Wollongong City Council

Community Facilities Cadet

Posted: 14 Sep
Closes: 04 Oct
Wollongong, New South Wales


Wollongong is a vibrant, diverse city, situated on one of Australia's most picturesque coastlines. Regarded as Australia's most liveable regional city, Wollongong offers a relaxed, coastal lifestyle with all the benefits of a major city.

Wollongong City Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and encourages applications from people of all ages, abilities and backgrounds in both traditional and non-traditional roles.

Community Facilities Cadet
Cadetship up to 6 years
Salary from $961.96 per week plus superannuation
Bachelor of Business
Recruitment No. 21110 

This position is targeted for a person with disability and is in accordance with the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977 (NSW).
A disability may include (but not be limited to) physical, mental, behavioural, intellectual, learning or cognitive, or an illness/disease.

Are you interested in supporting your local community and the management of great facilities? This opportunity is for you!

This exciting position will provide facilities planning and operational support to Council’s Community Facilities team. You will be actively planning the facilities of the future such as the new Community Centre at Warrawong. You will work on a range of different projects, assisting in the smooth operations of centres (e.g. Dapto Ribbonwood Centre) and working with a wide range of groups to foster community capacity and social inclusion.


This is a 6-year cadetship undertaking a Bachelor of Business at the University of Wollongong. Alongside your university studies, you will gain valuable work experience across a range of different teams and receive ongoing support and guidance to
jump start a rewarding role in Local Government. 

We are looking for someone who…

  • Is eligible to enrol in 2022 into the Bachelor of Business at the University of Wollongong
  • Has a strong and genuine community focus and interest   
  • Has appropriate language, literacy, numeracy and digital literacy skills to manage the educational and professional requirements of the cadetship
  • Is reliable and self-motivated to take responsibility for their own development and learning
  • Can adapt to and work effectively within a variety of changing situations
  • Will seek and accept constructive advice from mentors and more experienced colleagues
  • Has organisational skills with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines

If this sounds like YOU, we encourage you to apply!

For this role you are required to upload a current resume and complete a Selection Criteria Questionnaire which can be found HERE

For more information including HOW TO APPLY please refer to the information pack below.  

Further questions? Please contact Learning and Capability Team on (02) 4227 8694.

Questions regarding submitting your application online please contact our Recruitment Team on 4227 7065.

Applications close at 11.59pm on Monday 4 October 2021

We are adhering to NSW Public Health Guidelines with regard to COVID19. As such this recruitment action will be conducted in line with public health orders eg potentially online interviews.

Applicants are required to undergo a rigorous employment screening process which will include Reference, Identity and Medical History Checks, and may also include a Criminal History and Working with Children Check. Employment is subject to clearance of all these checks.