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Working at Council

Explore the benefits of working for the City of Parramatta, home of the heart of the sixth largest CBD in Australia and the economic capital of Western Sydney, one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.

In 2013, City of Parramatta was named the Local Government Employer of the Year. This is a national award recognising innovative workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

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Find your dream job

City of Parramatta has over 700 staff who provide services to Parramatta’s 178,000 residents and programs which help our city centre and culturally diverse neighbourhoods grow and become more attractive places. Staff enjoy a dynamic and collaborative workplace, which means City of Parramatta is at the forefront of Local Government.

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Work & life, unmuted

Enjoy everything that working in the Parramatta CBD has to offer. Catch up with a colleague over a coffee, enjoy convenient (and delicious) lunch options, exercise along the river, toast to new connections at the bar, and enjoy after-hours shows at the theatre!

10 great reasons to work in Parramatta

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10 great reasons to work in Parramatta

Working in the vibrant and diverse community of Parramatta has a lot of perks. Here are 10 great reasons to work in Parramatta.

Best 30 minute exercise options for your lunch break

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Best 30 minute exercise options for your lunch break

If you’re looking to spend your lunch break exercising, Parramatta has many options. From yoga classes to local gyms, stay active in Parramatta. 

After-work drink spots for happy hour

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After-work drink spots for happy hour

Parramatta is home to many great bars, pubs and bistros. Find out where to get your after-work happy hour drinks with colleagues in Parramatta.

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Working at Riverside Theatres

Riverside Theatres is the premier performing arts venue in Western Sydney. They are the centrepiece of performance culture in Parramatta offering live experiences you can’t have at home.

Find your dream role in theatre and work in a fun and dynamic environment.

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Stay connected

Stay up to date with what's happening at the City of Parramatta by following us on LinkedIn. You can also check out our website to learn more about Council.

If you have any questions or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email

Diversity at City of Parramatta

City of Parramatta Council embraces diversity, and we encourage all applicants; including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, gender diverse, LGBTIQ, veterans and culturally diverse communities to join Council. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Diversity at City of Parramatta, please email

Statement of Acknowledgment

City of Parramatta Council acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land and waters of Parramatta, the Dharug peoples. We also acknowledge the present Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, who now reside within this area.