looking for work can access scores of outdoor and indoor jobs at the City of
Greater Geelong, through the Victorian Government’s Working for Victoria
Victorian Government’s $500 million program is creating employment opportunities,
including for those who have lost their jobs due to the coronavirus (COVID-19)
City of Greater Geelong is seeking new employees to fill about 160 full-time
and part-time positions, which are available for a fixed term of six months.
total of 68 positions that deliver vital community services will be advertised
in this phase of recruitment.
positions include administration officers; data analysts and collection
officers; support officers; healthy communities education officers; welfare
contact officers; graffiti removal; cleaners and sanitisation team members.
remaining roles will be offered in two further stages during September.
are eligible to take part in the program if they are legally able to work in
Victoria and are either unemployed or experiencing a significant reduction in
People looking for work
and businesses searching for employees are encouraged to register at www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria
and further support
The new range of jobs on
offer for the community follows action to secure ongoing work for City
employees affected by Stage 3 ‘Stay at Home’ facility closures.
The redeployment program
has seen a marked uptake in this second period of COVID-19 restrictions.
The City has found
valuable roles for more than 300 employees, with others choosing to access
leave entitlements or pursue other options.
There was a total of 247
employees who found alternative work with the City during the first COVID-19
The jobs initiatives are
part of the City’s wider focus on providing relief and support that will help
the region’s economic and social recovery.
Council has budgeted
about $12.8 million in financial hardship and support measures since the start
of the COVID-19 pandemic.
support available and how the City is responding to the evolving coronavirus
(COVID-19) situation can be viewed at www.geelongaustralia.com.au/covid19
Member for Geelong Christine
We’re supporting the Council to provide jobs for Geelong workers. These jobs will provide real benefits to the community, giving an
opportunity for people to get back into the workforce.
Greater Geelong Mayor
Working for Victoria initiative is an excellent opportunity for people seeking
secure work during this uncertain period. We
are looking forward to welcoming about 160 new employees to the City and having
them provide a wide range of services to the community.
the COVID-19 pandemic has placed more people under financial stress and forced
them to look for new roles. We
encourage people to visit the Working for Victoria website and view the jobs on