The Mount Barker District Council is an exciting place to work and live. The community is growing at a rate of 400 dwellings and 1000 new residents per year.  

An easy commute, 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.

Council provides excellent working conditions and values and rewards high performance.  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

Mount Barker District Council Inside Staff Enterprise Agreement No 8 2018

District Council of Mount Barker AWU Enterprise Agreement 2017(2299 kb)


  • applying best practice recruitment and selection principles.


Organisation Chart - August 2018

Organisation Chart


Work Experience

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

Work Experience Application Form



Applying for a position

All vacant positions are listed below and to apply for a position view the item and follow the link to apply.

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 description.

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.


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. 

No items available to list.


State-wide Local Government Employment Search

The search function below allows you to view other positions advertised with Councils throughout South Australia.

6 Dutton Road, Mount Barker SA 5251
T 8391 7200