There are a couple of ways you can get a foothold in the workforce. Putting your hand up for unpaid work experience could be how you can gain experience in a field that interests you. A paid traineeship will get you experience, training and a qualification.


Kick-start you career with a traineeship at Northern Beaches Council.

We offer traineeships in Childcare, Property, Finance, Youth & Community Development, Bushcare &  Biodiversity, Traffic & Transport, Information Technology, Library Services and more.

Trainee roles are advertised throughout the year. 

Our partner for traineeships is HVTC. Visit their website and filter the search by “Northern Beaches Council” to view our vacancies.

Work Experience 

Work experience participants on the Northern Beaches often come from schools, universities, TAFEs and private organisations. They can also come from agencies involved in labour market programs. 

How to apply

Send us your short application including:

Start date and length of the program you’re proposing

Area of Council where you’d like to be placed

Insurance documents

If you’re a student, include the name of your school or university, who will provide insurance documents. If you’re not a student, please arrange your own insurance cover.

Find out more

You’ll probably have questions about how to take advantage of these entry level employment opportunities with Northern Beaches Council.

Please call our Human Resources Team on 1300 434 434 to establish your next steps.