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496528 CEO Office Max Term Full Time Various
Part time up to 12 months Qld Local Government Industry Award - Level 1 Various Up to $28.75 per hour up to 12% superannuation leave loading 4 weeks annual leave


  • Must be available to work 3-5 days per week (Monday to Friday) during university semesters 1 and 2 and full time outside of those semesters and during the university semester breaks.  
  • You will indicate throughout the application process if your preference is to work 3, 4 or 5 days/week during semester.
  • Must be currently enrolled in university to apply (or due to commence Semester 1, 2020).
  • Previous applicants for University Student vacancy pools are encouraged to apply if still interested to be considered.  This new vacancy pool is being created to ensure a current snapshot of interested applicants is being reviewed as new opportunities arise.

Would you like a job working alongside experienced professionals within Australia's third largest council?

Are you interested in receiving training from an industry leader in a fast paced environment, whilst gaining experience in a practical position within your own community?

Sound like you? You could find yourself working in an organisation in which your initiative and willingness to have a go will see you gain valuable skills which will complement the theory you're learning at university. Ultimately setting you apart from the field!

We require friendly, reliable and motivated people to work within our business which provides a range of services to more than 1700 staff and over 425,000 residents.

We are looking for an energetic, positive addition to the team and the role may consist of part time or full time work, dependent upon your study needs.

Current opportunities are available in the following areas and may consist of part time or full time work dependent upon your study needs: 

• Landscape Architecture

• Financial Services

• Engineering, Construction & Maintenance

• Sport & Recreation

• Stormwater Infrastructure

• Strategic, Urban and Regional Planning

• Regulatory Services / Local Laws

• Environmental Planning & Compliance

• Human Resources

• Waterways and Coastal Planning

• Survey Services

• Graphic Design

• Events & Tourism 

• Geographical Information Systems 

• Communications & Marketing

• Information & Communication Technology

• Library Services

• Web & Intranet Services

• Community Facilities & Property Management 

• Development Services 

• Environmental Health

• Waste Services 

• Fleet Operations

• Community Services, Arts & Heritage 

• Customer Service

Benefits of Working for Local Government

Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) in addition to paid annual leave. Council also supports ongoing training and professional development to ensure our staff remain leaders in their field.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of Council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Further Information

To obtain further details please contact Council's Customer Service Team, telephone (07) 3205 0555.

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