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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.
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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

Curator/Producer Theatre Ref: 2015/1277

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

Salary: $77,012.59 to $84,386.11 pa
Contact: Nikita Karvounis, Assistant Director, Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on 02 9612 5211
Closing Date: Thursday, 7 May 2015

Casula Powerhouse is an award-winning, multi-disciplinary arts centre, located within the City of Liverpool in Western Sydney. The centre boasts six galleries and two performance spaces including a 326 seat theatre and a flexible performance space which can seat up to 100 people. We are looking for an experienced theatre producer to program and present a vibrant and diverse performing arts season.

You will be responsible for the curation, administration and management of the theatre season including matinee and evening performances, the Way out West Children's Festival and the creation and production of special events. Working within the Western Sydney context you bring to the role of Theatre Curator/Producer an extensive knowledge of the Australian and international performing arts practice, highly developed communication and negotiation skills, proven track record in sourcing funding and managing budgets and an ability to implement innovative audience development strategies for general public, access, seniors, youth and CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) audiences.

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 - Curator/Producer Theatre

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

Manager Development Engineering Ref: 2015/1225

  • Senior management role reporting to the Director Planning and Growth
  • Responsible for the Traffic and Transport and Land Development Engineering functions
  • Challenging and demanding leadership position in high growth Council
  • Opportunity to shape the future of the City of Liverpool

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 investment.

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 highly skilled and motivated professional to lead our newly created Development Engineering Department to ensure Council delivers on our vision for a vibrant regional city of opportunity, prosperity and diversity. You will be committed to the delivery of high quality, consistent and sustainable development engineering outcomes that will make a difference for the people, agencies and businesses of Liverpool.

A key challenge in this role will be to merge the Traffic and Transport and Land Development Engineering Units, which have operated separately in the past, into one Department, creating a high performing team and optimising any opportunities for increased operational effectiveness.

This is a high profile, challenging and rewarding senior management position within Council's organisational structure. Strong leadership and management skills and the ability to effectively lead, mentor and coach a diverse group of professionals are critical attributes.

Degree qualifications in Civil Engineering and/or Traffic Engineering or equivalent with extensive practical experience in the relevant areas, especially within local government, are essential.

An attractive package including a lease back vehicle will be offered commensurate with this senior position.

For more information on this role please contact Toni Averay, Director Planning and Growth on 98219396 in strict confidence.

Applications close on Thursday 30th April 2015.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter addressing the selection criteria in no more than two pages and a current resume with two (2) work related references.

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

Position Description - Manager Development Engineering Ref: 2015/1225

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)  Ref: 2015/0554

1 x Temporary 12 month Contract - 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, 1 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.
This position works within the Community Planning Unit to undertake a range of activities that contributes to building the social cohesion of Liverpool. This includes; demographic research and planning, review of social impact assessments for key development applications and managing community engagement functions across Council.

The role facilitates monthly community forums and administers Council's on-line community engagement platform and is also tasked with reviewing social policy and preparing policy documents for Council. The successful applicant will play a key role in supporting staff across Council with access and interpretation of demographic information. The successful applicant will provide guidance and advice to Council on matters of importance to the local community.

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 an understanding of demographic analysis including use of ABS and other research data.
Salary will be dependent upon the relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and response to the essential and desirable selection criteria as set out in the position description. You should address the essential and desirable selection criteria individually as it allows the selection committee to assess how you meet the criteria in a clear and concise way. Applicants who do not meet the essential criteria will not be considered.

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

Position Description - Community Planning Policy Officer (Social 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 1st May 2015