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Careers

Council employs a dedicated team of more than 800 people - from child care staff to accountants; from maintenance crews to IT specialists. See how you could join a skilled and enthusiastic team serving the local community.

Job Opportunities

1 x Permanent Part Time – 25 hours, 5 days per week

Location: Holsworthy Early Education and Care Centre

Salary: $31,631.89 - $34,395.10 per annum + 9.5% super

Closing Date: Sunday, 3 June 2018

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.

To succeed in this role you should have;

  • Accredited food safety/food handling qualifications.
  • Nutrition and menu planning course, or working towards this qualification.
  • Knowledge of relevant food safety standards and guidelines in a child care environment.
  • Experience in evaluating menus, food supplies and equipment.

This position is subject to a working with children check – please provide your current working with children check verification number.

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

For further information about the position please contact Karyn Worlledge, Acting Manager Children’s Services on 8711 7637.

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.

Children's Services Cook - Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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

Opportunity to accrue Flexitime in line with Councils policies (up to 2 flexi days per month)

Salary: $99,560.67 - $109,093.03 pa + 9.5% super + Council Leaseback Vehicle

Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building, Liverpool NSW 2170

Closing Date: Sunday, 3 June 2018

Liverpool is one of Sydney's most 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 and road and a future airport, Western Sydney Airport.

A truly transformational infrastructure project, Western Sydney Airport is set to open in 2026 and will be the jewel in our Aerotropolis City – and you have the opportunity to be part of a once in a lifetime project!

In addition, with the recently signed City Deal we have secured the foundations for the future development of Liverpool as a dynamic centre of South West Sydney - Wendy Waller- Liverpool Mayor

Liverpool wins big in city deal

We are seeking a person with plenty of drive and passion, and extensive experience in development assessment, to lead a team of planners in the assessment of all development applications. This is a great opportunity to take that next step in your planning career and be part of an organisation shaping the future of its community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist and mentor development planners and staff in processing and assessing minor and major/complex development applications and interpreting planning issues.
  • Assess, appraise, process and determine various minor and major/complex development applications.
  • Report to the Independent Hearing and Assessment Panel and Council in response to submitted development applications and other development assessment matters.
  • Provide efficient, pro-active, informative and responsive service to other departments, other organisations and the community, consistent with legislation, regulations, council’s policies, objectives, vision and core values.

A Planning qualification at diploma or degree level with eligibility for acceptance by the Planning Institute of Australia is required.

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

For further information about the position please contact Lina Kakish, Manager Development Assessment on 8711 7533.

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.

Team Leader Development Assessment - Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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

Salary: $71,605.96 to $78,461.82 pa + super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

Liverpool City Council is rapidly transforming to lead the Liverpool Community through a period of immense change and growth. These changes bring an exciting opportunity for a full time Procurement Business Partner to join the Procurement team.

Your main purpose alongside your day to day operational buying activities will be stakeholder management; to truly understand the business objectives through partnering with the different business units as your internal clients. You’ll translate these insights to ensure the development, management and prioritisation of procurement activities and ensure delivery.  You’ll clarify sourcing strategies to the business to create transparency and buy-in and help shape strategic planning for Liverpool City Council.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Providing management, oversight and advice on the creation and management of tender/Quote processes to assigned business units.
  • Providing information, advice, training, guidance and assistance to assigned business units on procurement matters.
  • Stakeholder Management - understanding the business objectives through partnering with the different business units as your internal clients, translating business insights to ensure the development, management and prioritisation of procurement activities and ensuring delivery
  • Focus on improvements opportunities in the current way of working to evolve towards end-to-end value adding projects in which you’ll take a supporting role.

If you have 4+ years of professional experience in a role where networking and higher level stakeholder management is key, have Government Procurement experience*.  If you thrive where you are part of the change to be realized, if your “result focus” keeps you going even when faced with resistance or

setbacks and if your active listening skills and relational capacities are your secret weapon to impact and succeed then you are encouraged to apply.

To be successful in this role you must possess a professional level in spoken and written English.

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

For further information about the position please contact Charlotte Cottam, Procurement Coordinator 8711 7794.

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and a detailed response addressing each of the essential and desirable criteria as listed in the position description. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

Procurement Business Partner - Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

*(other sector procurement experience will be considered)

Permanent Full-time 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $65,065 - $71,295pa plus 9.5% super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool, Administration Building, Liverpool NSW 2170

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

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Liverpool City Council is rapidly transforming to lead the Liverpool community through a period of immense change and growth.  Our working environment is fun, fast paced, dynamic and driven by success.

As the Payroll & Benefits Assistant you will play an integral role in the delivery of payroll services to 850+ employees. Our payroll and benefits team works hard to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the day to day payroll operations, and are rewarded by being a part of a dynamic and fun team that prides itself on adding value to their customers’ experience. This role also assists with Councils recruitment processes by administering and coordinating work variation arrangements.

This is a great opportunity to join Liverpool City Council during a time of transformation and growth!

To be successful you will need to demonstrate your skills and experience relevant to this role, in particular how you meet the following five key criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications (minimum Certificate IV) in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience
  • Experience in payroll and the use of a computerised payroll system
  • Ability to prioritise and multitask work in order to meet strict fortnightly payroll deadlines
  • Demonstrated accuracy and numeracy skills, and attention to detail
  • Computer literacy, including Excel (pivot tables, formulas and data manipulation) and Word

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

Payroll & Benefits Assistant - Position Description

For further information about the position please contact Patricia Pina, Recruitment Business Partner, on 02 8711 7719.

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How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the five key criteria as set out in this advertisement. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

Permanent Full-time 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $71,605 - $78,461pa plus 9.5% super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool, Administration Building, Liverpool NSW 2170

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

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Liverpool City Council is rapidly transforming to lead the Liverpool community through a period of immense change and growth.  Our working environment is fun, fast paced, dynamic and driven by success.

As the Payroll & Benefits Advisor you will play an integral role in the delivery of payroll services to 850+ employees. Our payroll and benefits team works hard to ensure the accuracy and timeliness of the day to day payroll operations, and are rewarded by being a part of a dynamic and fun team that prides itself on adding value to their customers’ experience.

This is a great opportunity to join Liverpool City Council during a time of transformation and growth!

To be successful you will need to demonstrate your skills and experience relevant to this role, in particular how you meet the following five key criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience in payroll
  • Substantial end to end payroll experience
  • Strong ability to prioritise and multitask work in order to meet strict fortnightly payroll deadlines
  • Demonstrated accuracy and numeracy skills, with strong analytical and reconciliation skills and attention to detail
  • High level computer literacy, including Excel (pivot tables, formulas and data manipulation)

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

For further information about the position please contact Patricia Pina, Recruitment Business Partner, on 02 8711 7719.

Payroll & Benefits Advisor - Position Description

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the five key criteria as set out in this advertisement. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

Permanent Full-time 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $97,584 - $106,927pa plus 9.5% super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool, Administration Building, Liverpool NSW 2170

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

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Liverpool City Council is rapidly transforming to lead the Liverpool community through a period of immense change and growth.  Our working environment is fun, fast paced, dynamic and driven by success.

As the Coordinator Talent Development you can make a real contribution to our organisation’s capacity to deliver to the community by making a positive difference to our people and culture. You will achieve this by leading and delivering a mix of strategic people and operational programs and initiatives focussing on people capability, organisational development and cultural change.

This is a truly unique opportunity to innovate, create and inspire our workforce!

To be successful you will need to demonstrate your skills and experience in talent development relevant to this role, in particular how you meet the following five key criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications relating to Human Resource Management and Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (or equivalent)
  • Excellent skill and experience in successfully managing the delivery of a range of people and talent development services that contribute to organisational and cultural change
  • Extensive knowledge and understanding of contemporary talent and organisational development trends, practices and issues
  • High level project management skills and flexible approach to problem solving
  • Sound influencing, coaching and motivational skills

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

For further information about the position please contact Patricia Pina, Recruitment Business Partner, on 02 8711 7719.

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How to Apply: Please click the ‘Apply’ button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume, and response to the five key criteria as set out in this advertisement. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

Temporary Full Time, 35 hours, 5 days per week - 1 year contract initially with the potential for permanency

Salary: To be negotiated with the successful candidate

Location: Rose Street Depot, Liverpool NSW 2170 and 33 Moore Street, Liverpool, Administration Building, Liverpool NSW 2170

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

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Liverpool City Council is rapidly transforming to lead the Liverpool community through a period of immense change and growth.  Our working environment is fun, fast paced, dynamic and driven by success.

As a People Business Partner, you can make a real difference to the capacity of our People Leaders to deliver HR solutions and lead our people on the ground. You will operate as a trusted advisor by partnering directly with our People Leaders, providing proactive guidance and advice on a broad range of human resource activities that delivers results and helps the business to reach its full potential.

In this role you’ll have the opportunity to improve and impact every employee's experience!

To be successful you will need to demonstrate your skills and experience in human resources relevant to this role, in particular how you meet the following five key criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications relating to Human Resources Management or similar
  • High level exposure to various ER/IR disciplines, including direct and extensive experience in a unionised environment
  • High level skills and experience in collaborating with key stakeholders to develop, implement and evaluate organisational reform and people and workplace initiatives and programs
  • High level skills and experience in partnering with people leaders to coach, influence and motivate
  • Exceptional ability to effectively communicate, negotiate and problem-solve

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

For further information about the position please contact Patricia Pina, Recruitment Business Partner, on 02 8711 7719.

People Business Partner - Position Description

How to Apply: Please click the 'Apply' button below. Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume and response to the five key criteria as set out in this advertisement. Applicants who do not meet this criteria will not be considered.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia.

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

Salary: $80,442.28 to $88,144.17 pa + super

Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

Closing Date: Thursday, 31 May 2018

Liverpool is one of Sydney’s most progressive urban and regional centres. It is the capital of South Western Sydney and home to the future Western Sydney airport. One of the fastest growing regions in Sydney, with its current population of 210,000 expected to reach 330,000 in the next twenty years; it offers fantastic lifestyle options, transport accessibility and solid job growth.

The Business Improvement Partner will work with a range of stakeholders to ensure that Council has a robust corporate knowledge database and processes are designed to ensure services are delivered in the most efficient and effective way. It brings together all of the elements that contribute to the alignment of services, processes and systems to achieve Council’s strategic outcomes.

The successful applicant will have the opportunity to work with the Head Audit, Risk and Improvement to develop and lead Council’s continuous improvement program. In addition this position will contribute to the design and development of a number of specific business improvement projects.

This position is responsible for the provision of excellent customer service and liaison with a range of stakeholders across Council.

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

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

For further information about the position please contact George Hampouris, Head Audit, Risk and Improvement on 8711 7776.

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.

Business Improvement Partner - Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia

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

Salary: $71,605.96 to $78,461.82 pa + super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018

As the Tourism Development Officer you will work with stakeholders to effectively contribute to the growth of Liverpool’s visitor economy through the delivery of a Destination Management Plan and implementation of all associated activities. Additionally, you will play a key role in building product and capacity to attract and maintain diverse visitor markets.

You will be an integral part of a small team in the planning and delivery of economic initiatives and projects that will enhance Liverpool as a premium City and develop the economic strength of its surrounding centres.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Arranging and coordinating activities related to tourism events and forums, as organised by Council.
  • Maintaining in-depth knowledge of Liverpool’s visitor experience offer, cultural and natural heritage.
  • Implementing all associated actions, activities and projects outlined in the Destination Management Plan
  • Undertaking research, and keep updated, on new tourism industry initiatives

What we offer:

  • Flexible Work Arrangements: we offer different types of leave and competitive salaries;
  • Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO)
  • Work Health and Safety: we are committed to health, safety and welfare of all our people.
  • Health and Well Being program: we offer a range of tools, resources and services to motivate and assist managing physical health and well being

To be considered for this position you will need a minimum 4 years’ experience in tourism, economic development, marketing or business-related discipline.

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

For further information about the position please contact Vi Girgis,Senior Officer City Precinct on 8711 7559.

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.

Tourism Development Officer - Position Description

Previous applicants need not apply.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia

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

Salary: $78,766.54 - $86,308.01 pa + 9.5% super

Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building, Liverpool NSW 2170

Closing Date: Sunday, 27 May 2018

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.

We are seeking 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.

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

For further information about the position please contact Lina Kakish, Manager Development Assessment on 8711 7533.

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.

Development Assessment Planner - Position Description

Previous applicants need not apply.

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia

1 x Permanent Full Time – 36 hours, 4 days per week

Salary: $64,661.56 - $70,849.52 pa + super

Location: Mechanical Services – 101 Rose Street

Closing Date: Wednesday, 23 May 2018

We are looking for an experienced Mechanic to join our Plant Vehicle Maintenance team to carry out all works involved in servicing and maintaining the Council’s plant, fleet and equipment in a cost effective and timely manner.

To be successful in the position you will need to have:

  • A current HR Drivers Licence or Commitment to obtain HR Drivers Licence within 6 months
  • MVRIC Licence and relevant Trade Certificate
  • Experience in servicing and repairing trucks, light fleet vehicles, heavy plant and machinery
  • Ability to work as part of a highly motivated team

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

For further information about the position please contact Matthew Bullen, Plant and Fleet Coordinator on 8711 7012.

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.

Mechanic - Position Description

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

To be eligible to apply for permanent positions at Liverpool City Council, you need to be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident. For Temporary positions, you need a visa that gives you permission to work in Australia

Great People Great Workplace

"Be part of something greater"

Meet Our People

Working for us is about more than just a job, it’s about the community we serve.

Working in diverse roles, our staff contribute to making our city vibrant, engaging and connected so the community and it's visitors can enjoy all Liverpool has to offer.

We contribute to improving the lives of this generation and generations to come, whether we’re shaping policy or handling enquiries, we all share the common goal of being a part of something bigger and contributing to the changing needs of our local community both now and into the future.

We are committed to encouraging diversity in the workplace and developing a workplace culture that is inclusive, respectful and promotes diversity and embraces the unique skills and qualities of the workforce.

That’s why we have put the necessary programs & initiatives in place to enhance our workforce mobility to grow your career.

Working together

You will be part of a productive, effective and harmonious workplace, where your full potential can be realised. Our Dignity and Respect in the Workplace Program promotes your right to be treated with respect in our workplace and also your obligation to treat others at work with respect.

We are committed to valuing diversity in the workplace.

  • Value Staff
  • Show Leadership
  • Respect People
  • Communicate Effectively

Great employee benefits

You can enjoy a range of Great Employee Benefits. We aim to support you both personally and professionally and help you balance your unique needs and career aspirations through a range of employee benefits:

  • Flexible Work Arrangements: we offer different types of leave and competitive salaries;
  • Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO);
  • Work Health and Safety: we are committed to health, safety and welfare of all our people.

Work/life balance

You will have the opportunity to look at ways to improve your health and create a sense of personal well being, enabling you to reach your potential in all aspects of your work and personal life.

Our Health and Well Being program offers a range of tools, resources and services to motivate and assist managing physical health and well being:

  • Reimbursement of fees for health and fitness related activities;
  • Fitness passport;
  • Employee Assistance Program;
  • Influenza Vaccination Program.

Grow your career

Our People Achieving Program encourages managers and employees with achievement planning to meet regularly to discuss progress, capabilities and development opportunities to get where you want to go and put a plan in place to develop your skills and knowledge.

Our program consists of three simple stages:

  • Achieve career goals;
  • Enabling employees to further develop their skills;
  • Engage in meaningful feedback.

Our Hiring Process

Found a job you want to apply for? Carefully review the job advertisement and position description to determine if the role is right for you.

The position description will help you understand the responsibilities and tasks required in the job.

Cover Letter

Your application must include a cover letter. A Cover letter is a brief introduction about yourself and your relevant skills, qualifications and experience.

Resume

Your application must include an up to date copy of your resume. The resume should provide all the relevant information about your education, employment history, achievements and abilities.

Selection criteria

To be considered for the job, you will need to respond to each of the essential & desirable criteria which are shown in the position description. You will need to write at least one to two paragraphs explaining how you have demonstrated the particular criteria being asked for.

It is important to provide evidence to back up your claims. Use actual examples of what you have done, how well you did it, what you achieved, and how it relates to the requirements of the job you are applying for.

The STAR technique can help you form your answer.

  • Situation: Must be specific and actual. It is important that the example provided lets the Selection Committee know ‘why’ the action took place. The situations or tasks from which actions result are often created by changes in work procedures, job responsibilities, etc.
  • Task: The purpose of the task must be realistic and specific.
  • Action: The “what” and “how”. Actions are what people say and do. They are steps taken in completing a task, how someone lays out work or interacts with others.
  • Result: Outcome or what happened as a result of the action. It is essential that the Selection Committee understand whether the ‘actions’ taken were effective in changing or somehow effecting the identified situation.

Submitting your application

Submit your application by the advertised closing date and time. Late applications may not be accepted.

Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

If your application progresses through initial shortlisting, the next stage(s) will involve face to face interview, sometimes combine with a practical exercise.

The interview may involve a single interview panel consisting of three or more assessors. The interview will include a series behaviour-based questions designed around the selection criteria to enable you to demonstrate how you have successfully meet the requirements of the role.

You can prepare for the interview by reviewing the position description and reflecting on how you’ve demonstrated these capabilities in the workplace or through your studies.

Reference Checks

If you’re being considered for the role, we will contact you to obtain 2 referees. Ideally, your referees should be your current and previous supervisors who can discuss your suitability for the role based on the job requirements.

Reference checks will be completed prior to offering you employment.

Pre-employment medical assessment

All preferred applicants are required to attend a pre-employment medical assessment. The medical will take place at one of Council's chosen providers, and will be conducted at the Council's expense.

Working with Children check

If required, a working with children check will be conducted in accordance with the Child Protection (Working with Children) Act 2012 for applicants applying for a position at council, which has been identified as child-related role.

You will be asked to provide a Working With Children Check (WWCC) number at the time of application. This number will be confirmed at the time of interview.

For information on how to apply for a WWCC number please refer to the Office of the Children's Guardian website.

Offer of Employment

If successful, you will be offered the role verbally, followed by a written ‘Letter of Offer’ via email explaining your terms and conditions of employment.

Eligibility Lists

Candidates who are assessed as meeting the requirements for the role but aren’t successful in their application may also be offered a placement on the eligibility list for similar future vacancies.

Unsuccessful Applicants

Unsuccessful interviewed applicants will be advised via email. Applicants may contact the chairperson of the selection panel for post-assessment feedback.

Career Pathways