Resources

LOCAL GOVERNMENT CAREER MAP POSTER:

Careers in local gov map web

Click here to download and print the career map poster (148kb)

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATIONS:

Local Government Association NSW (LGNSW)  www.lgnsw.org.au

Local Government Association NT (LGANT) www.lgant.asn.au

Local Government Association QLD (LGAQ) www.lgaq.asn.au

Local Government Association SA (LGASA) www.lga.sa.gov.au

Local Government Association Tasmania (LGAT) www.lgat.tas.gov.au

Local Government Association WA (WALGA) www.walga.asn.au

Municipal Association of Victoria  (MAV) www.mav.asn.au

Australian Local Government Association (ALGA) www.alga.asn.au

Local Government Managers Australia (LGMA) www.lgma.org.au

Australian Services Union http://www.asu.asn.au

Australian Workers Union http://www.awu.net.au

United Services Union http://www.usu.org.au

OTHER INDUSTRY ASSOCIATIONS:

Engineering and Public Works: Institute of Public Works Engineering Australasia (IPWEA) http://www.ipwea.org/Careers The professional body representing the entire engineering team who work either in public works, local government or any related area. Membership is open to everyone who works in the industry, including students.

CAREER WEBSITES:

Local Government Association Tasmania LG Careers (Tas) www.thinkbigworklocal.com.au

Local Government Association South Australia ‘Careers in Council’ (SA) www.lga.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=1233

Public Sector Industry Training Advisory Board school-based traineeships (NSW) http://www.psitab.com.au/nswpsitabjb/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/HiRes_Local-Govt-SBT-brochure.pdf

Human Services Training Advisory Council  (NT) http://www.hstac.com.au/new/index.php/career-advice

Electrical, Utilities and Public Administration Training Council Inc. (WA) http://www.eupa.com.au

Department of Training & Workforce Development (WA) www.careercentre.dtwd.wa.gov.au/occupations/Pages/OccupationVideos.aspx

Local Government Association Queensland Careers (QLD) http://www.lgaq.asn.au/web/guest/careers-in-your-community

Engineering Fully Loaded. Career website for School students interested in engineering http://www.engineeringfullyloaded.org.au

Student Edge career videos. Student Edge provides Australia’s students with free access to online student services information including health and wellbeing, study and career tools  http://www.studentedge.com.au/video-pages/career-videos.aspx

Australian Apprenticeships and Traineeships: http://www.aatinfo.com.au/Home

School-based Apprenticeships and Traineeships (NSW) www.sbatinnsw.info/index.php

University career website www.myuniversity.gov.au

Skills For All Website (SA) www.skills.sa.gov.au/careers-jobs/choosing-your-career/search-careers-and-industries?search=local%20council

Myskills website http://www.myskills.gov.au/Home.aspx

My Future website (includes ‘Mini career explorer’ for school leavers, ‘Year 12 – What Next’  and Bullseye Career posters-explore occupations based on school subjects  http://myfuture.edu.au

Job Guide http://www.jobguide.thegoodguides.com.au

Job Outlook – Career quiz  http://joboutlook.gov.au/careerquiz.aspx

LOCAL GOVERNMENT JOBS:

In the current economic climate councils are tending to use their own websites rather than advertising in local papers and so may not appear in websites associated with newspapers.

To see what jobs are available in Australian councils right now visit websites like the ones below or look at individual council websites:

City of Sydney (NSW) http://www.cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au/council/about-council/careers

The Australian Local Government Job Directory http://www.job-directory.com.au

CareerSpot – Local Government jobs http://local.governmentcareer.com.au

Council Jobs http://www.counciljobs.com

Government News http://jobs.governmentnews.com.au

LG Jobs http://lgjobs.com.au

Queensland LG Jobs http://www.lgaq.asn.au/web/guest/browse-council-jobs

South Australian LG Jobs http://www.lga.sa.gov.au/page.aspx?u=1244

South Australia http://www.shapeyourworld.com.au

Tasmania LG Jobs http://www.thinkbigworklocal.com.au/current-vacancies

Victoria http://www.mav.asn.au/careers/Local-government-careers/Pages/local-government-careers.aspx