how to apply

How to Apply

Preparing your Application

Cover Letter (optional) and Resume

Ensure that your cover letter and resume is up to date.

Your Responses to Selection Criteria

For each position at Mosman Council there is a list of selection criteria that outline the necessary skills and experience required for the job. Applicants are required to respond to each selection criteria.

Your responses must include sufficient detail to allow a full assessment of your skills and experience. When addressing each criterion you should consider your response in terms of qualification, knowledge, skills, abilities and relevant work experience. Your application will not be considered if you do not address or meet each selection criteria listed in the Position Description.

Quote the Positions Vacant (PV) number in your application.

It is important that you quote the relevant PV number in your application so it is easy for us to identify which position you are applying for. The position number can be found in the advertisement details. An example of a PV number is PV-CS-14/10.

Submitting your Application

  1. Address your application to: The General Manager, Dominic Johnson.
  2. Ensure all documents submitted (cover letter, resume and responses to selection criteria) are in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
  3. Send your application via email or post as follows:

Email address

Postal address
The General Manager
Dominic Johnson
Mosman Municipal Council
PO Box 211
Spit Junction NSW 2088

Equal Employment Opportunity

Mosman Council is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity with respect to providing a work environment that fosters fairness, equity, social and cultural diversity and inclusion.

Specifically, Council aims to eliminate discrimination and promote equal opportunity for women and persons in designated groups in relation to employment matters.

Please inform us if you require any special arrangements to assist you at an interview.

Entitlement to Work in Australia

All applicants must be entitled to work in Australia and will be requested to provide relevant evidence such as a passport or birth certificate.

Verifying Qualifications and Referees

If you are requested to attend an interview you will be required to bring original transcripts of your qualifications and/or certifications. You will also be asked to provide the names and contact details of two referees who you have directly reported to in the course of your employment.

Other Pre-employment Checks

Pre-employment functional assessments form part of the recruitment and selection process for all positions at Council. Where positions also require the applicant to undertake a Working With Children Check and/or a National Police Check, this will be identified as part of the selection criteria.

Offers of Employment

Offers of employment with Mosman Council will be made in writing and will be signed by the General Manager. An offer of employment is not formalised until the candidate has received an original signed Offer of Employment document.

Thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at Mosman Council.