Hunter’s Hill Council is a great place to work. We are situated just 7 km from the Sydney CBD in one on Sydney’s most beautiful and prime locations. It is the smallest council in the Sydney Metropolitan area.
We are a collaborative workplace where innovation and professional development is encouraged. Despite our size, Council has delivered a large range of best practice models and processes, leading to several industry awards. Our capacity to undertake new projects is supported by our skill at effective collaboration and our regional alliance strategy.
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At Hunter’s Hill Council we recognise the value of our people and they are our most important asset. We are committed to achieving a safe and rewarding workplace that is free of unlawful harassment and discrimination.
Council’s HR programs are aligned to our values. At Hunter’s Hill Council our values are at the HEART of what we do and who we are. As such, we are represented by the following core values:
Learning and development is an integral part of our culture. We offer the following opportunities and more:
Hunter’s Hill Council’s workforce is made up of full-time, part-time, job sharing, temporary and contact positions and we offer roles in technical, operational and business areas.
Our inclusive workplace ensures diversity and equal opportunities are provided.
Council has an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Management Plan which ensures that our recruitment process is consistent with EEO practice. The plan aims to promote equal employment opportunities for all employees, and future employees of Hunter’s Hill Council.
To facilitate the success of this plan, seven key objectives have been developed:
As a responsible employer, we are committed to taking proactive measures to ensure our employees are afforded equal access to employment, promotion and learning and development opportunities within our workplace.
To ensure the principles of equality are adopted, Council offers flexible working arrangements for all our staff and other programs will continue to evolve according to our employee needs.
Hunter’s Hill Council is an award winning council surrounded by beautiful harbour foreshores, bushland and a vast number of harbour-side parks and open spaces.
The municipality of Hunter’s Hill is one of the most beautiful in Sydney featuring historic landmarks. Many television programs and movies have been filmed in the area due to its immense beauty.
Our local area is home to a number of cafes, restaurants and well-known hotels such as Hunters Hill Hotel and Woolwich Pier.
As an employee of Hunter’s Hill Council you will have these beautiful surroundings at your doorstep and will be able to enjoy walks around the beautiful area during your lunchbreak!
Unlike most other locations, there is ample parking available, all day.
Other benefits of working for Council are:
At Hunter’s Hill Council our people are our most important asset. We encourage a culture of wellbeing. Our Health and Wellbeing program is continuously updated and consists of the following:
Council recognises that rewarding and recognising staff will empower staff to continue to grow and improve. Some of the components of the Reward and Recognition Program include:
Council only accepts applications for advertised positions.
The shortlisting process usually takes up to two weeks from the closing date of the position, however, if there is a larger than expected number of applicants, this process may take longer.
You will be asked a set of pre-determined job-related questions to determine how well you meet the selection criteria.
The Selection Panel may also utilise a number of other selection techniques, such as:Case studies – where you are required to read some information and then respond in a set format, for example, responding to a letter from a customer or resident.
Where you are given a relevant topic and asked to present information to the Selection Panel.
Where the applicant is required to demonstrate how they would respond to a particular situation, for example, managing a difficult customer.
Examination of work samples
Where the applicant brings along samples of work from previous positions.
Aptitude and ability testing
Where the applicant demonstrates their typing skills, software skills, numerical skills, etc.
If the Selection Committee intends to utilise a selection technique other than a straight-forward interview, you will be advised of this when contact is made to arrange the interview.
You should bring your resume, qualifications, birth certificate or passport, and current Driver’s License with you to the interview.
Once all pre-employment checks are completed, the successful applicant/s will be verbally offered the position and any negotiable conditions of employment (eg hours/days of work, commencement date, start and finish times, who to report to on day one, etc) discussed.
The successful applicant/s will then be provided with a written letter of offer of employment.
Hunter’s Hill Council uses an online application process. To find out more about available positions please click on the vacancies below.
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22 Alexandra Street, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
PO Box 21, Hunters Hill NSW 2110
Tel: (02) 9879 9400
8:30am – 4.30pm
Customer Service phone lines open 8.00am – 5.00pm
(02) 9879 9400
1300 136 460
We acknowledge that The Wallumedegal people of the Eora Nation are the Traditional Custodians of this land.