Careers
in Local Government

Welcome to the Local Government Careers website.

Explore this site and you will be surprised at the range of job opportunities in Local Government (also referred to as Local Councils).

Councils are amazing places

Councils are amazing places for passionate people to work because councils are passionate about their communities. Councils offer a diversity of career options, job satisfaction, high regard for safety, flexible workplaces and job security because they want their communities to have the best service possible.

Best of all they are located where you are. Want more information about what local councils do?

Find out here.

How to use the pathways tool

The four search tools on this site will assist you to learn more about the variety of job roles in local government. Searches can provide job titles and the associated education levels to perform the role; details of VET qualifications and the training providers that can deliver them; and training pathways for the job that interests you. You can print your searches or share them with others.

Councils are amazing places

Councils are amazing places for passionate people to work because councils are passionate about their communities. Councils offer a diversity of career options, job satisfaction, high regard for safety, flexible workplaces and job security because they want their communities to have the best service possible.

Best of all they are located where you are. Want more information about what local councils do?

Find out here.

How to use the pathways tool

The four search tools on this site will assist you to learn more about the variety of job roles in local government. Searches can provide job titles and the associated education levels to perform the role; details of VET qualifications and the training providers that can deliver them; and training pathways for the job that interests you. You can print your searches or share them with others.

This project has been produced with the assistance of funding provided by the Australian Government through the Department of Industry.

What are you interested in?

Click on one of the tiles below that interests you… it will find all local council job titles in this area

Finance

Trades

Community

People

Information

Building

Business

Managing

Recreation

Environment

Animals

Planning

Computers

Culture

Engineering

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Search by Interests or Education level

Search by job title, main work area or education level to find education levels required for a job or all jobs with a selected education level.

Work Area

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Search by keyword

A quick search option if you know part of a job title, work area or qualification level word.

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Search alphabetically

A quick search option listing all job titles in alphabetical order if you know what job title you are interested in

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