Wollongong City Council

Traffic and Transport 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.

Traffic and Transport Cadet
Cadetship up to 7 years
Salary from $961.96 per week plus superannuation
Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning
Recruitment No. 21116

Are you interested in creating places for people?  We have the perfect career opportunity for you!

We are looking for someone that can see the big picture and is interested in creating places for communities to move and live. The cadet will join our experienced, enthusiastic and innovative Traffic and Transport team leading the industry in active transport.

Under the guidance of experienced supervisors and colleagues, you will help deliver multimodal transport strategies by implementing and supporting a broad range of traffic and transport projects and initiatives. These include the road environment traffic management design and planning, cycling strategy and plans, access and movement strategies, integration of the new movement and place framework and the daily operations of our frequently used road and pedestrian networks.

This is a 7-year cadetship undertaking a Bachelor of Urban and Regional Planning or related degree. 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 Urban and Regional Planning or related degree through a university accredited by the Planning Institute of Australia
  • Has a genuine interest in traffic, transport, and places for people 
  • Is motivated, keen to learn and has enthusiasm to collaborate
  • 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
  • Can work under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Has organisational skills with the ability to work as part of a team
  • Has a current P1 drivers licence or higher 

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 (02) 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.