Undergraduate Opportunities

Term:Up to 12 months Award/Level:Qld Local Government Industry Award - Level 1 Location:Various Package:Up to $28.75 per hourUp to 12% superannuation Leave loading4 weeks annual leave


Please Note: 

  • Must be available to work 3-5 days per week (Monday to Friday) during university semesters 1 and 2 and full time outside of those semesters and during the university semester breaks.  
  • You will indicate throughout the application process if your preference is to work 3, 4 or 5 days/week during semester.
  • Must be currently enrolled in university to apply 
  • Previous applicants for University Student vacancy pools are encouraged to apply if still interested to be considered.  This new vacancy pool is being created to ensure a current snapshot of interested applicants is being reviewed as new opportunities arise.

Would you like a job working alongside experienced professionals within Australia's third largest council

Are you interested in receiving training from an industry leader in a fast paced environment, whilst gaining experience in a practical position within your own community

Sound like you You could find yourself working in an organisation in which your initiative and willingness to have a go will see you gain valuable skills which will complement the theory you're learning at university. Ultimately setting you apart from the field!

We require friendly, reliable and motivated people to work within our business which provides a range of services to more than 1700 staff and over 425,000 residents.

We are looking for an energetic, positive addition to the team and the role may consist of part time or full time work, dependent upon your study needs.

Current opportunities are available in the following areas and may consist of part time or full time work dependent upon your study needs: 

Public Safety

Our Public Safety Team are driving by community safety. They support the coordination, administration, monitoring and assessment of council’s public safety contracts including CCTV operational systems, services, network management and crime prevention initiatives. Your daily interactions in this space will provide you with insights into how local government partners with the wider community in contributing to a safe region. Studying Criminology Or Justice This could be the perfect role for you!

Drainage Waterways and Coastal Planning

The primary focus of this department is to plan, manage and design the region’s coastal, stormwater and floodplain management infrastructure, including built and natural form assets, consistent with Council’s corporate strategic vision, policies and strategies. Your studies will ideally align with a career in this progressive and innovative industry!

Asset Maintenance

The Asset Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance and renewal of Council’s assets throughout the region.  The areas of responsibility are primarily Roads and Drains, Parks, Cleansing, Construction, Fleet and Building and Facilities infrastructure.  The Asset Maintenance department is one of the largest departments within Council, maintaining essential community infrastructure across the Moreton Bay region. See yourself building a career in this diverse area Apply now!

Parks and Recreation Planning

The position will be located within Council’s Parks and Recreation Planning Department, part of the wider Infrastructure Planning Directorate. The team is responsible for the planning and design of Council’s open space estate. The landscape design team is responsible for planning and design of, natural areas landscapes and parks from local to regional scale. The team also provides detailed design support to the Urban Design, Sports and Recreation and technical services teams within the department. Design your career pathway by joining our team!

Benefits of Working for Local Government

Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) in addition to paid annual leave. Council also supports ongoing training and professional development to ensure our staff remain leaders in their field.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of Council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

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