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The City of Holdfast Bay plays a central role in planning for the development and future requirements of our city. As a premier tourism destination, we also provide a broad range of services and facilities in response to the needs and priorities of our community. We offer career opportunities across Professional, Administration, Field Services, Planning, Governance, Information Technology, Development, Marketing and Engagement, Customer Service, Libraries and Community Services.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, and people living with disability are encouraged to apply.

Before you apply

We want the best people working with us, so it is important your application stands out and addresses the essential criteria of the role.

Everything you need to know about the position can be found in the job advertisement and position description.

You might want to view our Strategic Plan and Organisation Structure to learn more about the City of Holdfast Bay and our vision for the people who live, work and play here. .

Submitting your Application

In your application you will be asked to provide the following:

  • A cover letter of up to two pages telling us about yourself and how your experience, skills and qualifications relate to the role
  • A current resume outlining your relevant experience
  • Supporting documentation such as qualifications as per the Position Description

Email your application to careers@holdfast.sa.gov.au quoting the position reference number; this will be included in the advertisement.

Our Recruitment Process

Once you have submitted your application, you will receive an automated response confirming receipt of your application.

All applications are reviewed against the essential criteria of the role in order to find the best candidates.

If shortlisted, you will be invited to an interview where we will assess your skills and experience relevant to the position and most importantly whether you fit our culture and values .

Interviews will be conducted in person or via Teams with an informal meeting to follow for the preferred candidate(s).

Pre-employment functional assessments may be undertaken for specific roles; applicants will be advised of this requirement during the recruitment process.

Reference checks will be undertaken and all positions require Department of Human Services screening, with the type of clearance required dependent on the position.

The City of Holdfast Bay requires all new employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an accepted exemption.

We appreciate the time and effort it takes to submit an application. Although the timing of the process can vary for each position, you will be updated as quickly as possible on the status of your application.

Need help?

Should you have any questions or require assistance with our recruitment process, please contact us