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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, the email address is or contact phone number (02) 4993 4230.

Our recent power failure has impacted delivery of emails. Generally, the email system will notify the sender when delivery is discarded, however there may be in...stances where this does not occur. If you have sent critical emails to Council over the last couple of days, including applications for current vacancies, which you believe haven’t arrived please resend them to us. Council has also extended the closing date by 1 week for all positions due to close this week.

Position Name Closing Date Advertisement
2015/17 Relief Plant Operator Friday 1 May 2015 Advertisement
2015/19 Internal Auditor Friday 1 May 2015 Advertisement
2015/20 Senior Building Surveyor Friday 1 May 2015 Advertisement
2015/21 Business Support Officer (Fire Safety) Friday 1 May 2015
2015/22 Ranger Services Support Officer Friday 1 May 2015

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 

Please look at the Selection Process to know how your application will be processed

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