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Looking for a change? Want to make a difference in your community? Council is regularly looking for enthusiastic and committed people to join our growing team.

Council strives to be an Employer of Choice, offering a wide variety of careers across the four key areas.

Do you want to become part of our success and take on one of our challenging and rewarding roles? Council offers:

  • A positive work environment: a workplace, where diversity is respected and valued; strong team spirit across our departments; an environment where staff are valued, supported and are included in decision making; social club activities and regular social gatherings and activities; equal opportunities.
  • Work-Life balance: six weeks annual leave and three weeks personal leave; access to free and confidential counselling sessions; discounted access to health promotions programs; some flexibility in work arrangements.
  • Professional development: dedicated support for training opportunities, study and professional development activities; internal training sessions; study leave; varied and challenging positions, opportunities for career development, opportunity to participate in Annual Local Government Management Challenge.
  • Excellent remuneration: competitive salaries; additional employer superannuation contributions; salary continuance; salary packaging options.

Please read the information about the application process before you prepare your application.

View our vacant positions and apply here


City of Palmerston's Code of Conduct

If you would like to learn more about the expected behaviours of City of Palmerston employees and its representatives please review the attached employee Code of Conduct.

The Code of Conduct sets a consistent and common understanding of the behaviours, standards, values, and ethics required in all work undertaken on behalf of City of Palmerston.