2019 Apprenticeship & Traineeship Intake Location: Blacktown, NSW

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2019 Apprenticeship & Traineeship Intake Location: Blacktown, NSW

Blacktown City Council is the second largest Council in NSW and a leader in the growth and development of the Western Sydney region. With a population of close to 350,000 and forecast to reach 522,000 in the next 20 years, Blacktown City Council plays an important role in the delivery of services to the community. Blacktown City employs over 2000 staff working across over 40 business lines and provides a wide range of professional opportunities and employee benefits. At Blacktown City Council we are proud to be supporters of a wide, diverse community and strive towards building the best council in Australia, achieving this through initiatives such as becoming a White Ribbon accredited Council.


  • Gardening x 3
  • Greenkeeping x 1
  • Heavy Vehicle Mechanic x 1
  • Plumbing x 1
  • Business Administration Traineeships x 9

Who can apply?

  • Applicants must be an Australian citizen or be eligible to work in Australia (evidence required)
  • Applicants of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background are encouraged to apply
  • Applicants must meet the eligibility requirement to undertake a Certificate III Nationally Recognised Qualification.

Application Requirements

To be considered applicants MUST supply:

  • A cover letter explaining your suitability to the position
  • An up to date resume with accurate contact details including mobile number with voicemail and email address
  • 2 recent written professional references
  • 2 recent school reports (for those who have completed school within the last 2 years or for those who are still studying)

Benefits of working at Council

The salaries and conditions of employment are in accordance with the Blacktown City Council Enterprise Agreement.

  • Various salary ranges will be offered per week, based on the age and level of schooling completed
  • 35 hours per week including TAFE attendance
  • Access to flexitime arrangement
  • Employee benefits such as leave entitlements, 9.5% employer superannuation contribution, Fitness Passport and gym membership discounts, and social clubs
  • Associated TAFE fees with this course will be paid for or reimbursed by Council
  • Additional training opportunities.

NOTE: The selection process requires selected applicants for all positions to undertake an aptitude test and a medical examination Positions commence in January 2019 Blacktown City is committed to safety. We have introduced alcohol and other drug testing at the pre-employment phase, and via a series of random tests, tests where there may be reasonable suspicion and / or post reportable incident testing for Council workers.


Applications must be submitted through Blacktown City Council's website.

1300apprentice will then contact applicants and conduct the initial recruitment process.

Positions can be reviewed at blacktown.nsw.gov.au Only suitable applicants will be contacted.

Strict Closing Date: 5pm September 28th 2018



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Blacktown, New South Wales, 2148, Australia