Current Vacancies


North Sydney Council encourages diversity in its workforce and is committed to remove unnecessary barriers to people applying and participating in the recruitment process. 

We will make reasonable adjustment to the workplace to facilitate participation, and North Sydney Council presently has reasonable disability access.

North Sydney Council is committed to the recruitment and training of its staff in being aware of child protection considerations, seeking to prevent harm and responding to risks posed to children and young people. This includes verifying Working with Children Checks for employees, volunteers and contractors in child-related roles.

If you need assistance accessing information or have any special needs for attending interviews please contact Human Resources on 9936 8100.



General Manager

North Sydney Council seeks to appoint a suitably qualified, highly motivated and experienced senior executive with a proven successful track record of building an innovative, collaborative and community focused culture supporting Council’s strategic capacity and direction. Reporting to the Mayor and accountable directly to the Council, the General Manager will lead a multi-disciplinary team responsible for the strategic, social, environmental and economic sustainability of the community.

The General Manager will lead the executive team with overall management responsibility for Council operations and ensure transparency, participation and that its unique relationship with the community is enhanced.

To meet the needs of this critical leadership role, candidates will need to be proven senior executives with well-rounded experience, supported by a successful track record of delivering improved outcomes and performance. Candidates must be dynamic and have a well-developed skill set across strategic planning, leadership, stakeholder management, finance and communications.

A strong commitment to community engagement, continuous improvement and quality customer service is required, as is the ability to balance competing demands in a highly diverse and politically challenging environment.

Applications for this role should be made online at Please attach your response to the selection criteria to your application. All applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for this role. An information package including a comprehensive position description can also be found on the website.

Applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for the role.

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For further assistance please contact Christian Morris, Local Government Management Solutions on 0417 693 254.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 18 July 2022.