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Maitland local government area consists of around 37 cities, towns and villages. Apply your expertise and further grow your career in a new role in finance, tourism, community services, economic development, engineering and more.

The City of Maitland is a local government area in the lower Hunter region of New South Wales. With a population of over 400,000, the region boasts wonderful livability, a strong local economy and excellent employment opportunities.

Creating a thriving and sustainable community within the City of Maitland requires people with fresh ideas, diverse skills and background, and a passion for making a difference to the lives of Maitland residents. A role within council empowers you to continually develop your skills and capabilities, whether it be in one of the many diverse areas of community services, economic development, planning and infrastructure, financial services, tourism, or environment.

One of the benefits of securing your dream role with council is ongoing career development. Council supports its employees to further their learning and development through coaching and mentoring opportunities, study leave and financial assistance for ongoing vocational study. In supporting the wellbeing of its employees, council also promotes flexible work hours, part time roles, remote working and rostered days off, allowing your career to fit seamlessly with your lifestyle.

Your career at council starts here. Browse from a range of vacancies available in the Maitland region or register for Job Alerts when an ideal role is advertised.

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