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Career options with Council

The Port Macquarie region is one of the fastest growing regional locations in Australia, with an ideal climate, pristine coastal and hinterland environments, and a vibrant community.

Port Macquarie-Hastings Council offers a dynamic and flexible work place that allows you the opportunity to contribute to your community as well as develop an outstanding career.

Live Love Work - combine lifestyle with career at Port Macquarie-Hastings Council.


Local Government offers a range of employment opportunities in over 400 occupations. Some career options at Council are:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Administration
  • Arts and Culture
  • Business Management
  • Civil Construction and Maintenance
  • Community Development
  • Development and Building
  • Engineering
  • Human Resources
  • Infrastructure and Asset Management
  • Information Technology
  • Library
  • Marketing and Communications
  • Natural and Environmental Resources
  • Planning
  • Ranger Services
  • Recreation and Tourism
  • Trades
  • Water and Wastewater Operations
  • Waste Management


Port Macquarie-Hastings Council is committed to the creation of an inclusive, respectful and equitable workplace.

Through our recruitment, development, retention and promotion, policies and practices, we seek a diverse workforce that is effective and takes full advantage of a wide range of experiences and backgrounds.

We view diversity as a key attribute that enables us to attract and retain the best talent, thereby enabling us to deliver quality outcomes for our community.

This page was last updated on: 21 May 2018