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    Ref: 2017/3671

    Project Officer
    Permanent Full Time – 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 5 November 2017

    Permanent part time - 21 hours, 3 days per week

    Salary: $42,963 to $47,007 pa + 9.5% Super

    Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

    Closing Date: Sunday, 5 November 2017

    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 Project Officer within the Economic Development Unit, you will be responsible for the coordination of projects and the day to day operational activities for the unit.  This dynamic role will manage project deliverables including; evaluation and reporting, finance, technology based solutions, Council’s Client Relationship Management (CRM) database and be the key liaison point for matters related to office services.

    This role is suitable for a flexible, proactive and highly organised individual who enjoys working in a small team within a fast paced environment.

    • Minimum 3 years’ experience in economic development or business-related discipline
    • Demonstrated experience in preparing internal and external correspondence, reporting and delivering high level quality presentations, business and project documents.
    • Demonstrated experience in data management including creating and maintaining databases
    • Demonstrated analytical skills to “data-mine” information, and turn raw data into meaningful and useful information for reporting purposes through statistical analysis and data interpretation
    • Strong time management and organisational skills with proven ability to manage competing work priorities and meet deadlines
    • Proven ability to successfully work independently and work in collaboration within a team environment

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

    For further information about the position please contact Julie Scott, Manager Economic Development on 9821 9575 or at scottj@liverpool.nsw.gov.au .

    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.

    Project Officer - Position Description

    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.


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    Ref: 2017/3548

    Access to Information Officer
    Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 5 November 2017

    Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Salary: $61,009.89 to $66,720.16 pa + 9.5% Super

    Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

    Closing Date: Sunday, 5 November 2017

    We are looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated and committed person to join our Governance, Legal and Procurement Department.

    As the Access to Information Officer you will be responsible for processing requests for “government information” from members of the public in accordance with the Government Information (Public Access) Act 2009 (‘GIPA Act’) and to assist Council in complying with the administrative and reporting requirements of the GIPA Act.

    Apart from your main role of processing GIPA applications, you will be processing subpoenas and summonses and other orders requiring the production of Council records and information and providing administrative support to the governance and legal services unit as directed.

    To be considered you must be able to work independently and in a team environment, have strong time management skills and excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Additionally, you will need to have computer skills, including skills in Microsoft word, outlook, excel, power point, data bases and document management systems

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

    For further information about the position please contact Elizabeth Espinosa, General Counsel, Manager Governance, Legal Services and Procurement on 9821 9268.

    Access to Information Officer - Position Description

    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.

    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.


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    Ref: 2017/3411

    Recreation and Open Space Planner
    Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 5 November 2017

    Salary: $80,442.28 to $88,144.17 pa + 9.5% Super

    Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

    Closing Date: Sunday, 5 November  2017

    Liverpool, with over 200,000 residents and growing, is a city undergoing transformative change.  To achieve great social outcomes, we require candidates with the best strategic minds to apply their expertise in creating recreational spaces of distinction, and pursuing opportunities to enrich the health and lifestyle of our local community.

    Council’s influential and vibrant Community Planning Team has an opportunity for the right candidate to join the team in facilitating Council’s planning program for open space and recreational facilities.  Reporting to the Coordinator of Community Planning, you will be responsible for undertaking:

    • Establishing a strong evidence base for decision making;
    • Promoting best practice approaches to delivery of open space and recreation facilities;
    • Policy development;
    • Consulting and engaging the local community;
    • Project managing a range of Council projects;
    • Providing advice and guidance to Council and other stakeholders related to recreation and open space planning issues, including design of facilities; and
    • Cultivating partnerships with external agencies and state and district sporting associations

    You will hold relevant tertiary qualifications in recreation and/or leisure studies, urban planning or social science and have earned extensive experience in recreation and open space management including planning and policy development. A flexible and a can-do attitude is a must, whilst previous experience in government relations roles is also highly advantageous.

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

    For further information about the position please contact James Flinn, Coordinator Community Planning on 9821 7773.

    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.

    Previous applicants need not re-apply

    Recreation and Open Space Planner   Ref: 2017/3411 - Position Description

    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.


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    Ref: 2017/3613

    Child Care Diploma
    x 3 Permanent Full Time & x 3 Temporary Full Time

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 29 October 2017

    Multiple Positions

    • x 3 Permanent Full Time - 38 hours per week
    • x 3 Temporary Full Time - 38 hours per week (Maternity Leave Replacements )

    Salary: $52,254.12 - $56,569.28 pa + 9.5% Super

    Closing Date: Sunday, 29 October 2017

    We are looking for dedicated and innovative Childcare Diploma’s to assist in the effective daily operation in our Early Education and Care Centre.

    With your experience in working in a Childcare Centre environment you will work as a team player in a multi-disciplinary team. You will require a Diploma in Children’s Services (Early Childhood Education and Care) or equivalent together with a current First Aid Certificate. Experience in developing and implementing programmes that are interest based and reflective of diversity and the rights of children.

    It is essential that you have working knowledge of the relevant legislation associated to Childcare and detailed knowledge of child development. It is highly desirable that you have effective interpersonal and communications skills together with conflict resolution and problem solving skills.

    The successful applicant will have:

    • Experience developing and implementing programmes that are interest-based, reflective of diversity and contribute to positive behaviour management and guidance techniques and strategies for children
    • Experience in documentation, including the preparation of educational files for children, project information and weekly observations and analyses
    • Experience in providing a professional and ethical approach to all aspects of work
    • Experience and ability to work as a team player in a multi-disciplinary team
    • Experience in communicating and interacting effectively with children, parents and staff

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

    For further information about the position please contact Karyn Worlledge,A/Manager Early childhood Programs on 9821 7795.

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

    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.

    Child Care Diploma - Position Description

    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.


    Click here to Apply Now



    Ref: 2017/3537

    Project Support Assistant - Community 2168
    Temporary Part Time - 21 hours, 3 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Temporary Part Time - 21 hours, 3 days per week

    Salary: $35,674.07 to $38,978.24 pro rata + super

    Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool and The Hub, Woodward Crescent, Miller

    Closing Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017

    We are looking for a dedicated and motivated individual to join the Community 2168 Project to support the delivery of a range of community capacity building and social enterprise activities in the 2168 postcode area of Liverpool.

    This position will support the Senior Project Officer-Community 2168 with program activities, and operational and administrative duties to deliver the Community 2168 Project Strategy and Action Plan.

    As the Project Support Assistant you will have experience in administrative tasks including minute taking, drafting correspondences and customer service. You will be supporting the day to day operational activities and projects including planning and delivery of activities, record keeping, managing community requests and inquiries and budgeting. You will have excellent communication skills and the ability to work with stakeholders and project partners. Knowledge of, and/or experience working in the 2168 area is highly desirable.

    Applicants from the 2168 postcode area are strongly encouraged to apply.

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

    For further information about the position please contact Paola Jamett-Caru,A/Senior Project Officer-Community 2168 on 9821 7785.

    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.

    Project Support Assistant - Community 2168 - Position Description

    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.


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    Ref: 2017/1629

    Senior Building Surveyor Fire Safety
    Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Permanent Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Salary: $91,538.94 to $100,303.26 pa + super + leaseback vehicle

    Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

    Closing Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Liverpool City Council is one Sydney’s progressive urban and regional centres with a population of 200,000 set to reach 330,000 over the next 20 years, Liverpool 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.

    Council offers competitive benefits, flexible working conditions for a healthy work/life balance and supports the health and wellbeing of staff through attractive subsidies.

    We have an exciting opportunity for a skilled and motivated building surveyor within Council’s Fire Safety team whose focus is on upgrading and monitoring the fire safety of existing buildings.

    If you have sound technical knowledge and experience as a Building Surveyor with a special interest in fire safety and a desire to move into the area of upgrading existing buildings, you are encouraged to apply.

    Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to effectively take the lead in this specialised area are essential. Accreditation at A3 under the NSW BPB Accreditation Scheme and Degree or Graduate Diploma in Building, Engineering, Construction Field or equivalent 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 Noelle Warwar, Team Leader Fire Safety, on 9821 8827.

    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.

    Senior Building Surveyor Fire Safety- Position Description

    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.


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    Ref: 2017/3509

    Senior Strategic Planner
    Temporary Full Time (12 month Contract) - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Temporary Full Time (12 month Contract) - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Salary: $83,217.20 to $91,184.78 pa + super + Council Leaseback Vehicle or $9,000 pa vehicle allowance

    Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

    Closing Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017

    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 an affordable lifestyle, accessibility by rail and road and solid jobs growth.

    With local infrastructure projects such as the Western Sydney Airport in the pipeline, large scale greenfield release areas and a City Centre undergoing significant transformation, the region is now poised to unlock its potential for significant investment and new jobs.

    We have an exciting opportunity for a qualified planning professional to join the Strategic Planning Team as a Senior Strategic Planner. We are seeking a person with experience in strategic planning to ensure the timely and effective delivery of strategic planning initiatives including the preparation and monitoring of Strategic Planning policies. These actions are essential to the ongoing growth and development of Liverpool and may include rezonings, management of urban release in the South West Growth Centre and renewal policy for established areas.

    Applicants must be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and relevant regulations and be willing to explore innovative solutions to deliver strategic planning outcomes.

    This is a great opportunity to take that next step in your planning career and join an organisation that is at the forefront of planning in one of the most vibrant and dynamic regions in Sydney.

    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 competencies of the successful applicant.

    For further information about the position please contact David Smith,Acting Manager Strategic Planning on 98219500.

    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.

    Senior Strategic Planner -Position Description

    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.


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    Ref: 2017/1651

    Development Assessment Planner
    Permanent Full Time Positions - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Closing Date:
    Sunday, 22 October 2017

    Permanent Full Time (multiple positions) - 35 hours, 5 days per week

    Salary: $78,766.54 - $86,308.01 pa plus 9.5% Superannuation

    Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

    Closing Date: Sunday, 22 October 2017

    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 9821 9293.

    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

    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.


    Click here to Apply Now



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    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.

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    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.

    STEP 2 : Interview

    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.

    STEP 3 : Pre Employment Checks

    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 www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/check.

    STEP 4 : Offer

    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.