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Reference No. 1474 12 month maternity leave contract Salary Range $55,347 to $68,153, depending on experience An amazing opportunity has arisen for a talented social media, website and communications professional with a commitment to quality customer service. The Digital Communications Coordinator is the linchpin between the City of...

Department of Environment Regulation Compliance and Enforcement Position No: DER3094525 Level: Level 5, $80,949 - $89,464 pa + 9.5% Superannuation Work Type: Permanent, Full-time Location: Perth The Department of Environment Regulation is seeking a suitability qualified and experienced Senior Compliance Officer to join the team....

Planning Division Salary: $84,084 to $93,784 per annum + 9.50% superannuation and a 9-day fortnight. Vacancy No. 2014-0046 Are you an inspirational leader with experience in administering Council’s regulatory functions for public health and safety? Are you capable of implementing eductaional programmes to keep the community...

$73,303 plus Super An opportunity exists in Council’s Planning and Environment Department for an experienced planner to provide specialist advice and deal with a variety of planning matters. A highly motivated and experienced planner with relevant qualifications and a thorough understanding of the Planning and Environment  Act, ...

Location: AU-Sydney Job ID: 2014-10951 Area of Interest: EN - Operations Support Job Type: Full Time Education (Minimum): Certificate IV Job Responsibilities: Golder Associates is the global leader in Ground Engineering and Environmental Services and the winner of 22 BRW Client Choice awards. We are currently looking for a positive,...

Are you a suitably qualified, self motivated and enthusiastic professional with experience in Home and Community Care (HACC) service delivery? Do you have the capacity to lead and motivate a multidisciplinary team of direct care staff? This may be a unique employment opportunity for you. The Brimbank City Council Community Care Department is seeking to employ a...

TEMPORARY PART TIME - TAYLORS GULLY The Northern Grampians Shire Council is looking to fill the temporary part time position of Early Childhood Teacher, reporting to and working with the Taylors Gully Centre Coordinator. This position will deliver a high quality educational program that meets the individual developmental needs of children during the 2015...

An opportunity exists for a motivated individual with a financial / accounting background who thrives in a dynamic and changing environment. Council currently provides over 60 services to the community and requires efficient financial services to support this. The coordinator will be responsible for leading and supporting a team which delivers management and...

Service Delivery Senior Manager Band 1 – Circa $130K to 140K TRP Temporary Assignment until end of July 2016 Sydney Water is a world leader in an industry that is as essential to our community as the water it delivers. We provide drinking water, recycled water, wastewater services and some stormwater services to more than four million...

Marrickville Council is an innovative and vibrant workplace with excellent opportunities to develop your skills and career potential. We offer first class training, competitive benefits and flexible working conditions for a healthy work/life balance. $69K - $77K pa plus Super Access to bonus RDO & Flexible working conditions...


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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Promoting jobs and investment growth in Melbourne’s west

The municipalities of Brimbank, Hobsons Bay, Maribyrnong, Melton, Moonee Valley and Wyndham will be covered by Business West 21, a group established to attract jobs, investment and infrastructure to Melbourne's West.

Tue, 21 Oct - Read more


Cities the ‘orphans’ of public policy

The Federal Government must, in the national interest, change its focus regarding the provision of infrastructure for Australia’s cities, according to Tim Williams, Chief Executive of the Committee for Sydney.

Tue, 21 Oct - Read more


Social housing must be included in infrastructure spending

A call by Infrastructure Partnerships Australia and the Council of Social Services of NSW for more attention to be focused on the supply of social housing would impact on local government throughout the state.

Tue, 21 Oct - Read more


Councils debate reform at LGNSW Annual Conference

President of Local Government NSW, Keith Rhoades, said councils were questioning whether the State Government would stand by its policy of “no forced amalgamations” if councils did not fall into line with the Fit for the Future reform package.

Mon, 20 Oct - Read more


Healthy voter turn-out likely for SA council elections

The second highest number of ballot papers on record is being sent out this week to South Australian council voters as part of the state’s local government elections.

Mon, 20 Oct - Read more


Planning priorities and the need to embed planning reform

Six planning priorities have been identified by local government in Victoria as issues to be actioned by the government elected at the state’s November election.

Mon, 20 Oct - Read more



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