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Careers at Council

Located 2 hours south of Sydney and 1 hour south of Wollongong, Shoalhaven City, is an ideal place to combine a professional challenge with a relaxed coastal lifestyle. 

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic and progressive organisation employing over 1100 permanent and temporary employees, in a wide variety of roles throughout our various services and facilities. 

We provide our employees with training and development opportunities and encourage a supportive work/life balance, to create flexibility in the workplace, to cater for family and personal needs.

Our Values and Selection Process 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and assess all applications on the basis of merit. We are committed to employing staff who: behave and act in accordance with our values, and best meet the position criteria.

What We Offer 

Shoalhaven City Council provides a range of opportunities and options for our staff. We are committed to creating a positive culture and a strong team environment. 

We offer a range of benefits and support services including: 

  • 4 weeks Annual Leave 
  • 15 days Sick Leave per year 
  • Long Service Leave after 5 years 
  • 9 day fortnight for outdoor staff
  • Access to Variable Working Hours for indoor staff 
  • Carers leave
  • Health and Well being leave 
  • Parental leave options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Fitness passport 
  • Novated Lease arrangements 
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

*conditions apply as per the Local Government State Award, and Council Policies.

Current Vacancies 

To view Council's current career offerings click on the link below. If you wish to apply for a position, click 'apply' or 'find out more' on the vacancy portal. If you are unsure about how to apply or the recruitment process click on the 'How to apply' or 'Recruitment process' in the left hand menu.

Click for current Vacancies


Recruitment Process

Shoalhaven City Council's recruitment process has been designed to ensure a high level of fairness and equity.

How to Apply

There are a few things for you to be aware of when you fill out your online application for a job with Shoalhaven City Council

Work Experience

Shoalhaven City Council offers 'hands on' experience to a number of work experience students.




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