Positions Vacant

This section contains details of current positions vacant at Oberon Council as well as information on how to apply. Positions vacant will be advertised accordingly as they become available within the organisation.


  • Corporate Services Director - Position 2001

  • Plant Operator - Position 5026

  • Labourer - Position 5037

  • Customer Service Trainee - Position 2060

For full details of all positions vacant please click on the links at the bottom of this page.


For more information about working in Local Government generally, and the types of careers available, visit the Local Government NSW website.

Privacy - Oberon Council, as part of the recruitment process, will be collecting information about you. This information will be included in the recruitment file, and will be read by Council’s Records Staff, and members of the interviewing panel.

Equal Employment Opportunity - Council aims to ensure fair, equitable and non-discriminatory consideration for all applicants, regardless of sex, ethnic or racial origin, or physical disability.

Child Safe Organisation - Oberon Council is committed to being a child safe organisation by embedding the NSW Child Safe Standards within our organisational culture and practices.

Selection Process - It is important that your application is completed by the closing date, the selection committees are not obliged to accept late applications. All applications will be acknowledged. Oberon Council is committed to providing a fair and equitable selection process. The stages of the selection process are:

  • Short-listing:  The selection panel will assess all applications against the selection criteria contained in the position description. The panel will then decide which applicants best meet the criteria and will call for interview.
  • Interviewing:  You will be given at least 2 days notice if you are required for an interview. The interview panel will consist of 3 members, one of which will be a HR representative, who will work together to recommend the most suitable person for the position.
  • Reference checks and other checks:  Referee checks will be carried out on the recommended applicant/s. Positions that have been identified as child-related, will be required to undergo a National Police Check and obtain Working with Children Check.
  • Pre-employment Medical assessment:  As part of the recruitment process a pre-employment functional assessment at Council’s expense will be required.
  • Notification of result:  The successful applicant will be verbally notified as soon as possible after the interview and will receive a written letter of offer following this contact. Unsuccessful applicants will be notified by mail once the offer of employment has been accepted.

Thank you for considering a career with Oberon Council.  Oberon is located in New South Wales, in the rolling hills of the Central Tablelands with proximity to the World Heritage Blue Mountains, Bathurst, Orange and Lithgow areas. Oberon offers a country lifestyle whilst being a footstep away from the next scenic adventure.   The local government area covers is 3,625 square kilometres and the estimated population is 5,408 based on the 2016 Census data.

Oberon has a vibrant atmosphere and is ideal for families to experience a relaxed and quality lifestyle. The Council is proud of the educational, medical, recreational, family friendly environment and tourist facilities that are available in the local government area. Oberon is the gateway to Jenolan Caves one of the world’s great natural wonders. We invite you to view the following video which highlights some of the attractions of the region. Oberon.... more than you imagine!


Contact Details:
Oberon Council
Joy Walker – Human Resources Manager
Phone: 02 6329 8150