Working at the City

The City of Stirling is one of the largest local governments in Western Australia. The City of Stirling is vibrant and progressive local government with exciting and challenging career opportunities to really make a difference within the community. 

If you thrive on building connections within the community, love providing great customer service, and are looking for a role that truly makes a difference to people, the City of Stirling could have the perfect role for you.

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Information for prospective employees

Who can work for the City?

The City employs people who can legally work in Australia. These include:

  • Australian citizens
  • New Zealand citizens
  • Permanent residents
  • Temporary residents with permission to work.

The City checks candidate’s eligibility to work in Australia during the recruitment process.

Candidates who progress through the recruitment process must also:

  • Provide details of two referees who can be contacted by the City
  • Provide a National Police Certificate issued within three months prior to your appointment
  • Attend a pre-employment medical assessment
  • Provide 100 proof of ID points
  • Provide a copy of driver's licence
  • Provide academic qualifications, licences or other documents specified in the relevant position description.

Please note that the City may verify qualifications and/or licences via external verification providers.

The City of Stirling complies with all State Government public health orders and directives related to COVID-19 Mandatory vaccination of critical workers in WA. Applicants and current employees must therefore be willing to provide evidence of their vaccination status as requested by the City in order to continue to comply with all State Government public health orders and directives, current and as they may change from time to time.

Employee benefits

  • Competitive salary packages
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Free parking
  • Employee café/canteen facilities
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave
  • Discounts to the City’s aquatic and leisure facilities
  • Learning and professional development opportunities
  • Annual flu vaccinations
  • Annual skin screening
  • Social Club
  • Employee recognition program
  • Superannuation matching.

Employee Code of Conduct

A Code of Conduct is an important document for the City as it provides the overarching guidance for all employees on how they are expected to conduct themselves whilst working at the City. The City’s Employee Code of Conduct assists and guides employees in determining the appropriate and acceptable ethical standards of behaviour which apply in various circumstances. It ensures all City employees, volunteers, contractors and consultants act in the best interests of our community, upholding a high standard of ethical behaviour.

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Employee Code of Conduct(PDF)
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Job Shop

Job Shop provides free information and support for people seeking employment prospects, in particular people who are newly arrived in Australia (within the past two years) or who are long-term unemployed. Please note priority for appointments will be given to City of Stirling residents. Job shop provides links to employment services, assistance with resumes and confidence-building for job interviews.

Job Shop is available at Osborne Community Hub.

For bookings, please phone the Stirling Libraries - Osborne (08) 9205 7900