Applying for a position

Central Coast Council is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer that values the diversity of its workforce. An individual’s race, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual preference or membership of an ethnic or minority group will not increase or reduce their chances of employment.

Preparing and submitting your application

Before you apply, download the position description from the job advertisement to assess your eligibility and suitability. If you require further details, please contact the officer listed in the position information.

  1. Answer all questions in the online application form. To make it easy to review and finalise your responses, we recommend copying the questions and then typing and saving your answers into a Word document. You can then cut and paste your answers into the application form.
  2. Attach your resume (CV) which should include information on your qualifications, employment history, skills and experience.
  3. Attach scanned copies of your qualifications and certificates.
  4. Provide contact details of two referees.
  5. Submit your application.

After your application has been received, you will receive confirmation via e-mail. All applications must be received before the advertised closing date and time. Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the business only.

Additional information

All applications received will become the property of Central Coast Council.

Please direct any general recruitment enquiries to Council’s People and Culture Section at

If you are not applying for a specific advertised position, Council will not consider or keep your application on file.

Applicants with a disability are encouraged to apply for vacant positions. Should you have any special needs during the recruitment process, please contact the enquiries person listed in the job advertisement. Alternatively, contact People and Culture on 4325 8917 to discuss and make appropriate arrangements.

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Last updated : Tue 30 Jun 2020