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: Organisational Development Advisor
Job Type: Contract for 2 years
Job Status: Full time
Ref No: 6001
Contact: Alina van der Knaap, Team Leader Organisational Development
Phone: (08) 8384 0784
Applications close 9am Friday 9 March 2018

Position Title: Community Development Officer - Community Centres
Job Type: Contract until 30 June 2021
Job Status: Part Time working 27 hours per week
Ref No: 3006
Contact: Jan Brown, Team Leader Community Centres
Phone: (08) 8384 0736
Applications close 9am Monday 5 March 2018

Position Title: Team Leader Technical Services
Job Type: Contract for 5 years
Job Status: Full Time
Ref No: 5023
Contact: Matthew Morrissey, Manager Assets & Technial Services
Phone: (08) 8384 0604
Applications close 9am Monday 5 March 2018

Position Title: Development Officer (Building)
Job Type: Contract for 5 years
Job Status: Full Time
Ref No: 6044
Contact: Ian Randell, Team Leader Building
Phone: (08) 8384 0633
Applications close 9am Monday 5 March 2018





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

Please note, by submitting an application you are acknowledging and agreeing for your data to be collected and stored by the City of Onkaparinga

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 (Parks and Waste Services):
Phone (08) 8307 2900
Contact: Heidi Neale
Address: Randstad, Unit 5, 198 Main South Road, Morphett Vale SA 5162

To register for blue collar roles (Construction, Civil and Building Maintenance):
Phone (08) 8150 7032
Contact: Jesse Bakirtzakis
Address: Randstad, Ground Floor, 88 Henley Beach Road, Mile End SA 5031

Office Workers
To register for white collar roles (Administration, Technical and Professional Staff):
Phone (08) 8468 8035
Contact: Alyce Napper
Address: Randstad Level 2, 63 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000