Why work with us?

Working with us enables you to enjoy a great career and live in an amazing part of the world – the beautiful MidCoast. It is a region that presents so many experiences and lifestyle choices, from the mountains to the sea.

From world heritage Barrington Tops wilderness to the glittering Pacific Ocean, the region offers beautiful coastline, lakes, and hinterland, and is an ideal place to explore, live, and raise a family. Our 3.5 hours from Sydney and close to Newcastle, making it a premiere location for interesting and challenging work.

To see more about what our region has to offer visit our destination Barrington Coast website.

We support our employees to have a work-life balance and have a variety of ways we can provide flexibility, through varied start and finish times, part-time work arrangements and hybrid arrangements where suitable.

We don’t just hire people to do a job, we hire people to build a career. To do this, we focus on providing a supportive and inclusive workplace, where everyone can reach their full potential.

We are always on the lookout for leaders who want to make a difference in their community. We have a thriving local economy and a wealth of opportunity to develop and set our future. At MidCoast Council, your expertise will have a direct impact on your community.

We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples from our region and across Australia to apply for roles at our Council. Not only will you find a culturally sensitive and welcoming workplace, you will also find a workforce that is keen to learn from you, benefit from your unique perspective, and grow a deeper relationship with the custodians of the lands we live on.

If you have a disability and are thinking of applying for a role with us, we encourage you to do so. If you want to confidentially discuss your disability with us, and how we can support you, please feel free to have a chat with our HR team.