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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 organisation that has strong values. We are committed to employing staff who behave and act in accordance with our values of Respect, Integrity, Adaptability and Collaboration.  Our values underpin all the work that we do and ensure that we provide exceptional service to our Community and Customers. 
We use a merit based selection process as a basis for our recruitment and are an Equal Opportunity Employer. 
We choose applicants who best meet the criteria of the role. 

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 employees
  • Access to flexible working arrangement for indoor staff 
  • Carers leave
  • Health and Well being leave 
  • Parental leave options 
  • Flexible working arrangements 
  • Fitness passport 
  • Novated Lease arrangements 
  • Training and Development opportunities 
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

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

Visit the 'Work Experience' page to discover the opportunities available.


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