Lake Macquarie, southern gateway to the coastal Hunter region, has a unique mix of beaches, lake and mountains providing an idyllic place to balance work and life.
Lake Macquarie City Council is an equal opportunity employer and promotes a healthy work environment and a work/life balance.
We engage in a diverse range of activities, providing services and facilities to residents for a variety of reasons.
As per our mission statement, we're committed to provide services that enhance the lifestyle in the City.
We stand by the following values:
- Shaping our future
- Leading at all levels
- Working together.
Learn more about our culture, vision and values.
We advertise positions online and only accept online applications.
As we want to get the best out of our applicants, we provide a detailed guide on how to apply for our positions with every advertised job. Make sure you read our guide to applying for a position with us before you complete your application.
Have a look at our current opportunities.
Code of Conduct
We have a Code of Conduct that sets the minimum requirements of behaviour expected from our employees in carrying out their functions. The Code of Conduct is based on the following key principles:
Twelve councillors and the Mayor make up the decision-making body of Council. The Lake Macquarie Local Government Area is divided into three wards, with each ward represented by four councillors who are elected for a four-year term.
The General Manager leads the administrative arm of Council, being responsible for the efficient operation of the Council and for ensuring that the decisions of the Council are implemented.
See our organisational structure.
Our recruitment process
If you are interested in applying for a position, see how our recruitment process works.
View current vacancies at Lake Macquarie City Council
Entitlements and benefits
Our employees enjoy many unique conditions and benefits
Learn about our recruitment process
Education to employment
Find out about Council's education-to-employment program
Happy healthy workplace
We offer a variety of health and wellbeing activities to our employees
Page last updated: 15 May 2019