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: Team Leader - Marketing and Events
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status:  Full time
Contact: Kathy Banyer, Manager Marketing, Events and Communications
Phone: (08) 8384 0079 or mobile 0414 744 983
Ref No: 1019
Applications close 5pm Monday 6 June 2016

Position Title: Information Governance Officer
Job Type: Contract until 30 June 2017
Job Status:  Part time working 15.2 hours per week
Contact: Yvette van Berkel, Team Leader Records
Phone: (08) 8384 0508
Ref No: 7051
Applications close 5pm Monday 6 June 2016

Position Title: Development Officer - Planning (2 positions)
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status:  Full time
Contact: Steve Tilbrook, Team Leader Planning
Phone: (08) 8384 0710
Ref No: 6078
Applications close 5pm Monday 6 June 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 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