A phenomenal 86% of our staff members call the Blue Mountains home. As such, we are committed to fostering the performance and development of our staff through a variety of unique initiatives.

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Blue Mountains City Council offers a diverse and unique range of employment opportunities from entry level through to senior management. These include flexible employment options with permanent, temporary and casual positions in full-time, part-time and job-share capacities.

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Work locations

We have work sites spread across the Blue Mountains with most conveniently located close to public transport.  

Our Head Office is located in Katoomba, with an additional Business Information Centre based in Springwood.  

We have two works depots located in Katoomba and Springwood, and two Waste Management Facilities located in Katoomba and Blaxland.  

Council has five leisure and aquatic centres located in Glenbrook, Springwood, Lawson, Katoomba and Blackheath.  

Our six libraries are located in Springwood, Katoomba, Blaxland, Lawson, Wentworth Falls and Blackheath.  

Our two visitor information centres are based at Glenbrook and Katoomba.  

Our Cultural Centre is located in Katoomba and our Theatre and Cultural Hub located in Springwood.

Hours of work

Fulltime employment is 35 hours per week with start and finish times varying depending on the position and work location.  

Fulltime employees are entitled to a fortnightly rostered day off (RDO).

Online learning and professional development

All staff have access to the online learning system ‘Foundations’. It’s a great system, designed to make it easier for staff to access mandatory they need to complete, and pursue professional development throughout their career at Council.

Foundations can be accessed from anywhere, including mobile devices. This makes it a game-changer for providing learning and professional development opportunities to outdoor staff who don’t have access to a computer, and those working remotely.

There’s also an easy to use suggestion and course development request feature, to allow for continuous growth and improvement.

Staff benefits

There are a number of additional benefits, programs and social activities staff are eligible to participate in. Some of these include:

  • A variety of Work Life Balance program initiatives
  • Rostered Days Off (RDOs)
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Discounts at local Visitor Information Centres (Echo Point and Glenbrook)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Opportunity to participate in the LGMA Management Challenge
  • Staff social club
  • Staff functions and charity events

Organisation structure

For an overview of the local government area, the Council, its structure and the services provided go to Council.



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