Take this opportunity to kick start your career and earn while you learn! You will be given the opportunity to learn new skills, gain a nationally recognised qualification and be mentored by long standing Council employees serving the local community.

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Cadetship/Apprenticeship/Traineeship Program 2022

Experience career and lifestyle at its best, all within the beauty of a World Heritage National Park.

Blue Mountains Council Cadets, Apprentices and Traineeship (CATs) Program will commence in early 2022. Take this opportunity to kick start your career and earn while you learn!

You will be given the opportunity to learn new skills, gain a qualification and be mentored by long standing Council employees serving the local community

Cadetships, apprenticeships and traineeships are available in the following areas:

•    Cadet Development Engineer (V21/5304) Position Description
•    Cadet Environmental Health & Building Surveyor (V21/5305) Position Description
•    Cadet Environmental – Healthy Waterways (V21/5306) Position Description
•    Cadet Strategic Accountant (V21/5313) Position Description

•    Apprentice Civil Construction (V21/5307) Position Description
•    Apprentice Fabricator (V21/5308) Position Description
•    Apprentice Sign Writer (V21/5309) Position Description
•    Trainee Business Administration (ATSI identified) (V21/5310) Position Description

The closing date for applications has been extended to 24 October, 2021.

Benefit to the cadet/apprentice/trainee

Cadetships, Apprenticeships and Traineeships are jobs that combine work and structured training and are a great way to start your future career.

In these positions you will:

  • boost your skills by having the opportunity to learn as you work in a hands on environment 
  • gain a nationally recognised qualification
  • earn a weekly salary or wage 
  • gain industry experience, and 
  • have the ability to access and learn about other areas of the business.

Benefit to Council

  • Increase skills base within teams.
  • Increase mentoring opportunities for supervisors and colleagues.
  • Provide opportunities to the local community including young people and those wishing to re-skill in a new area.