Working in Councils
A career at council is unlike any other. You’ll experience real opportunities to grow, develop and progress, setting you on a path to reach your full potential. No matter your role, you’ll know your work is positively impacting your community.
An award-winning start with a Career at Council.
Councils across the country are giving young people a great start in their career by offering traineeships and apprenticeships to many hundreds of school students and school leavers. We
Attract the talent you need with Careers at Council
Building a great future for local government means building a great workforce. Developed by local government, for local government, Careers at Council is an online careers hub that
IT’s never boring at Randwick City Council
No day is the same for Anthony Collis, Randwick City Council’s Manager Information Management and Technology. Along with his team of over 20 staff, Anthony is responsible for the
5 reasons you’ll achieve more with a career at council
Whether you’re a career advisor guiding your students towards a rewarding and successful future, or a parent helping your child understand their study and career options, you’ll find
Council redeploys staff to food charity
Blacktown Council staff who found themselves underemployed as COVID caused venue shutdowns and event cancellations have been redeployed working for a charity that supplies food for
Scholarships available with CSU for Community Leadership and Resilience
In the wake of COVID-19, bushfires, floods, and drought, three Mid North Coast councils have joined forces with Charles Sturt University to create and train a skilled network of local
Here, for careers. Here, for community.
Creating a future-ready workforce. Each day across the country, councils provide services that positively impact the lives of millions of Australians. The work we undertake is as varied
Central Coast Council sets up COVID-19 task force
Central Coast Council, which has already seen the shutdown of more than 5,000 local businesses, has established a COVID-19 Economic Task Force to help the battered economy ride the
Councils Responding to Community Need
A number of Councils have announced support packages to assist residents, business, sporting and community groups address the social, cultural and economic impacts of the COVID-19
8 Reasons to Want to Work in Local Government that are Better than "Because I want to work at Council"
Next month I'll mark my fifteenth year in the workforce. Thirteen of those fifteen years I've worked in local government. My current role involves leading a department that is focused
Council and Hunter Water join forces for pioneering pathways program
Lake Macquarie City Council and Hunter Water have joined forces for a Hunter-first program aimed at providing better career pathways for university graduates. The program’s first intake
The scale and diversity of the work that Council undertakes is vast. From engineering and planning the future of our regions, to being responsible for the sustainability and health of our natural resources and supporting the most vulnerable in our communities – the diversity of work on offer is unlike anywhere else.
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