Careers

Lake Macquarie, southern gateway to the coastal Hunter region, has a unique mix of beaches, lake and mountains providing an idyllic place to balance work and life.

Lake Macquarie City Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy work environment and a work/life balance.

We engage in a diverse range of activities, providing services and facilities to residents for a variety of reasons.

As per our mission statement, we're committed to provide services that enhance the lifestyle in the City.

We stand by the following values:

Learn more about our culture, vision and values.

Code of Conduct

We have a Code of Conduct that sets the minimum requirements of behaviour expected from our employees in carrying out their functions. The Code of Conduct is based on the following key principles:

Organisational structure

Twelve councillors and the Mayor make up the decision-making body of Council. The Lake Macquarie Local Government Area is divided into three wards, with each ward represented by four councillors who are elected for a four-year term.

The General Manager leads the administrative arm of Council, being responsible for the efficient operation of the Council and for ensuring that the decisions of the Council are implemented.

See our organisational structure.

Current opportunities

We advertise positions online and only accept online applications.

As we want to get the best out of our applicants, we provide a detailed guide on how to apply for our positions with every advertised job. Make sure you read our guide to applying for a position with us before you complete your application.

If you don't see any jobs you're interested in, use our registration link and you will be emailed jobs that match your search criteria the same day that they are advertised.

Have a look at our current opportunities.

Our recruitment process

If you are interested in applying for a position, see how our recruitment process works.

Council jobs

View current vacancies

Entitlements and benefits

Our employees enjoy many unique conditions and benefits

Recruitment process

Learn about our recruitment process

Education to employment

Find out about Council's education-to-employment program

Happy healthy workplace

We offer a variety of health and wellbeing activities to our employees

Page last updated: 23 June 2016