• Level 2 Water Restrictions

    As a region we're experiencing the lowest water levels in our dams in over two decades. Level 2 water restrictions apply to all properties connected to Hunter Water's water supply network in the Cessnock Local Government Area.

    Cessnock, Lake Macquarie, Maitland, Newcastle, Port Stephens, Dungog and small parts of Singleton.View a map of our area of operations

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What's On

Job Opportunities

Current Vacancies

Thank you for your interest in job vacancies with Cessnock City Council. Listed below are the current vacancies. All the information you require to make an application to Council is available through the various links provided below. Please make sure that you read through the relevant application package so you are fully aware of our requirements in making an application with our Council. 

A contact person for further information on the position is listed on the advertisement link. 

If you would like to contact someone from the Human Resource Section, to discuss the recruitment process or provide feedback on the online application process, please contact us at 

For further information on how to apply for jobs at Council, the Selection Process and our WHS Policy, please view the following pages:

How to Apply for a Job at Council

Selection Process 

WHS Policy

WARNING: Council vacancies have recently been advertised on a scam website ( advising applicants that there are sponsored job opportunities available at Council. Cessnock City Council has no affiliation with this website and has not authorised the use of Council Advertisements on the website.Unless otherwise advised, applicants must be permanent Australian residents to be eligible to apply for any vacancies advertised on Council's website.If you believe you are a victim of an employment scam please contact ACCC scam watch on 1300 795 995 or visit their Website: