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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.

For more information please click on the following highlighted links:

POSITIONS VACANT

Stores Coordinator Ref: 2016/2140

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

Salary: $70,800.26 to $77,568.37 pa + 9.5% super
Location: Rose Street, Depot
Closing Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2016

We are seeking a person with extensive experience in managing the Council’s Stores located at 101 Rose Street, Liverpool. You will be responsible for the supply, storage and distribution of equipment, materials and goods used and produced by the Council and also ensuring the security and integrity of the stock control system.  You will also be responsible for the purchase of small plant items and organising the service/repair for small plant and recommend the need for their replacement as required.

Essential Criteria:

To be successful in this role the candidate should have:

  • Extensive experience and knowledge in stores management that includes stock control, stores layout, stores programs and obsolescence inventory control. 
  • Considerable experience in computerised stores management environment with proven computer based skills.
  • Must have a sound knowledge of computer applications; including Microsoft Office and financial software.

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

For further information about the position please contact Wayne Carter, Director City Presentation on 9821 9541.

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.

Position Description - Stores Coordinator Ref: 2016/2140



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Alliance Customer Liaison Officer Ref: 2016/2184

1 x Temporary Full Time (12 months maternity leave) - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $57,985.48 to $63,412.68 pa + 9.5% super
Location: Customer Service Centre, 33 Moore Street
Closing Date: Wednesday, 1 June 2016

We are seeking an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed person to work within a professional customer service team to deliver friendly customer service to the community. The position will be on a rotational basis between the Customer Service Counter and the Contact Centre.

You will be responsible for the provision of high quality information to meet the needs of Council and clients (internal and external) and to promote the image of Council as both efficient and courteous.
It is essential that you have experience in cash handling and balancing of monies, customer service both over the phone and face to face and a commitment to customer satisfaction.  You will also have excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills, proficient data entry and word processing skills, together with experience in processing forms and requests.

Experience in contact centre environment, using computerised databases and PC applications and also experience in Local Government is an advantage.

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

For further information about the position please contact Angela Hume, Deputy Operations Manager on 02 98219372.

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.

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Position Description - Alliance Customer Liaison Officer Ref: 2016/2184



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Senior Planning Advisory Officer Ref: 2016/1835

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

Salary: $87,001.14 to $95,330.99 pa + 9.5% super + leaseback vehicle
Location: Moore Street, Administration Building
Closing Date: Sunday, 29 May 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 Development Assessment team for an experienced and energetic Senior Planner to run Councils planning advisory service. If you are passionate about customer service and providing high quality planning advice within a fast growing LGA then look no further.

The primary function of this position will be providing high quality planning advice to our customers through face to face and phone contact and through written advice. You will also be responsible for the lodgment of development applications to ensure completeness and take an active role in improving the planning advisory service for the benefit of our community.

This is a newly created position and will suit a self-motivated and experienced planner, who has excellent communication skills and the ability to mentor other staff within a team environment. This position is for career focused individual who is 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 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
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with internal and external clients and stakeholders.

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

For further information about the position please contact David Smith, Coordinator Development Assessment on (02) 9821 9593.

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.

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Position Description - Senior Planning Advisory Officer Ref: 2016/1835



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Coordinator Facilities Maintenance Programs  Ref: 2015/3777

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

Salary: $79,091.93 to $86,664.53 pa + 9.5% Super 
Location: Rose Street, Depot
Closing Date: Sunday, 29 May 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.
Reporting to the Director of City Presentation, your key responsibility will be to develop, coordinate and maintain scheduled building preventative and programmed maintenance programs, participate in other building asset management functions and major building projects within Council on operational and community land.
This position will also be required to provide technical advice in respect to building asset and property maintenance matters.

We are seeking a person with extensive experience in facilities management to lead and manage the day to day activities of maintenance team to ensure Council are in line with stakeholder and community expectations.

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

For further information about the position please contact Wayne Carter, Director City Presentation on (02) 9821 9541.

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.

Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Position Description -  Coordinator Facilities Maintenance Programs Ref: 2015/3777



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Student Planner Ref: 2016/0511

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

Salary: Commencing salary of $33,209.64 per annum + 9.5% Super  
Location: Moore Street, Administration Building
Closing Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016

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 Development Assessment giving you a great understanding of the development assessment process.

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 affecting Liverpool together with experience dealing with a range of customers and good report writing skills.

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

For further information about the position please contact David Smith, Coordinator Development Assessment on (02) 9821 9593.

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.

Position Description -  Student Planner Ref: 2016/0511



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

Senior Land Development Engineer Ref: 2016/1234

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

Salary: Negotiable, includes 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance plus Superannuation and Leaseback Vehicle
Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building
Closing Date: Thursday, 26 May 2016

Join one of the fastest growing cities in Sydney today! Our Local Government Area has substantial land release for residential/industrial subdivisions and we are seeking an experienced and self-motivated professional to join our team as a Senior Land Development Engineer.

You will be responsible for the processing of development applications (subdivisions) and providing engineering input and advice for development applications assessments. You will produce construction certificates and permits and oversee design and construction of developments to ensure compliance with DA approvals, relevant acts, ordinance, planning instruments, codes and policies.

You must have a degree in civil engineering or equivalent with recent relevant experience in development assessment and engineering design and construction of civil works associated with the development (minimum 5 years).

Our Council offers fantastic 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.

For further information about the position please contact Stephen Joannidis – Manager Development Engineering on (02) 9821 8829.

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.
Previous Applicants Need Not Apply

Position Description -  Senior Land Development Engineer Ref: 2016/1234



Liverpool City Council is committed
to providing a working environment that supports all employees to reach their full potential

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

Work Experience Online Form Engineer Volunteer Internship Online Form

Last updated on 2016-05-23AEST16:06:25+1000