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Apprentices, trainees and cadets

Ready to change your outlook and kick start your career with us?

You could be our next...

Cadet Engineer, Cadet Civil Designer, Trainee Events Officer, Trainee Revenue Officer, Apprentice Gardener, Trainee Works Hand x 5, Cadet Planner, Cadet Building Surveyor.

Why work and study with Port Stephens Council?

We offer a range of exciting opportunities for up-and-coming apprentices, trainees and cadets to join the team!

What makes us different from the rest?

We want to see you reach your goals. We pride ourselves on giving you work that really matters — you’ll gain invaluable work experience while studying towards your desired degree or certificate.

And yes, there’s perks! We offer 7 hours of study leave per week to attend lessons, lectures or to study via distance. We also give you leave to attend exams. Most importantly, we provide you with a team fit to help you succeed and get the most out of your time with us!

Who can apply?

Whether you’re still in school, a recent graduate or wanting a career change – we want to hear from you!

How do I apply?

Read our Guide for Applicants, then head to our careers page to submit your resume and application before Sunday 24 September.