Employment opportunities

We are a high performing; responsive and innovative organisation that meets our communities’ needs and strives to achieve excellence in all areas. Our workforce of over 720 employees, work together to ensure Onkaparinga remains the best place in South Australia to live, work, visit, play and invest. We’re committed to creating an organisation that is known for customer responsiveness, community collaboration and quality service. Our professional and friendly workplace provides a vibrant environment in which individuals are supported to develop to their fullest potential.

Employment opportunities

When employment opportunities are available at the City of Onkaparinga they will be listed below. When “no items available to list” is displayed, this means there are no positions available.

City of Onkaparinga Employee Benefits Guide

Our values

The City of Onkaparinga is a great place to work and we have many initiatives underway which contribute to the ongoing development of a robust, supportive and engaging workplace culture. Over 300 staff helped to develop the behaviours which demonstrate how we live our values and build a positive and inspiring organisational culture.

Our Organisational Values & Behaviours

Applying for a position

Review our current vacancies listed on this page and if you’re ready to take your next career step, find out how to prepare your application, what is involved in the recruitment and selection process and relevant pre-employment checks.

City of Onkaparinga Application Guide

You must have the legal right to work in Australia and provide copies of relevant visas



Position Title: Youth Music Program Officer
Job Type: Contract until 30 June 2018
Job Status: Part time working 26 hours per week
Contact: Jason Haskett, Team Leader Arts and Cultural Development
Phone: 0408 956 849
Ref No: 3045
Applications close 9am Wednesday 11 October 2017

Position Title: Finance Business Partners (2 positions)
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status: Full time
Ref No: 7110
Job Type: Contract for 12 months
Job Status: Full time
Ref No: 7105
Contact: Diane Eckermann, Team Leader Financial Planning and Analysis
Phone: (08) 8384 0121
Applications close 5pm Monday 9 October 2017

Position Title: Team Member Civil Maintenance - Sealed/Unsealed Roads
Job Type: Contract until 31 July 2020
Job Status: Full time
Contact: Graham Searle, Team Leader Civil Maintenance
Phone: (08) 8384 0657
Ref No: 0103
Applications close 9am Tuesday 3 October 2017

Position Title: Senior Asset Planner - Community Assets
Job Type: Contract for 3 years
Job Status: Full time
Contact: Geoff Norris, Team Leader Community Assets
Phone: (08) 8301 7348
Ref No: 5101
Applications close 9am Wednesday 4 October 2017

Position Title: Team Member Civil Maintenance
Job Type: Contract until 30 June 2020
Job Status: Full time
Contact: Graham Searle, Team Leader Civil Maintenance
Phone: (08) 8384 0657
Ref No: 0585
Applications close 9am Tuesday 3 October 2017



When submitting your Application

Your application should be typed or written clearly and should not be sent in bound or in enclosed folders. One application should be submitted for each position you are applying for. Do not send originals of official documents and make sure your application reaches us by the closing date and time indicated in the advertisement.

Applications can be sent to recruitment@onkaparinga.sa.gov.au, please include the job reference number in the subject.

Post hard copy applications to:

Contact officer (named in the advertisement)
C/O Human Resources
City of Onkaparinga
PO Box 1, Noarlunga Centre SA 5168

Assessment of application

We cannot accept responsibility for applications not received or received after the nominated closing time and date.

The selection panel for the role will assess each application and short list applicants to be interviewed.

Temporary Employment

If you are interested in short-term temporary work with our organisation, we encourage you to register your interest with Randstad.

Contact Details:

Field Workers
To register for blue collar roles:
Phone (08) 8307 2900
Contact: Heidi Neale
Address: Randstad, Unit 5, 198 Main South Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162

Office Workers
To register for white collar roles (i.e. administration, technical and professional staff):
Phone (08) 8468 8035
Contact: Alyce Napper
Address: Randstad Level 2, 63 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000