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: Asset Protection Officer - Security
Job Type: Contract for 2 Years
Job Status: Full time
Contact: Rod Vincent, Team Leader Building Management and Asset Protection
Phone: (08) 8384 0586
Ref No: 0636
Applications close 5 PM Monday 10 November 2014

Position Title: Leading Hand - Landscapes
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status: Full time
Contact: Chris Janssan, Team Leader Parks & Natural Resources
Phone: (08) 8384 0154
Ref No: 0225
Applications close 5 PM Monday 10 November 2014

Position Title: Engagement and Grants Support Officer
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status: Part time working 2 days per week (0.4 FTE)
Contact: Dale Sutton, Team Leader Engagement and Grants
Phone: (08) 8384 0623
Ref No: 3138
Applications close 5 PM Monday 3 November 2014


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

After the position has closed, you will receive an acknowledgment letter confirming that your application was received. 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 (08) 8187 0101
Address: Unit 2/365 Main South Road, Morphett Vale SA

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