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Full Time, Permanent Join a happy productive team committed to quality outcomes for all stakeholders Salary Range Band 4: $60,884- $65,800(inc Super) An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced administrator in the Building Industry to join our Building Services team at the City of Boroondara on a full time basis. The...

Position No. W0129 Wages Grade: W05/W06 - $1,105.14 to $1,183.86 per 38-hour week + to and from work vehicle An opportunity exists with Council for a highly skilled Civil Team Leader to undertake a role that enables you to complete complex works while guiding and mentoring others to excel in their duties. We are looking for someone to ensure that the...

Reference No.  43/14 Exciting opportunity to further develop your HR skills in a progressive and supportive environment Salary from $56,554 to $65,527 p.a. plus 9.25% superannuation (subject to skills and experience) Temporary Full-time Contract up to 12 months 9 day fortnight, subject to operational requirements Flexible working hours We...

Temporary Full Time - Until 30-06-2015 Circa $95,909 to $101,761 p.a. (inclusive of 12% super + annual leave loading) RCC Officers’ Level 7 Redland City Council is an innovative and progressive local government east of Brisbane, including the land and waters of Quandamooka country, the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, mainland...

The  Buildings and Property Branch at Yarra City Council is seeking a well-organised and resilient person to support its effective and efficient operations . The Branch is responsible for maintaining Councils assets, ensuring compliance with property-related legislation, managing the delivery of capital building projects and managing land-related...

We are seeking an enthusiastic, self motivated and committed casual hall keeper to assist and supervise at both civic and community events.  This is a hands-on role, with set weekly tasks including some cleaning and setting up of furniture and equipment. This position requires strong interpersonal skills and the provision of high quality customer service...

Permanent Fulltime $75,889 to $82,718 per annum + RDO + super  Yarra City Council is a progressive and dynamic inner-city council. We are looking for an experienced professional to work collaboratively across the organisation to support service planning, annual planning and performance reporting. You will bring your highly developed...

Council is seeking applicants with a highly developed understanding of the strategic and operating environment of local government. This position plays a key role in supporting the organisation to deliver on Council goals through researching and developing funding opportunities for organisational priorities and administering Council's planning...

This position will implement and project manage procured contractors working on Council capital works projects, including but not limited to the areas of road pavement, stormwater drainage, mosquito control design, gross pollutant traps, traffic control, traffic signals and street lighting.  The successful applicant will also be required to provide...

This position provides a high standard of secretarial and research support to the General Manager Corporate Services and to the sections/business units comprising the Corporate Services Department in all matters relevant to the day to day operations of the Department.  Applicants should have substantial experience in providing secretarial /administration support...


Local Government Jobs in Australia


australian government crestFor recent university graduates or experienced workers changing their area of employment, local government jobs can be an excellent way to gain experience and to work their way up to eventual promotions. Whether you’re looking for entry level work or to capitalise on supervisory experience you already have, there are positions as diverse as the people looking for them.

Local government officials assist in developing policies and procedures for the council. There are various roles to cover, including health, recreation, tourism, transport, education, finance and housing. Members of local government interact with specialists, administrators, local council members and the general public.

The actual activities of those holding local and federal government jobs will vary, and depend on the departments involved. Some are more technical positions, while others deal more closely with members of the general public.

You can search for Victorian local government jobs and positions in other areas in the local government jobs directory for each area. Qualifying for these jobs will entail making sure that you have completed the required education for the position, and detailing any previous work experience that is relevant to the job.

Local government jobs in SA and other areas in Australia have differing rates of pay, depending on the exact position for which you are applying. If you are a graduate entering your first year in local government jobs in WA, for example, you may expect between $33,000 and $35,000 per annum.

The typical activities for those with local and state government jobs may include assisting in the planning stages of projects, implementing council decisions and providing guidance and support to the local Cabinet or committees.

Depending on your level within the government, employees with Australian public service jobs may also be included in arranging meetings, researching information for reports and meeting with other members of council departments. You may also be conferring with external agencies and others in the private sector, including local organisations and contractors.


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