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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.

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

For more information please click on the following highlighted links:

POSITIONS VACANT

Student Town Planners Ref: 2014/2440

2x Temporary Full Time– 35 hours, 5 days per week (12months)

Salary: $32,337.90
Contact: David Smith, Acting Coordinator Development Assessment on 9821 9593
Closing Date: Wednesday 11 February 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, 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.

Are you currently in the final year of tertiary studies in Town Planning, Environmental Planning, Urban and Regional Planning or a related field? If so look no further!

Our 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 Planning giving you a holistic understanding and experience in planning implementation.

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 local government areas together with experience dealing with a range of customers and good report writing skills.

How to Apply: Applicants must submit a covering letter, current resume with two (2) work related references and respond 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 -  Student Town Planners

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

Building Surveyors   Ref: 2014/3467

3x Permanent Full Time– 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $ 72,893.76 pa to $ 79,872.94 per annum plus a leaseback vehicle
Contact: Nada Mardini on 98219227
Closing Date: Wednesday 11 February 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, 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 are seeking experienced building surveyor professionals to play an important role in the development of our growing community in a mix of high rise urban, greenfield residential and rural situations. Working in a team environment, you will provide professional advice, inspection, approvals and certification services for development, building and environmental issues to meet statutory requirements. In addition, you will also undertake specific projects within the business unit as required.

You will have demonstrated experience in inspections to ensure compliance with relevant standards and codes and a working knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979, Local Government Act 1993, Building Code of Australia and other related legislation and Court procedures. As a good communicator, you will have the ability to clarify requirements and convey information to a diverse client group.

An Associate Diploma or Degree in Environmental Health & Building Surveying or equivalent with eligibility for acceptance into the BPB NSW Accreditation Scheme for Council Officers is essential.

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 respond 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 -  Building Surveyors

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

Economic Development Assistant Ref: 2014/3471

1x Permanent Part Time - 21 hours per week

Salary: $60,214.32 - $ 65,979.50 pa
Contact: Julie Scott, Manager, Economic Development on 9821 9575
Closing Date: Friday, 30 January 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 Economic Development Assistant you will join a dynamic team in encouraging business investment and jobs growth in a designated regional city.

The position will provide and maintain high quality administrative assistance to the Economic Development team, manage and co-ordinate key business activities including client database management and events management and provide secretariat support to the Council's Economic Development Committee/s in addition to supporting ad hoc projects.

Knowledge/Skills/Qualifications

  • Minimum three years' experience in similar role in business related sector or field
  • Demonstrated experience in use of Microsoft suite of applications including MSWord, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Demonstrated experience in specialist support functions to assist various Managers with an ability to manage varied workloads whilst balancing competing tasks
  • Experience in handling complex enquiries and complaints from both internal and external stakeholders
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated understanding of electronic record management and database systems eg TRIM
  • Relevant administration qualifications
  • Current Class 1 Driver's Licence

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 -   Economic Development Assistant

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

Customer Service Library Assistant  Ref: 2015/0319

1x Customer Service Library Assistant – Permanent Part Time – 20 hours per week - 7 day rotating roster (penalty rates to be paid for work completed on weekends)

Salary: $47,749.76 to $52,143.61 full time equivalent per annum + penalty rates for weekends.
Contact: Luke Carter, Branch Libraries Coordinator on 9821 9433
Closing Date: Friday, 30 January 2015

Liverpool City Library Service is one of the largest public library services in NSW serving one of the most diverse communities in NSW with more than 200,000 people speaking over 190 languages. The Liverpool City Library service delivers a wide range of collections, programs and activities to broaden the educational, social and recreational experiences of the local community. We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Customer Service Library Assistant to join our very customer focused team to help us achieve these objectives.

We are seeking an innovative, flexible and self-motivated person to join the Library Network Services Team. The successful applicant will be part of an enthusiastic team committed to providing quality customer service and to a program of innovation and continuous improvement in library services for the community.

The role of the Customer Service Library Assistant is to provide and promote the library services to the community. The successful applicant will be responsible for providing support and assistance to the Branch Libraries Coordinator and Branch Library Officer to ensure the provision of consistent and quality customer service to the community.

To be considered applicant must have;

  • Certificate III in Information and Cultural Services or equivalent
  • Class C Drivers Licence;
  • Working with children check;
  • Previous experience working in a public library and/or extensive customer service would be an advantage.
  • The ability to participate as an effective team member;
  • Knowledge of Work Health and Safety practices, the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, ethical practice and multi-cultural diversity; and
  • Good general knowledge of technology
  • 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.

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

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

Position Description -   Customer Service Library Assistant

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

Assistant Director Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre   Ref: 2015/0316

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

Salary: $83,761.36 to $91,781.04 per annum
Contact: Kiersten Fishburn, Director Community & Culture on 9821 9219
Closing Date: Friday, 30 January 2015

Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre (CPAC) is the cultural facility of Liverpool City Council. This multi-disciplinary arts centre has 6 galleries, a 326-seat theatre and a performance space, artist studios, ceramics studio, live-in facilities for artists, collection storage facility, retail areas including café and bar, and green open spaces. CPAC runs a multi-disciplinary arts program that includes exhibitions, theatre, live music, dance, workshops, festivals, seminars and education programs.

As the Assistant Director, you will deliver operational and administrative management for CPAC and will work closely with the Director in the delivery of programs, services and strategic development.  You will be responsible for managing a core team that encompasses everything from front of house to technical management and delivering the smooth running of a complex and vibrant arts centre.  

You will have a great understanding of the arts and cultural community and sector together with experience in managing and maintaining a building or venue that provides arts services that is also available for hire. Your experience in managing staff and meeting human resources needs in a multi-disciplinary environment is sound and you will have experience in developing operational policies and procedures. Additionally, you will have sound financial management experience including the development of budgets, contract management, financial reporting and acquittals.

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

For further information please contact Kiersten Fishburn, Director Community & Culture on 9821 9219.

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 Director Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

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 Land Development Engineer Ref: 2014/3414

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

Salary: $84,713.87 to $92,824.72 pa plus 3.5% civil liability allowance and leaseback vehicle. Salary is negotiable for outstanding candidates.
Contact: Charlie Caraballo - Coordinator Land Development on 9821 9200
Closing Date: 2 February 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.

There are substantial land releases occurring for the purpose of residential/industrial subdivisions. We are seeking an experienced and self-motivated senior engineer to manage the land development requirements for these projects.

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, ordinances, planning instruments, codes and policies. In your professional capacity you will also mentor other team members.

You will 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 developments(minimum 5 years).

Our Council offers excellent employment conditions including a competitive salary, leaseback vehicle, flexi-time, an exceptional learning and development scheme, 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.

Previous applicants need not reapply. 

Position Description -  Senior Land Development Engineer

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

Land Development Engineer Ref: 2014/1803

1 x Permanent Full Time – 35 hours, 5 days per week
 
Salary: $72,893.76 to $79,872.94 pa plus 3.5% civil liability allowance plus leaseback vehicle
Contact: Charlie Caraballo, Coordinator Land Development on 9821 9200 Closing Date: 2 February 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.

There are substantial land releases occurring for the purpose of residential/industrial subdivisions. We require a self-motivated professional to join our Land Development team within the Planning & Growth Directorate to cope with the increased workload.

You will be responsible for;

  • Processing of development applications (subdivisions and building) and providing engineering input and advice for development application assessments.
  • Producing construction certificates and permits for construction approval.
  • Overseeing the design and construction of developments to ensure compliance with DA approvals, relevant acts and ordinances, planning instruments, codes, policies and specifications.

You will have a degree in civil engineering (or equivalent) with relevant experience in development assessment, engineering design and construction of civil works associated with developments (minimum 2 years).

Our Council offers excellent employment conditions including a competitive salary, leaseback vehicle, flexi-time, an exceptional learning and development scheme, an 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 -  Land Development Engineer

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

Ensure your application for work experience includes the following:

  • A cover letter that states what area of Council you would like to gain experience in as well as the dates and/or length of time requested for work experience. Please note that Council offers a maximum period of 10 weeks work experience. However you may request a longer period of work experience if it is a requirement of your studies. Please be as specific as possible and do not state for the area administration or engineering as there are many departments and positions in Council that have these types of roles.
  • A current resume.
  • A copy of your personal accident and indemnity insurance. If you are currently at High School or studying at a College, TAFE or University your learning institution will cover your insurance. If not, you will need to arrange insurance with an insurance broker and will only need to provide a copy of a quote at this stage. The type of insurance required is Public & Professional Liability plus Personal Accident & Travel. If your application for work experience is successful you will need to provide evidence that the insurance has been paid.

Send applications via email to lcc@liverpool.nsw.gov.au

No application for work experience will be considered without a copy of Public & Professional Liability plus Personal Accident & Travel insurance.


Last updated on 27th Jan 2015