How to Apply

Submitting your application

Applications should be addressed to Botany Bay City Council, Human Resources Section and deliver by:

  • Email:
  • Post: PO Box 331, Mascot, NSW, 1460
  • Fax: 02 9366 3699
  • Hand delivery: 141 Coward Street, Mascot

Applications will be accepted up to 5.00pm on the closing date published in the advertisement.

Note: When submitting applications in hardcopy, please do not use folders, binders or plastic sleeves. Only copies of supporting documents should be included, please do not send the originals of certificates, licences, etc.  

Requirements for employment

At the Council, we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.

Only people with the legal right to work in Australia may apply for vacant positions.

For permanent positions, applicants must hold:

  • Australian Citizenship or Australian permanent residency; or
  • New Zealand Citizenship or New Zealand permanent residency

Preparing your application

The following information should be included in your application:

  • Contact Information
    Your name, address for correspondence and a daytime contact telephone number.
  • Employment History
    Include a brief resume outlining your work experience.
  • Statement Addressing the ‘Person Specifications’ outlined in the Job Description
    For each position there are essential, and sometimes desirable criteria, listed in the advertisement. The essential criteria must be met if you are to fulfil the responsibilities of the position. You should demonstrate how you satisfy the requirements of the position by clearly describing how you meet the selection criteria through your qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities and relevant experience.
  • Referee Details
    Please include the name, relationship and contact details of two referees. Your referees will not be contacted without your knowledge.
  • Education
    List any academic qualifications and professional development activities you have undertaken. If you are selected for interview you will be required to bring originals of any academic qualifications for verification.

Applicant Notification

All applications are reviewed within 4 weeks of the advertised closing date. Only those applicants chosen to attend an interview will be contacted further. If you are not contacted within 4 weeks of the closing date, your application has been unsuccessful and we thank you for your interest in this position.

Further information
If you need any further information about the position or the selection process, please contact the Human Resources Department.

Human Resources
Phone: 02 9366 3666