Current Vacancies

Drainage Assets Engineer - Permanent Full Time - V18/4394

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This position is responsible for the development of draining and civil infrastructure policies, programs and projects which support Council's strategic objectives.  This will involve the development of Asset Management plans and Capital Works Programs as well as providing high level advice.

Salary: range of $84,029 to $93,275 per annum (including 3.5% CLA).
For further information contact: Tony Moore 4780 5492 

Closing date:  24 February 2019


Program Leader, Corporate Strategic Planning and Reporting (Corporate Strategy) Permanent Full Time - V19/4478

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Working under the direction of the Group Manager, Integrated Planning & Finance this position is responsible for implementing “whole of Council” corporate strategic planning and reporting that supports Council’s Vision, Mission and Values and Organisational priorities.  The position also includes effective implementation of the legislatively required NSW Local Government Integrated Planning and Reporting (IPR) Framework within a continuous improvement approach; and strategy-led service and business planning that aligns with the Council’s adopted Integrated Plans.

For further information contact: Hailie Ryzak 47805583
Salary: $3,784.60 gross per fortnight
Closing date:  24th  February 2019

Ranger (Building & Compliance Services) (Permanent Full Time) - V19/4493

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This position is part of Council’s high performing Rangers’ Team involved in undertaking a range of regulatory enforcement work, including investigation of Customer Service Requests (complaints); routine enforcement patrols; monitoring and maintenance of Ticket Parking Machines.  Appropriate qualifications such as a certificate in Local Government Regulatory Services and/or demonstrated experience is required as is a commitment to providing excellent customer service and work part of a team.

For further information contact: Rodney Bles 4780 5568
Salary: $2,622.00 – 2908.80 gross per fortnight
Closing date:  17th  February 2019.


HR Driver Waste Services (Permanent Full Time) - V19/4494

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The position is required to work primarily at Springwood Operations Depot, Lawson Rd Springwood, or if directed, at Katoomba Operations Depot, South St, Katoomba. Additionally, there is the requirement to work Public Holidays including Good Friday and Christmas Day.  Responsibilities include: Collect domestic waste within nominated service areas utilising a side arm waste collection vehicle or Rear Loading Vehicle;  maintain basic service records as directed and report all incidents and service irregularities and clean, care for and undertake minor maintenance of vehicles and equipment.

Salary:  commencing at $2,081.00 gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:  Kevin Heeley on 0414195233
Closing date:  24th  February 2019

Natural Area Business Officer (Part Time 21 hpw Contract 12 Months) - V19/4496

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Responsibilities include: support the Natural Area Operations Coordinator in the day to day running of Bushland Operations; lead budget development and financial management aspects of the Natural Area Operations Team, analyse data and implement strategies; develop business plans; provide high level administrative support; supervise staff; provide guidance and coaching.

Salary: Commencing at $2685.8 pro rata 21 hours gross per fortnight.
For further information contact:
Matthew Chambers 4780 5694
Closing date: 24th February 2019.


How to apply for a vacancy

Applications addressing the selection criteria, accompanied by a resume, a minimum of two references and copies of qualifications should be emailed to If you are unable to get access to a computer, hard copy applications may be posted to:

'Staff Application'
Human Resources
Blue Mountains City Council
Locked Bag 1005
Katoomba NSW 2780

If you have any questions regarding the position, please contact the person listed in the advertisement. You should also refer to the How To Apply For A Vacancy (126.9KB) document which will assist you in preparing your application. You can download it below. 

If you have any problems downloading any position information from our website, please contact Council on (02) 4780 5693.

Applications must be received by Council prior to the closing date. Council cannot be held responsible for applications becoming lost or delayed in the general post.


How to apply for a vacancy