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Change your outlook with a career and lifestyle. We have a range of exciting opportunities available for apprentice, trainee and cadets where you can be part of a great organisation this is passionate about driving exciting new ideas and initiatives. These positions will be advertised in September each year.

  • Exciting opportunities available as an apprentice, cadet or trainee.
  • Receive first class training in a supportive team environment that is recognised as a leader in its field.
  • Commencing January 2019.


Work experience

Are you interested in completing some work experience or student volunteering at Council?

Port Stephens Council’s policy is to try and accommodate students request if a meaningful placement can be found. This will depend on Council’s availability to assist at that particular time. After receiving an application, Council’s assessment may take a week to finalise before replying via email.

Our Work Experience and Student Volunteering Guide (PDF 168KB) will provide you with further information.

All students applying for a placement should provide the following documentation:

  • Submission in writing which outlines your specific area of interest to gain experience or volunteer in;
  • the length of the placements and specific dates if available; and
  • a copy of your institutions insurance details i.e. a certificate of currency for insurance covering you for personal accident and injury while undertaking work experience or student volunteering at Council.

Where should I send my request?

All requests should be submitted in writing, with all relevant documentation attached, and emailed to recruitment@portstephens.nsw.gov.au


  • Alexandra Blair, Employment Coordinator
  • 02 4988 0123