Careers at Council


Be the voice of Local Government. The variety of work on offer means this is the perfect place to grow and develop your communications career.

Effective communication with residents and businesses is vital to our success. The work you do will encourage engagement and feedback which is essential to local area strategic planning, infrastructure planning and delivery of services to the community.

Local Government also recognises the importance of effective communication internally. You’ll work to provide well-planned internal communication to our employees, ensuring they’re informed and engaged.

What we do:

Ongoing Council initiatives include:

  • Developing better websites with increased functionality
  • Using social media effectively including council apps
  • Strengthening media relations
  • Creating new digitally-focused jobs in councils

Types of Roles:

Communications and Marketing Manager/Officer/Advisor

Media Officer

Community Engagement Officer

Social Media Officer
Team Leader

Digital Content Producer

Qualification requirements:

Tertiary qualifications in Communications, Media or Marketing are generally required for communications roles.

Relevant vocational education and training (VET) qualifications for entry-level positions are:

  • Certificate II, III in Information, Digital Media and Technology
  • Certificate IV, Diploma in Digital Media Technologies
  • Certificate IV in Marketing and Communication
  • Diploma of Marketing and Communication

Some current Communication vacancies

For more job vacancies, visit Jobs

The Universities Admission Centre

For more information about university courses visit The Universities Admission Centre.

My Skills

For more information about VET courses and training providers visit My Skills.