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

Executive Assistant to the Mayor Ref: 2015/1090

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

Salary: To be negotiated
Contact: Deborah Cuthbertson, Executive Assistant to General Manager on 02 9821 9221
Closing Date: Friday, 17 April 2015

We are seeking an enthusiastic and flexible person who is highly motivated and professional to join our team at Liverpool City Council. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing professional, high level administrative and executive assistance to the Mayor of Liverpool City. They will be willing to learn and grow, have a good understanding of a political environment and demonstrate exceptional customer service skills.

Some of the key areas of responsibility for this high profile and challenging role include managing the Mayor's diary and correspondence, being a first point of contact for the community, coordinating meetings and travel arrangements, and assisting the Mayor as required.

To be successful, you will possess a high level of initiative with proven organisational and time management skills. You will have experience working within a senior executive or political environment. You will also be flexible, available to work out of normal business hours, have strong attention to detail and excellent verbal and written communication skills.

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 a two page executive summary detailing their work history and relevant experience.

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

Position Description - Executive Assistant to the Mayor

To be considered for this position, please include; a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and a two page executive summary detailing your work history and relevant experience

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

Early Childhood Teacher Ref: 2015/1085

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

Salary: $60,214.32 to $65,979.50 pa
Contact: Tina Sangiuliano, Coordinator Early Childhood Programs on 98217795
Closing Date: Wednesday, 16 April 2015

A great opportunity for an energetic and innovative Early Childhood Teacher to join our diverse and passionate Team!

As an Early Childhood Teacher, you will Leading the development, implementation and evaluation of programmes based upon the Early Years Learning Framework (EYLF), reflecting current approaches and theories of early childhood education, and advocating for the provision of quality early childhood programmes for young children. In collaboration with the Centre teams, you will create a safe, supporting, stimulating and educational environment for children and the inclusion of programmes for children with additional needs attending our Centres.

You will have experience in mentoring and supporting other team members to develop and deliver educations programs and ensure compliance with all relevant regulations and policies within the Childcare environment. 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 require the applicant to possess:
* Degree in Early Childhood Teaching
* 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
* A First Aid Certificate and a valid Working with Children Check

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 - Early Childhood Teacher

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 Events Coordinator Ref: 2015/0839

1x Parental Leave Contract - Full Time – 35 hours, 5 days per week until April 2016

Salary: $83,761.36 to $91,781.04 including leased back vehicle
Contact: Julie Scott, Manager Economic Development on 9821 9575
Closing Date: Friday, 3 May 2015

The Economic Development Unit of Liverpool City Council is responsible for marketing Liverpool as a prime business destination, working with existing businesses in Liverpool to assist firms grow, innovate  and  improve their competitiveness and developing and implementing a City Centre Strategy that stimulates commercial activity.  

As the Senior Events Co-ordinator you will deliver Council's annual events program in conjunction other event organisers across Council. You will lead the planning and delivery of Council's annual events program and identify opportunities to link these events to other stakeholder economic and business development activities.  You will also lead the development, implementation and review of events policies, procedures and strategies and be responsible for the production of Council events including concept development, production, risk management, promotion, administration and evaluation.

You will have:  

  • Tertiary qualifications in event management or a minimum of six years' experience in developing and delivering major events
  • A Class C Drivers Licence
  • Demonstrated experience in event management from conception to completion
  • Demonstrated experience in event infrastructure procurement and management including; audiovisual, lighting, hire equipment, staging and sound
  • Demonstrated ability to develop creative event programs that reflect audience needs
  • Demonstrated experience in supervising activities of team members including contract staff and council interns
  • Proven ability to produce high quality work, within strict deadlines, with minimal supervision
  • Experience in preparing and administering event/project budgets
  • Demonstrated ability to prepare reports, correspondence, presentations, and displays relevant to the position
  • Experience in analysing and responding to market research
  • Experience in database management and reporting

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 -Senior Events Coordinator

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 Building Surveyor - Fire Safety    Ref: 2015/0851

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

Salary:  Salary Range $84,713.87 - $92,824.72 plus lease vehicle.
Contact: Nada Mardini, Manager Community Standards on 98219227
Closing Date: Monday, 30 March 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 senior opportunity for a highly skilled and motivated professional committed to business excellence and innovation in service delivery. You will be a key member of Council's Community Standards team with a focus on implementing and monitoring fire safety compliance for buildings to ensure an acceptable standard of safety.

This is a challenging and rewarding position within Council's organisational structure. The successful applicant will have tertiary qualifications in Building Surveying as well as sound technical skills and experience relevant to the role. Additionally, strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to effectively take the lead in this specialised area are essential.

You will drive solutions in fire safety standards that will make a difference for Liverpool.

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.

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.

Position Description -Senior Building Surveyor - Fire Safety

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 2nd Apr 2015