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We want to give everyone the best chance. Our selection process ensures a high level of equity and fairness through all stages of recruitment. Be ready and prepare well for each stage:
Make sure you submit your application successfully to have an opportunity to be selected for interview.
Get all the details you need from our How to Apply page.
If you have been shortlisted, you will receive an email invitation to book an interview time online.
The interview process may include:
If you’re unable to attend a face-to-face interview still book an interview time, and then contact the recruitment officer to arrange either a:
Due to the number of applications and the panel’s availability Council may not be able to re-schedule interview times.
Council will ask permission to contact your references at the interview stage.
Reference checks are completed after the interview, as the next stage of the recruitment process, and are often completed for more than one applicant.
You may be required to complete a variety of assessments during the recruitment process.
These can include but not be limited to:
Skills & competency testing
All recruitments by Council require a pre-employment medical assessment.
Pre-employment medical assessments are often completed for more than one applicant.
This check is completed at Council’s expense.
Part of the recruitment process may also require you to undergo:
Only nominated positions will require applicants to undergo these types of checks.
If you are successful you will be offered the position verbally first, and then receive a written offer.
Last updated on 24 September 2020
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Shoalhaven City Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in which we live and work and their continuing cultural connections to land and community. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging for they hold the memories, culture, traditions and hopes of the future.