City of Palmerston

Working for the City

Council Building

City of Palmerston - a great place to work
City of Palmerston is a young and vibrant Council to a fast growing city with a diverse community. It is Council’s dedicated mission to deliver high quality services to our community that meets their needs. City of Palmerston believes that committed and talented people is the key to our success and values their employees. Do you want to become part of our success and take on one of our challenging and rewarding roles?

Council employs over 80 staff across a diverse range of areas and occupations, ranging from entry level to professional roles in full-time or part-time capacities. We employ staff in areas such as Customer Service, Library and Information Services, Community Services, Open Spaces, Regulatory Services, Technical Services & Operations as well as Corporate Services.

City of Palmerston – More than just excellent employee benefits
City of Palmerston offers more than just a great pay! Our Council offers a range of initiatives and programs to ensure that our staff can do their best and are encouraged to grow.

Council offers:
  • A positive work environment: A workplace, where diversity is respected and valued; Strong team spirit across our departments; An environment where staff are valued, supported and are included in decision making; Social club activities and regular social gatherings and activities; Equal opportunities
  • Work-Life Balance: Six weeks annual leave & three weeks personal leave; Access to free and confidential counselling sessions; Corporate gym membership and discounted access to health promotions programs; Some flexibility in work arrangements
  • Professional Development: Dedicated support for training opportunities, study and professional development activities; Internal training sessions; Study Leave; Varied and challenging positions, Opportunities for career development, Opportunity to participate in Annual Local Government Management Challenge
  • Excellent Remuneration: Competitive salaries; Additional Employer Superannuation Contributions; Salary Continuance; Salary Packaging Options
A Place for People

Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
Palmerston, NT 0831

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8.15am - 5.00pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Library
Goyder Square, The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Recreation Centre
11 The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9975
F 08 8935 9900

Office Hours
Monday - Friday 8.15am - 5pm
Closed public holidays