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About the Council

If you wish to apply for a position with Moonee Valley City Council, carefully read through the following information. 

Applicants must be either a permanent resident of Australia or have evidence that they have the right to work in Australia.

How to apply

If you wish to email your application:

(Please note: Electronic resumes will only be accepted in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat format.)

If you wish to post your application:

Manager, Organisational Development
Moonee Valley City Council
P.O. Box 126
Moonee Ponds Vic 3039

What to include

To improve your chances of being considered for a position at Moonee Valley City Council, it is essential that you prepare a specific application that demonstrates your suitability for the advertised position.

All applicants should include the following in their application: 

Covering letter which states the title of the position you are applying for (please include the relevant position number) and why you are interested in the position.

Resume including the following details:

  • Personal details

    Full name, postal address, email and contact telephone number (mobile number, if available)

  • Educational achievements

    Qualifications held, including date of issue

  • Experience

    Full details of past experience, including the present position held

  • References

    At least two professional referees, together with details of your relationship with them (for example, ex supervisor), their current positions and telephone numbers on which they may be contacted

    No contact will be made with these referees without prior approval of the applicant.

Key Selection Criteria

This is a supporting document that addresses the Key Selection Criteria, which can be found in the position description. This will help demonstrate your skills and experience in relation to the position you are applying for, and will assist recruiting officers in choosing the most suitable candidates for interview.

Applications that do not address the Key Selection Criteria will not be considered.

Application process time frame

In line with the Local Government Act, our processes are designed to be open and fair to help us select the most suitable applicant for each role.

Here is our general recruitment timetable to give you an idea of how long the process may take.

Recruitment timetableEstimated time frame
Advertising period up to 2 weeks
Short listing 1-2 weeks
Interviewing and selection period (with pre-employment checks) 1-3 weeks
Offers of employment 1-5 days
Correspondence to unsuccessful candidates 1 week (post interviewing and selection)


For any inquiries about employment with Moonee Valley City Council, please call the Organisational Development unit on 9243 1122.