Work experience

Our Work Experience Program gives students the opportunity to gain practical on the job experience and skills in a large, diverse organisation.  School students and tertiary students are able to apply throughout the year to undertake work experience with the relevant application form.

Where to work?

Our workforce is organised into five departments with more than 720 staff covering all types of professions – from Planners and Librarians through to Rangers and Truck Drivers. Our main office is located at Noarlunga Centre, and we also have three area offices situated in Aberfoyle Park, Woodcroft and Willunga. Twenty-two other worksites are spread across the region, such as depots, libraries and community centres.

Careers in Council has information about roles in Local Government and information for further study that might be required.

How to Apply

Students from Year 10 upwards are to apply for work experience using the work experience application form. Completed application forms are to be forwarded with the appropriate insurance papers either by mail or fax. Students must submit applications in full (application and insurance papers/workplace agreement form) four weeks prior to the requested placement date.

For further information please contact our Customer Relations team on (08) 8384 0666.

Adobe PDF DocumentWork Experience Application Form (177 KB)