohesion of Liverpool. In this role you will have a thorough understanding of demographic data and statistical analysis, excellent community engagement skills, and a keen interest and understanding of current social policy.
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. Advanced written and verbal communications skills are required as well as a 'can do' attitude and an enthusiasm for making a difference to communities.
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.

Previous applicants need not re-apply

Position Description - Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Planning)

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 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
Feedback Regarding Your Submission:

All applicants will receive feedback, in writing, regarding their submission within 2 weeks of the closing date for their nominated term.

Optimising Your Chances:

Whilst we will try our best to accommodate your request for Work Experience, we strongly recommend that you also contact other agencies, companies or organisations, to increase your chances of a successful placement for work experience.

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

Please click here to submit your application.


Last updated on 28th May 2015