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

Strategic Planner  Ref: 2015/2133

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

Salary: $66,267.07 to $72,611.76 pa
Contact: Bruce Macnee, Manager Strategic Planning on 9821 9341
Closing Date: Wednesday, 15 July 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 and road 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.

Council is seeking a proactive team player who can:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the issues relevant to strategic planning in South Western Sydney; and
  • Deliver strategic planning solutions to secure positive planning outcomes for the community.

As an integral part of this small and highly motivated team, you will apply your knowledge and experience to the range of strategic planning initiatives being undertaken by the City.

You will be able to undertake strategic research, analysis and interpretation as well as be able to consult with a range of audiences within Council and the community. Your time management and prioritisation skills will be excellent. You will be a self-starter who takes initiative and is adaptable, accountable and flexible.

Council offers excellent 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 - Strategic Planner Ref: 2015/2133

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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

People and Workplace Design Advisor  Ref: 2015/2120

1 x Temporary Part Time (Job Share) - 21 hours, 3 days per week ( Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)

Salary: $39,760.27 to $43,567.04 pa
Contact: Anna Rizos, Coordinator Organisational Development on 9821 9180
Closing Date: Monday, 13 July 2015    

Our People and Organisational Development team have an exciting career opportunity for an experienced and energetic People and Workplace Design Advisor to join their supportive and committed team.

As a key member of the People and Organisational Development team, you will be committed to delivering professional people and organisational development services that support Liverpool City Council’s strategic directions and values.

Reporting to the Coordinator Organisational Development, this role provides a mix of strategic people and operational activities (focussing on organisation structure and establishment, position management and job evaluation), working in partnership with Council’s business units in developing a healthy and positive organisational culture to achieve business objectives through people. You will also be playing a leading role in implementing councils newly developed workforce management plan.  

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a human resources related discipline or equivalent knowledge and experience
  • Strong stakeholder engagement skills, across divisional
  • Proven experience with organisation structure, job design, job analysis and job evaluation
  • Experience in human resource policy development
  • Demonstrated experience in initiating, developing and implementing people and organisational development initiatives

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 - People and Workplace Design Advisor Ref: 2015/2120

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 Infrastructure)   Ref:2015/2119

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

Salary: $74,444.56 to $81,572.20 pa
Contact: Mark Egan, Coordinator Community Planning on 9821 7784.
Closing Date: Friday, 10 July 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 Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure) to join a multi-disciplinary team to help achieve organisational outcomes.
As a Community Planning Policy Officer (Social Infrastructure) you will work within the Community Planning Unit to undertake a range of work that contributes to building the social cohesion of Liverpool. This work 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. The position is also tasked with reviewing social policy and preparing policy documents for Council. Advanced written and verbal communications skills are required as well as an understanding of demographic analysis including use of ABS and other research data.

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.
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 Infrastructure)   Ref:2015/2119

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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

Assistant Ranger – Animal Control Ref: 2015/2089

1x Permanent Full Time – 38 hours, 7 days per week on a roster system

We are looking for a self-motivated individual seeking a challenging role within an innovative and progressive working environment.

The Regulatory Services Unit is responsible for a diverse range of works including animal management, parking enforcement and general ranger duties. You will be required to investigate and take appropriate action in relation to stray/nuisance animals and dog attacks. You will also be required to collect capture and transport Companion Animals.

You will have a proven commitment to team outcomes and a Certificate IV in Local Government – either completed or currently studying or relevant experience. In addition, you will be required to have a Current NSW Driver’s License together with good negotiation and persuasive skills.    

This position has a salary range of $55,598.85 to $60,770.63 pa. Salary will be dependent upon relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicant.

For further information please contact Ben Krkach on 02 9821 7234.

Closing Date: Tuesday, 7 July 2015

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 Ranger – Animal Control Ref: 2015/2089

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

Infrastructure Services Support Officer Ref: 2015/2091

x1 Permanent Full Time – 35 hours per week, 5 days per week

Salary: $55,023.68 - $60,120.14
Contact: Bernard Hungley, Coordinator IT Operation on 02 9821 9104
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2015  

Liverpool City Council has an exciting opportunity for an Infrastructure Services Support Officer, who will be committed to delivering professional Information Communication Technology (ICT) services that supports Council’s strategic directions and deliver innovative reliable information systems. This is a challenging and rewarding role.

To be successful in this role you need:

  • Two years of trouble-shooting experience with Microsoft products
  • Working knowledge of PCs, telephony, networks, servers, peripherals
  • Proven problem solving and diagnostic skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Great team player

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 - Infrastructure Services Support Officer Ref: 2015/2091

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 Systems and Network Officer Ref: 2015/2090

x1 Permanent Full Time – 35 hours per week, 5 days per week

Salary: $83,761.36 - $91,781.04
Contact: Bernard Hungley - Coordinator IT Operation on 02 9821 9104
Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2015

Liverpool City Council has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Systems and Network Officer, who will be a key member of the IT Team, committed to excellent service to Council staff and the Liverpool community. This is a challenging and rewarding role.

To be successful in this role you need:

  • Strong knowledge and experience with Windows Server
  • Strong Networking experience - Routing, Switching, Firewall, VOIP
  • Knowledge and experience with virtualization (Hyper-V, VMware)
  • Strong Active Directory skills - group policy, DNS, AD replication, migrations and administration
  • Sound communication skills
  • Commitment to excellent customer service
  • Great team player

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 Systems and Network Officer Ref: 2015/2090

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

Coordinator Work Health and Safety  Ref: 2015/2064

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

Salary: $83,761.36 - $91,781.04 pa
Contact: Gary Grantham, Chief Financial Officer, Director - Corporate Services on 02 9821 9520
Closing Date: Friday, 3 July 2015

Liverpool City Council is a NSW Workers Compensation Self Insurer and has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Coordinator Work Health and Safety looking for a challenging and rewarding role. As a key member of the WHS team, you will be committed to implementing innovative solutions for Liverpool City Council.

Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer, Director - Corporate Services, and working cooperatively with all parts of the business, this role will drive significant change in areas of strategic co-ordination, technical support and advisory services relating to injury prevention and injury management programs and services for Liverpool City Council.

Specifically, the role will be responsible for the development and implementation of policies and procedures to ensure Council meets its statutory obligations in the provision of Work Health & Safety, Workers Compensation and rehabilitation in accordance with all relevant industrial instruments and ensure Councils Work Health and Safety Systems and Procedures comply with WorkCover NSW requirements.  As well as ensuring compliance with Councils Self Insurer Licensing requirements and the requirements of the National Self Insurer OHS Management System Audit Tool (Version 3).

With appropriate tertiary qualifications and deep understanding of legislative and statutory requirements, experience in leading an organisation through accreditation and exceptional interpersonal and influencing skills are essential for success in this role, together with excellent people management and leadership skills and sound change management experience.

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

Full position description and instructions how to apply for this role are available on Council website http://www.liverpool.nsw.gov.au/council/careers.

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.

Position Description - Coordinator Work Health and Safety  Ref: 2015/2064

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
Optimising My Success With My Work Experience Application:
  • It is important that you complete ALL sections of the online form.
  • You need to select a Term (1, 2, 3 or 4) for your work experience to take place in. The terms have a date range attached to them that generally relate to school terms (this is not the entire date range that your work experience will take place in).
  • Provide a specified Date Range that you need the work experience to take place in.
    For example you may have selected Term 4 (6 October to 18 December) but the specific date range you require for the work experience is for 10-15 October 2015.
  • Provide as much information as possible within the free-text area titled: Description of your current level of work experience and reason for your work experience submission.
    This is where you can elaborate on the exact type of work experience or skill that you are wanting to gain from your work experience – the more detailed, the better, as this information enables        us to target the Department/Unit that can best provide you with the experience you require.
  • Ensure you upload your current CV/Resume AND your relevant Insurance Details. Please refer to the section regarding insurance requirements, to see if this applies to your situation.
  • 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 maximise your chances of a successful placement for your Work Experience.
Will I be kept up to date as to the progress of my request?
  • You will receive an Acknowledgement email upon receiving your request (this is not an automated response).
  • You will also receive an email advising you on the status of your request once the relevant Manager has assessed your application. This review process happens on a quarterly basis, approximately 2 weeks after the closing date for each Term.If for some reason there has been a change relating to the availability of work experience within your chosen area of interest, we will notify you of the details, and any suggested action that may be required.

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

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Last updated on 30th Jun 2015