Our Recruitment Process

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Botanic Garden

Botanic Garden Open Week

A week-long bonanza of events and activities is on offer at the North Coast Regional Botanic Garden from May 22-27.

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Grace Roberts

Grace Roberts Awards

Applications are now open for the 2018 Grace Roberts Community Development Awards.

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Woopi Wow

Woolgoolga Beach Reserve

The next stage of planning for Woolgoolga Beach Reserve is underway and we want you to have your say.

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El Funding

Apply Now for Environmental Levy Funding

Applications are now being invited for the 2018/2019 Environmental Levy Grants Program from community-based organisations and individuals interested in helping to improve or sustain our local environment.

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Submerged

Submerged – Stories of Australia’s Shipwrecks

Mutiny, tragedy, torpedo strikes, cowardice and heroism feature in a fascinating exhibition opening at Coffs Harbour Regional Museum...

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Emerald Beach

Emerald Beach Reserve Consultation – Next Stage

Work on the latest stage of the Emerald Beach Reserve Concept Plan will begin with a Community Information Session...

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Upcoming Events

May
Coffs Harbour Regional Gallery

Opening Night Autumn Selection Regional Gallery

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May
Museum Exhibition

Opening Submerged - Stories of Australia's Shipwrecks

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22-27
BotanicGardenOpenWeek

Botanic Garden Open Week

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May
Workshop

National Simultaneous Storytime

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May
Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

Australia's Biggest Morning Tea

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May
FotG Concert

In The Wild Concert

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Our Recruitment Process

Applying for a role​

Applying for any of our jobs is simple, however please set aside 10 to 15 minutes of your time before you start, as we like to get as much information as we can from you before making a decision on who we would like to interview. The process involves four simple steps.

  1. Find the position you are interested in by viewing our current job listings and select apply now.
  2. Address the key selection criteria, which normally comprises no more than ten questions. These questions are designed to provide us with more information about you. These questions will assist us in assessing if you have the qualities, knowledge and skills needed to do the job. It is important when addressing selection criteria that you provide succinct statements that sell your specific capabilities to meet each of the criteria. ensure you sue specific examples that demonstrate you have the knowledge, skills, personal and behavioural qualities to do the job.
  3. If you have a CV in a compatible format, simply upload it onto our system by following the steps. If you do not have a professionally formatted CV you can use our system to build one. Ensure your CV provides your contact details, outlines your qualifications, work experience and contains two contactable work related referees, Having a well laid out CV helps your chance of getting an interview with us.
  4. After the closing date of the position, we review all applications and will be in touch with you if your skills, qualifications and experience are a good fit for the role.

Unsolicited Applications

Coffs Harbour City Council does not accept unsolicited applications.

Only applications that directly relate to a position advertised by Council can be accepted for consideration for that role.

Positions vacant are placed on Council's careers site and if you are interested in working for Coffs Harbour City Council, we encourage you to subscribe to our job alert newsletter. When you become a subscriber you will automatically be emailed the lasted vacant positions as they are listed.