The City of Perth is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to provide employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. The City strongly encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to apply for any position advertised.
7/27/2021 4:47 PM
Location: Council House, Perth CBD Occupation: Approval/Building Services Division: Development Approvals
$85,596 per annum plus super Full-time permanent Liveable, sustainable and prosperous - this is our aspiration for Perth. To continue delivering our vision we are seeking a Building Surveyor to participate in the inspection, monitoring and auditing of existing building stock in accordance with the City’s responsibilities under the Building Act. Reporting to the Principal Building Surveyor, this position will support...
Posted on Jul 27 by City of Perth
Closing date: 10/08/2021
7/27/2021 4:17 PM
Location: Council House, Perth CBD Occupation: Economic Development Division: Economic Development
$95,351 per annum plus super Full-time permanent Liveable, sustainable and prosperous - this is our aspiration for Perth. To continue delivering our vision we are seeking an Economic Development Officer to join our Economic Development Unit. Reporting to the Principal Economic Development Officer, this position will support the City by: Proactively undertaking and managing projects to attract and retain business, employment...
Posted on Jul 26 by City of Perth
Closing date: 10/08/2021
7/23/2021 7:26 AM
Location: Council House, Perth CBD Occupation: Arts & Culture Division: Activation & Cultural Experience
$70,325 per annum plus super Full-time maximum term contract (up to 12 months) The City of Perth is an ambitious Local Government. We are constantly creating opportunities to bring our state’s capital city to life. Reporting to the Team Leader Programs and Venues, this position will support the City by: Providing a high standard of customer service to facilitate the...
Posted on Jul 23 by City of Perth
Closing date: 06/08/2021
7/20/2021 5:46 AM
Location: Council House, Perth CBD Occupation: Planning & Development Division: City Planning
(4 exciting positions available) Liveable, sustainable and prosperous - this is our aspiration for Perth. To continue delivering our vision we are seeking three innovative, proactive and future focused Senior Urban Planners as well as an Urban Planner to join our City Planning team. It is an exciting time to be urban planning at the City...
Posted on Jul 20 by City of Perth
Closing date: 01/08/2021
7/15/2021 8:36 AM
Location: Council House, Perth CBD Occupation: Marketing/Communications/Events Division: Marketing & Events
$85,596 per annum plus super Full-time maximum term contract (up to 12 months) The City of Perth is an ambitious Local Government. We are constantly creating opportunities to bring our state’s capital city to life. We are seeking a Marketing Officer to cover a period of parental leave for up to 12 months. Reporting to the Marketing Lead,...
Posted on Jul 15 by City of Perth
Closing date: 29/07/2021
The selection criteria can be found by downloading the Position Description document that is attached to each vacancy. Please address the selection criteria with a small, succinct paragraph addressing each point. Remember to read and check the How to Apply details within the Position Description document.
What is the City of Perth?
The City of Perth is the capital city of Western Australia. The capital city area is in many respects the symbol of Western Australia’s relationship with the rest of the nation and the Asia Pacific region. The City is also the focus for the greater metropolitan area.
The City of Perth is a statutory entity constituted under the Local Government Act 1995. Its role is to administer the affairs of the City and establish a policy framework that serves the City community. The City of Perth incorporates the Perth Central Business District together with the suburbs of East Perth, West Perth, Northbridge and part of Crawley.
The governing body of the Council consist of nine elected members including the Lord Mayor. Local Government elections are held in October with half the Council up for re-election every two years. The Lord Mayor is elected by popular vote every four years.
What are the City’s vision and goals?
Vibrant, connected, progressive.
A safe, activated and welcoming city that celebrates its diversity and sense of community, providing unique educational, cultural, sporting and lifestyle offerings.
A well-planned and functional built form environment, promoting world class architecture, appreciation of heritage, diversity of land use and a sustainable, affordable and accessible integrated transport system.
A city that respects, protects and fosters its natural environment, embraces the principles of sustainability and acknowledges the impacts of our changing climate.
A city with a diverse and resilient economy capitalising upon its unique competitive advantages and creative reputation, attracting sustainable investment in education, tourism, entertainment, commerce, technology and trade.
A city led by a Council and supported by an administration that is committed to sound strategy and governance, excellence in customer service and effective and sincere engagement with all stakeholders.
A City that has earned the respect and support of the local industry through strong partnerships with state bodies, industry and community groups and other key stakeholders.
What are the City’s values?
The City of Perth's corporate values were selected for best reflecting the culture employees want to see. These values (and taglines) are now being rolled out across the City of Perth and embedded into everything we do.
- Commitment — Think It, Say It, Do It
- Courage — Speak Up, Stand Up, Persevere
- Respect — Listen, Consider, Support
- Teamwork — One City: Stronger Together
What is the organisational structure of the City of Perth?
The City has a Chief Executive Officer and four General Managers. These Alliances and their units are:
- Legal Services
- Audit & Risk
- Executive Services
- Corporate Communications
Corporate Services Alliance
- Financial Services
- Strategy & Reporting
- Human Resources
- ICT Services
- Property Services
- Information & Records Management
Planning and Economic Development Alliance
- City Planning
- Development Approvals
- Transport & Urban Design
- Economic Development
- City Future
Community Development Alliance
- Customer Experience
- Community Services
- Activation and Cultural Experience
- Community Safety and Amenity
Infrastructure and Operations Alliance
- Infrastructure and Assets
- Parking Services
How can I get involved in local government?
- Volunteering opportunities: Youth Advisory Council and Visitor Info Centre.
- As an Elected Member.
What traineeships/apprenticeships are currently on offer?
To obtain further information or submit your interest in undertaking a traineeship/apprenticeship at the City, send an email to the Human Resources Unit to notify the HR team of your interest.