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Unique Careers in a Unique Place: Discover Mornington Peninsula Shire Council!

Many local government jobs often get a bad rap, but we’re struggling to see why!

We’ve chatted with some fantastic local government employees in our interview series, and it sounds like the perfect starting place for anyone looking for a lifetime of opportunity.

They’ve told us that the reality of working in this vibrant team environment is way more than the stereotypical ‘Three Rs’ (rates, roads and rubbish!).

It’s something our employer partner, Mornington Peninsula Shire Council, knows a lot about.

And they’re opening their doors wide with their newest round of work experience opportunities to allow you to experience it yourself!

Who are Mornington Peninsula Shire Council?

The Mornington Peninsula is just over an hour’s drive from Melbourne city and is often described as Melbourne’s playground. It is the most popular informal recreation area in Victoria.

If you’re wondering what your career future might look like, a role at the Mornington Peninsula Shire Council may be the diverse offering you didn’t know you were looking for.

The council is a mixture of urban areas, resort towns, tourist destinations and rural land. There are many benefits of working at the Mornington Peninsula Shire.

You’ll be amazed at how many services the council provides and how many jobs it takes to meet the community’s needs. This may be your chance to really make a difference.

But don’t just take our word for it…

Come and Sea For Yourself!

The  Mornington Peninsula Shire Council work experience program offers high school students the opportunity to gain valuable experience within local government.

There are several placement opportunities across the Shire, including:

  1. Library (Mornington)
  2. Library (Rosebud)
  3. Library (Hastings)
  4. Library (any location)
  5. Information Technology Team (Rosebud)
  6. Community Engagement Team (Rosebud)
  7. The Briars Nursery (Mt Martha)
  8. Visitor Centre (Dromana)
  9. Kitchen (Rosebud)

Work experience placements are open to all high school students living or attending a high school on the Peninsula.

How to apply:

  1. Fill in the Work Experience Expression of Interest Form below
  2. Select your preferred area of work experience
  3. Specify your placement dates
  4. Include reasons for wanting to undertake work experience at the Shire

Apply for Work Experience Placement Here

Find Out More

To learn more about working at the Shire, please visit their website or head to their dedicated Explore Careers profile, right here.

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