Newcastle is Australia's seventh largest city, managing an asset portfolio of $1.7 billion, an operational budget of more than $244 million and capital expenditure of $45 million.
Our proactive and innovated team make a positive difference in our community and to the organisation through various services and initiatives to achieve the community strategic plan. As an organisation, we are focused on achieving our organisational goals while developing and inspiring our employees to reach their full potential and grow both professionally and personally. Our CREW values (Cooperation, Respect, Excellence and Wellbeing) underpin everything thing we do as well as how we expect all our staff to engage with one another and the community.
The new City of Newcastle Enterprise Agreement 2019 (PDF) is about providing our employees with industry leading benefits and arrangements which offer flexibility, choice and future opportunities. Our agreement is about working together to match your personal goals with the City of Newcastle’s Visions of becoming a Smart, Liveable and Sustainable city, where people choose to live, work and play. 

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Employment Opportunities

Working at City of Newcastle offers a great range of benefits. Find out more about jobs at Council.

How to apply

Find answers to some common questions we receive about employment at City of Newcastle and how to apply.

Equal Employment Opportunity

We are committed to the development of a culture that is supportive of Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) principles in the workplace

Aboriginal Employment

The Awabakal and Worimi peoples are acknowledged by Council as the traditional custodians of the land and waters of Newcastle.

Veterans Employment Program

A dedicated program aimed at supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government at the City of Newcastle.