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How to Join the Team

When applying for a position with City of Adelaide you can gain a lot of information about the opportunity by looking at the Advertisement and viewing the Position Description provided. This will give you an outline of the responsibilities of the position and the experience needed to be successful in the role.

It is highly recommended that you also take the time to understand the great work achieved at City of Adelaide. Our website is the best place to turn to for information about the City of Adelaide's 2016 - 2020 Strategic Plan, organisation structure, services, and objectives. This will contribute to a greater understanding of the position you may be applying for.

If you are interested in applying for a position that is currently advertised you can apply online. You can also register your interest in working here on the Current Opportunities page. Utlise the “My Jobpage” icon to set up a “New User” profile or sign in with a Yahoo account. You can also organise preferences and notification alerts to be emailed to you of the positions you may be interested in applying for.  

What to include in your application

As part of your application consider the following:

  1. A one page covering letter stating your interest for the position and a bit about you.
  2. A current resume and supporting documentation outlining your eligibility to meet the requirements of the position, your qualifications, experience and the qualities you can bring to the position.  

How do I lodge my application?

The preferred method of lodging applications is via the Current Opportunities page. You can click the “Apply” icon next to the position you are interested in or at the bottom of each position by clicking on “Apply Online”.

Allow yourself time to complete your general profile as there is a lot of information to complete when it is your first visit. However, once completed future applications are much easier to lodge.

Remember to include your preferred email address as all correspondence including regular updates of the progression of your application will be sent to this address.

I have applied for a position - what can I expect?

Once you have applied for a position with City of Adelaide you will receive an automatic email acknowledging receipt of your application, once submitted.

Although the recruitment process may vary for some roles the assessment of your application will involve the interview panel reviewing your skills, qualifications, experience, abilities and the qualities relevant to the position you have applied for.

Our recruitment process could involve phone interviews, panel interviews, presentations, referee checks, psychometric assessments, police checks and pre-employment medical checks.

We aim to contact applicants as quickly as possible as we know it is important to not keep you waiting.  

Contact Us

Should you have any questions or wish to speak with our People Services Team, please contact us on (08) 8203 7203.


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