Prohibited Burning Period Extended

The Department of Fire and Emergency Services has further extended the Prohibited Burning Period to Sunday 28 April 2024. No Permits to Burn will be issued during this time. All enquiries to 9528 0333.

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Current job vacancies

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We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and applicants from backgrounds, such as Indigenous people, people with disability, or people from different cultural backgrounds are encouraged to apply for our advertised vacancies.

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All applications must be submitted online. Applications sent via email will not be accepted. You can subscribe to receive an email notification when a vacancy becomes available.

If you experience technical difficulties when applying or registering please call BigRedSky support on 1300 733 056.

Application process

Who can work for the City?

We employ applicants with legal rights to work in Australia, including:

  • Australian and/or New Zealand citizens
  • permanent residents
  • temporary residents with permission to work.

As part of the recruitment process, we will confirm your eligibility to legally work in Australia and you may be asked to supply original documents pertaining to this (Australian Birth or Citizenship certificate, Australian or New Zealand Passport, Passport from another country if you hold an Australian Visa or evidence of resident status).

Application guidelines

All applications must be submitted online via the BigRedSky portal.

Please ensure that your application includes the following attachments:

  • resume (including personal contact details, summary of skills, work history, education and training and licences or professional memberships)
  • covering letter (briefly addressing suitability for the role including skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications).

Applications must be submitted by the closing date and time as listed in the information pack. Late applications will not be accepted.

All applications receive an automated email response once successfully lodged. 

We do not accept unsolicited applications or refer to past applications for current vacancies. Please apply directly for each advertised position.

Interview guidelines

If you are selected for an interview, we will contact you by email to schedule a suitable day and time.

All shortlisted applicants are required to complete a medical questionnaire prior to attending their interview.

The selection panel of two or three interviewers will conduct the interviews using behavioural questions based on the essential requirements outlined in the position description. You may be asked to provide examples from your past experience.

Applicants will be contacted within a few weeks after all interviews are conducted. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified via email.

For more information please read the Guidelines for Interviews available below.

The next stage: Pre-employment checking


You will be asked to provide the names and contact numbers for at least two work-related referees, with one being a (preferably current) supervisor or manager.

Medical assessments

You may be required to complete a pre-employment medical including independent medical assessment, functional capacity assessment and laboratory drug and alcohol test to determine the applicants’ suitability to carry out the physical requirements of the position.

National Police Clearance

You will be asked to provide a National Police Clearance no more than three months old and you will be guided through this online process by our Human Resource Development Team.  


You will be required to provide academic qualifications, licences (including drivers, high risk etc) and any other documents relevant to the position. We may verify qualifications and/or licences via external verification providers prior to and during your employment with us.

Eligibility to work

We will conduct a Visa Entitlement Verification through the Department of Home Affairs prior to and at regular intervals during employment to confirm eligibility to work.


You may be requested to undertake other selection tests relevant to the position including practical or psychological testing.

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