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: Senior Project Officer
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status:  Full time
Contact: Ron Ganzevoort, Team Leader Construction
Phone: (08) 8301 7214
Ref No: 3080
Applications close 9am Tuesday 31 January 2017

Position Title: Business Services Support Officer - Community Safety (2 positions)
Job Type: Contract 
Job Status:  Full time
Contact: Rae Gale, Coordinator Business Services
Phone: (08) 8301 7319
Ref No: 6025
Applications close 9am Monday 30 January 2017

Position Title: Senior Development Officer (Planning)
Job Type: Permanent
Job Status:  Full time 
Contact: Steve Tilbrook, Team Leader Planning
Phone: (08) 8384 0710
Ref No: 6053 
Applications close 9am Tuesday 24 January 2017

Position Title: Environmental Health Officer (2 positions)
Job Type: Contract – until 30 June 2017
Job Status:  Part -time working 19 hours per week
Job Status:  Full time
Contact: Nicole Moore, Team Leader Community Health
Phone: (08) 8384 0608
Ref No: 6006 
Applications close 5pm Monday 23 January 2017



 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 8035
Contact: Alyce Napper
Address: Randstad Level 2, 63 Pirie Street, Adelaide SA 5000