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: Business Improvement Partner

Job Type: Contract for 12 months

Job Status: Full time

Contact: Gary Thwaites, Senior Business Improvement Partner

Phone: (08) 8384 0690
Ref No: 7112

Applications close 5pm Monday 9 May 2016

Position Title: Talent & Acquisitions Advisor

Job Type: Contract for 2 years

Job Status: Full time

Contact: Anna Jordan, Team Leader Human Resources

Phone: (08) 8384 0091
Ref No: 7096

Applications close 5pm Monday 9 May 2016

Position Title: Human Resource Business Partner (2 positions)

Job Type: Permanent

Job Status: Full time

Job Type: Contract for 12 months

Job Status: Part time working 30.4 hours per week
Contact: Anna Jordan, Team Leader Human Resources

Phone: (08) 8384 0091
Ref No: 7075

Applications close 5pm Monday 9 May 2016

Position Title: Project Officer - Civil Maintenance

Job Type: Permanent

Job Status: Full time
Contact: Graham Searle, Team Leader Civil Maintenance
Phone: (08) 8384 0657
Ref No: 0013

Applications close 5pm Monday 2 May 2016



 When submitting your Application

Your application should be typed or written clearly and should not be sent in bound or in enclosed folders. 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 Skilled group.

Contact Details:

To register for blue collar roles please contact:
Phone 0409 554 731 Richard Williams
Address: Programmed Skilled Workforce, Ground Floor 115 Sherriff Street, Underdale SA 5032

To register for white collar roles (i.e. administration, technical and professional staff) please contact:
Phone (08) 8215 9600
Address:Level 1,70 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide SA