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 currently available.

Steps to applying for a position

Before you start your application

  • Carefully read the related position description.
  • If you have any further questions call the contact person (stated in the advertisement) about the position.
  • You must have legal right to work in Australia.

Include in your application

  • A covering letter stating why you are applying for the position, including the job reference number and position title, as well as your address and your contact details during normal business hours.
  • A current resume that provides your relevant personal details, qualifications and work history, include details of two to three people who are willing to act as referees.
  • If requested in the advertisement a statement addressing the selection criteria including major accountabilities/responsibilities, skills, knowledge, experience and qualifications.

Statement addressing selection criteria

When addressing the selection criteria you need to demonstrate your skills, experience and understanding by outlining:

  • what they are
  • why they are important
  • how they relate to the job and how you would use them
  • how you have used them previously and with what result.

Use information about your current and past employment, voluntary or community activities when you address the points in the selection criteria.

Position Title: Marketing Officer 
Job Type: Contract until 2 August 2017
Job Status: Full time 
Contact: Natali Bennett, Team Leader Marketing and Events
Phone: (08) 8384 0707
Ref No: 7055
Applications close 5pm Monday 5 September 2016

Position Title: Community Development Officer - Community Centres (Woodcroft)
Job Type: Contract until 30 June 2018
Job Status: Part time working 27 hours per week
Contact: Jan Brown, Team Leader Community Centres
Phone: (08) 8384 0736
Ref No: 3037
Applications close 5pm Monday 5 September 2016

Position Title: Casual Community Safety Officer (Ranger)
Job Type: Casual
Contact: Peter Cookson, Team Leader Rangers
Phone: (08) 8384 0787
Applications close 5pm Friday 2 September 2016

Position Title: Senior Community Ranger
Job Type: Contract until September 2017
Job Status: Full time 
Contact: Peter Cookson, Team Leader Rangers
Phone: (08) 8384 0787
Ref No: 6037
Applications close 5pm Friday 9 September 2016


Position Title: Organisational Development Advisor
Job Type: Contract until September 2017
Job Status: Part time working 30.4 hours per week
Contact: Alina van der Knaap, Team Leader Organisational Development
Phone: (08) 8384 0784
Ref No: 7102
Applications close 5pm Wednesday 7 September 2016


Position Title: Organisational Development Advisor
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status: Full time
Contact: Alina van der Knaap, Team Leader Organisational Development
Phone: (08) 8384 0784
Ref No: 6001
Applications close 5pm Monday 5 September 2016


 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: Lyneece Hall
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 8036
Contact: Belynda Nelson
Address: Randstad Level 2, 63 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000