Entry level opportunities

Entry level opportunities

Young people are among our society's most valuable resources. They are a bridge to the future and we are committed to providing opportunities to attract and engage young people in our organisation.

The City of Sydney is committed to various entry level initiatives through our entry level employment and development program. The program offers 3 different entry level opportunities for young people to gain professional and organisational experience.

This supports the City's commitment to develop and train young people. It also helps the City to be a diverse and agile workforce capable of achieving our exciting and ambitious plans for a green, global and connected city.

Recruitment for the City's entry level program opens in November each year. Check out the City's recruitment page for opportunities. 

Intern, cadet and graduate program (paid)

National Fair internship Pledge

We understand our people are central to achieving our exciting and ambitious plans for a green, global and connected city.

To help us achieve our strategic objectives, we seek enthusiastic and motivated interns, cadets and graduates to work in our organisation.

Apprenticeships/traineeships (paid)

We are committed to developing apprentices in trades such as gardener, vehicle mechanic, stonemason and electrician.

Apprenticeships are structured by combining on the job training with vocational learning and is usually a 4-year program. 

The City partners with ArtsReady, an initiative of AFL SportsReady, to provide paid traineeships for young people to get a flavour of the arts and creative industries.

The traineeship is a 1-year program where trainees are supported in taking that first career step with hands on experience in today's workplace as well as achieving a nationally accredited qualification. Recruitment for these position is in November each year.

Work experience (unpaid)

We support short-term work placements as part of a student's structured education program or where industry experience is a requirement of their study.

To express interest, please email recruitment@cityofsydney.nsw.gov.au.

Last updated: Tuesday, 14 May 2019