Jobs at Council

Brisbane City Council offers a wide variety of jobs and careers that include great benefits, flexible work options and the opportunity to make a difference to your city.

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Search for a Council job

Search for the right Council job that suits you, your qualifications, lifestyle and passions. Search using a job number, keywords or search by area, location category or work type.

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Bus driver jobs

Full-time and casual bus operators enjoy flexible hours, job security, full training and competitive pay with applicable penalty rates and allowances.

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Trades and labour jobs

Council offers a range of trade and labour positions including electrical, mechanics, panel beating, plumbing, fitting and turning, carpentry, automotive and general labour-related vacancies.
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Planning jobs

Council offers opportunities to work with multi-disciplinary teams in different streams including development assessment, policy development, environmental planning, urban renewal, neighbourhood planning, community consultation, traffic and transport, parks and open space planning.
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Engineering jobs

Council engineers can work on diverse projects such as landmark infrastructure construction to projects that save the tiniest of creatures by designing possum-friendly wildlife ladders on roadways.
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Professional jobs

Council is the largest local government in the Asia-Pacific region and one of the biggest employers in Queensland. Council offers different professional roles and career paths, such as parking inspectors, policy officers, librarians, community development officers, personal assistants, IT, accountants, architects and many more.