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 Full Time - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $80,735.70 – $88,465.71 plus super negotiated with the successful applicant, flexi-time and a generous health and well-being program.

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool, Administration Building

Closing Date: Sunday, 7 October 2018

Liverpool is fast becoming Liverpool’s third CBD as the Gateway City to Western Sydney Airport and is going through rapid change and growth. Nearly 100 new residents are arriving every week

Liverpool City Council is guiding this rapid transformation and is seeking a talented candidate for a city-shaping position.

We have an exciting opportunity for a planning professional to join our Planning & Transport Strategy team. You will be working on some of the most exciting and challenging strategic planning projects in Western Sydney, including the comprehensive review of the Liverpool LEP.

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, Manager Planning & Transport Strategy on 8711 7575.

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.

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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: $60,943.15 to $66,587.89 pa + super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool 2170

Closing Date: Sunday, 7 October 2018

We are looking for Mobility Support Specialist to join our Information Technology team.

As the Mobility Support Specialist you will be responsible for ICT helpdesk jobs as assigned involving installation, maintenance, upgrades and support (Level 1 & 2). You will also be required to assist with project work involving deadlines and milestones.

To be considered for this position you will need:

  • Relevant formal qualifications in information technology such as a diploma in information technology, MCP, MCSE and/or industry experiences gained by practical application over a minimum of 2 years.
  • Proven experience in supporting smart devices and utilising Mobile Device Management tools
  • Two years plus of practical hardware/software, trouble-shooting with Microsoft products

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

For further information about the position please contact Alexandre Thiffault, Coordinator IT Support and Infrastructure on 02 8711 7500.

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.

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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 Temporary Full Time (up to March 2020) - 35 hours per week across a 7 day Monday to Sunday bandwidth

Salary: $66,692.20 to $73,077.60 pa + super

Location: Liverpool Animal Shelter

Closing Date: Thursday, 4 October 2018

The City of Liverpool – regional centre of South-West Sydney – a thriving and diverse community of 200,000 people covering an area of 305sq km and 32 km from the Sydney CBD. A vibrant lifestyle, a strong community spirit, a competitive sporting culture, and a business community committed to providing jobs and servicing the residents of the region. Building a new city – the city between the two airports – 50,000 extra homes in the next 20 years, with a wide and varied community ranging from inner city apartment living, suburbia, multi-million dollar mansions and rural acreage all in one city.

We are progressive, innovative, creative, financially sound Council. Committed to increasing investment in the city and growing jobs to make this a place of opportunity. Sydney’s second international airport to be located within the City – offering a huge boost to the economic prosperity of the region.

As an Animal Rehoming Officer you will be required to coordinate the rehoming programs, including marketing and promotion in the sales, rescue and fostering areas. Develop and update website content and other platforms (such as Facebook) to effectively promote rehoming of animals. Build relationship and networks with customers, potential customers, welfare and rescue groups and foster carers. Identify animal welfare issues and report them to the officer in charge at the facility. Develop and implement new strategies and continually improve on Council’s animal rehoming rates.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications or substantial job related experience.
  • Demonstrated experience in dealing with companion animals.
  • Significant experience in or demonstrated capacity for developing materials for promotional and marketing purposes.
  • Previous experience and demonstrated commitment to customer service.
  • Advanced internet, social media and computer skills (using Microsoft applications and relevant programs).

For further information about the position please contact Ben Krkach,Coordinator Regulatory Services on 8711 7621.

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the 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.

1 x Temporary Part Time (up to March 2020) , 21 hours, 4 days per week ( across a Monday to Sunday bandwidth)

Salary: $53,560.47 to $57,983.51 pa + super

Location: Liverpool Animal Shelter

Closing Date: Thursday, 4 October 2018

The City of Liverpool – regional centre of South-West Sydney – a thriving and diverse community of 200,000 people covering an area of 305sq km and 32 km from the Sydney CBD.  A vibrant lifestyle, a strong community spirit, a competitive sporting culture, and a business community committed to providing jobs and servicing the residents of the region.  Building a new city – the city between the two airports – 50,000 extra homes in the next 20 years, with a wide and varied community ranging from inner city apartment living, suburbia, multi-million dollar mansions and rural acreage all in one city.

We are progressive, innovative, creative, financially sound Council. Committed to increasing investment in the city and growing jobs to make this a place of opportunity. Sydney’s second international airport to be located within the City – offering a huge boost to the economic prosperity of the region.

As an Animal Attendant you will be required to monitor and provide care for animals including cleaning, maintaining kennels/cages, daily feeding, watering and collection and disposal of solid wastes. Ensure impounded animals are treated humanely whilst housed at the facility. Observe and report on the health and behavioural problems of animals to the Senior Animal Shelter Officer and assist with movement of animals during their impounding and/or release, including transport of animals to veterinary care as required.

The successful applicant will have;

  • Relevant qualifications in animal care or equivalent experience.
  • Current Driver’s Licence.
  • Experience in handling companion animals.
  • Demonstrated understanding, affection and empathy with companion animals.
  • Experienced in servicing and transporting of animals.

For further information about the position please contact Ben Krkach, Coordinator Regulatory Services on 8711 7621.

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.

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

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

Salary: $76,355.39 to $83,654.53 pa + super

Location: Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre

Closing Date: Thursday, 27 September 2018

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 322 seat theatre and a flexible performance space which can seat up to 100 people. We are looking for a self-motivated and enthusiastic person to join our team.

The primary purpose of the role is to provide leadership, direction and specialist advice to the organisation on all aspects of public art practice, standards and ethics. The Public Art Officer coordinates the development and implementation of public art activities, programs and installations that promotes Liverpool as a vibrant and contemporary cultural community.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or relevant experience in a similar role
  • The ability to communicate both orally and in writing at a high level
  • Substantial experience within the Arts Industry in particular in areas such as public art, art collection management and exhibitions.
  • High level organisational ability in planning, prioritising and achieving outcomes to deadlines

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

For further information about the position please contact Nikita Karvounis, Assistant Director - Casula Powerhouse Arts Centre on 8711 7123.

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.

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Click here for a copy of the 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.

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

Salary: $80,735.70 to $88,465.71 with a leaseback vehicle + super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

Closing Date: Thursday, 27 September 2018

Liverpool is fast becoming Liverpool’s third CBD as the Gateway City to Western Sydney Airport and is going through rapid change and growth. Nearly 100 new residents are arriving every week.

Liverpool City Council is an employer of choice, being a finalist in 2012 and 2013 in the South West Sydney Business Awards. 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 highly skilled and motivated professional committed to business excellence and innovation in service delivery. You will be a key member of Council’s Community Standards team undertaking compliance functions with high level of customer and solutions focus. This is a challenging and rewarding position within Council’s organisational structure.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A Degree, Graduate Diploma or Diploma in Building, Engineering, Construction field or equivalent
  • Demonstrated experience in building and development compliance, and dealing with unauthorised building work.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Environmental Planning and Assessment Act 1979 and Local Government Act 1993 and other local government related and regulatory legislation

Council provides funding for annual renewal of Accreditation and Continuing Professional Development for this position.

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

For further information about the position please contact Robert Bennett, Coordinator Building and Compliance on
(02) 8711 7739.

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the 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.

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

Salary: attractive remuneration package will be negotiated depending on qualifications, skills and experience, leaseback vehicle + super

Location: 33 Moore Street, Liverpool

Closing Date: Thursday, 27 September 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.

An exciting opportunity has become available for a suitably qualified, experienced and motivated person to lead the Development Assessment team during a time of growth and change. The Coordinator will support the Manager Development Assessment in ensuring the delivery of Council’s objectives in the assessment and determination of development applications and associated responsibilities.

The primary purposes of this position is to lead, manage and support the development assessment staff in the assessment, monitoring and reporting of development applications to achieve sustainable, balanced, consistent and timely outcomes which reflect the vision and expectations of Council and the local community.

A suitable candidate will also be expected to:

  • Determine work priorities of the team
  • Maintain a high level of knowledge, proficiency and industry currency in the interpretation and application of relevant legislation, planning instruments and state and Council policy to ensure the achievement of high quality, consistent and sustainable planning outcomes
  • Prepare, review and determine reports and notes on development applications and other matters relating to development to achieve consistently high quality documents

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

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the 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.

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

Salary: $80,735.70 - $88,465.71 pa + super

Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool

Closing Date: Tuesday, 25 September 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 a suitably qualified and experienced Development Assessment 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

Liverpool Council offers a flexible workplace and an attractive salary to suit relevant skills, experience and competencies of the successful applicants.

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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the 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.

1 x Temporary Full Time up to 12 months - 35 hours, 5 days per week

Salary: $93,827.42 to $102,810.85 pa plus + super

Location: 33 Moore Street Liverpool, Administration Building

Closing Date: Tuesday, 25 September 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.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Council’s Development Assessment team for an experienced and energetic Senior Development Planner. If you are looking to expand on your development assessment skills and gain further experience in assessing a variety of interesting and challenging development applications within a fast growing LGA then look no further.

The primary function of this position will be the assessment of a range of development applications as well as attending pre-development meetings with industry representatives. The positions will suit self-motivated and experienced planners who have excellent communication skills and the ability to mentor other staff within a team environment. This position is for career focused individuals who are willing to accept the challenge of providing a high level of service to the Liverpool community.

The successful applicant is required to have:

  • Diploma or Degree in Town Planning with the eligibility for acceptance to the Planning Institute of Australia
  • A solid understanding of planning legislation and development issues
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate with internal and external clients and stakeholders

Liverpool Council offers a flexible workplace and an attractive salary to suit 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.

Click here to Apply Now

Click here for a copy of the Position Description

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

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.

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