With 79 councils across Victoria, local government is one of the biggest and most diverse sectors to work in. If you're passionate about your community, a job in local government offers you the opportunity to help shape its future.
Local government employs people with diverse skills. The sector employs staff in the areas of health and community care, corporate and business support, engineering, planning and community development, and environment and emergency management.
Local government offers you the opportunity to:
- work directly with the community
- complete a diverse range of tasks
- be involved in on-going learning and development
- negotiate flexible working arrangements
- take part in employee health and recreation programs
- undertake further study
Aboriginal employment in local government
We are keen to encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to work in Victorian local government. To find out more visit the Aboriginal employment project page.
Maternal & child health nursing careers
Local government employs maternal and child health (MCH) nurses. These vacancies and scholarship opportunities are advertised on council websites.
Local government job vacancies
You can view each council's current job vacancies online.