The Mount Barker District Council is an exciting place to work and live. Choose a lifestyle career that interacts with the local community: an easy commute to the city, a location in close proximity to conveniences and beautiful environments, free parking and the opportunity to get involved and make a difference at one of the fastest growing Councils in South Australia.

We aim to attract and retain the best people to work for us by:

  • offering flexible working arrangements to achieve a good work/life balance through our Enterprise Bargaining Agreements


District Council of Mount Barker Inside Staff Enterprise Agreement No. 7 2015(706 kb)

District Council of Mount Barker AWU Enterprise Agreement 2014(5591 kb)

  • applying best practice recruitment and selection principles.


Organisation Chart

Organisation Chart(21 kb)

Work Experience

Please complete the following application form and forward to the People and Culture Department.

Work Experience Application Form(45 kb)


Employment Opportunities

When we have vacant positions advertised they will be displayed below. 'No items available to list' indicates that there are currently no positions vacant. 



Group Manager Infrastructure


Business Administration Traineeship

Business Administration Traineeship Application Form

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Eligibility Criteria

Please note prior to submitting your application:

The Business Administration Traineeship position is part of the Regional Youth Traineeship Program, a State Government Initiative, and as such you MUST meet the eligibility criteria to be considered.

Eligibility criteria, please tick those that apply to you*
Applicant Details
Applicant Name*
Contact phone number*
Postal address*
Email address*
Unique Student Identifier (USI) number (if known)
Position Questions
Why do you want to do a traineeship in Business Administration?*
Why do you want to work at Mount Barker District Council?*
Please select your highest level of completed schooling*
If your highest level of completed schooling was a Certificate, please indicate below the name of the Certificate

This is a traineeship and as such the training wage applies. You will be required to undertake on the job and of the job training. Some study may be required in your own time.

As such, I...*
Closing Date

The closing date for applications is Monday, 27 March 2017.

Thank you for your interest in this position with Mount Barker District Counci.

If you see this, leave this form field blank.


Applying for a position

Enquiries and applications regarding a vacant position are to be directed to the nominated officer or Recruitment Agency as specified.

Job applications must be clear and concise, directly relating to the position applied for. You are to include:

  • a short resume including the name and telephone number of two work referees (people who have directly supervised you or have knowledge of your capacity to perform the duties of the advertised position) and;

  • a covering letter detailing your strengths that will add value to the role as outlined in the position specification.

All applications should specify the 'reference number' as per the job advertisement and emailed to:

The selection process is conducted in accordance with the merit principle and equal employment opportunity. All applications will be considered based on the essential and desirable requirements of the position.

All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.


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6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
T 8391 7200