Hobsons Bay Working for Victoria


Council is proud to be partnering with state government as one of 15 councils across Victoria to have recently joined the Working for Victoria program. This partnership has created more than 130 jobs within Hobsons Bay for those who have lost their job or whose income has been significantly impacted as a result of COVID-19. Council has received $5.9 million funding from the state government that will boost the local economy and support the community as it begins to recover from the pandemic.

All positions are for a six-month term and are centred on environment and biodiversity, local footpaths and infrastructure maintenance and improvement, local business support and liaison, communications and engagement, digital and business transformation and community services.

To find out more and to register your interest in applying for one of the Working for Victoria jobs at Council, visit www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria.

Contact us

If you are experiencing difficulties finding our jobs on Sidekicker please let us know by emailing us at workingforvictoria@hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au. The Hobsons Bay Working for Victoria team will monitor the inbox, follow up with Sidekicker any issues you are experiencing and get back to you within 24 hours where possible.

Current Working for Victoria positions 

  • Digital Arts Officer
  • Environmental Health Officer
  • Careers Support Officer
  • Organisation Development Officer
  • Community Services Workers & Mental Health and Wellbeing Officers – 15 positions
  • Business Precinct Recovery Communication, Marketing and Design roles

     Opportunities available include:

  • Business Communications Officer
  • Business and Placemaking Graphic Designer
  • Community Service Officer
  • Community Support Officer
  • Mental Health & Wellbeing Officer
  • Senior Communications Officer
  •  Business Precinct Recovery Support roles

       Opportunities available include:

  • Business Activation Support Officers
  • Business Engagement and Support Officers
  • Business Recovery Project Aministrator
  • Digital Transformation – 12 positions

     Opportunities available include:

  • ICT Training Officer
  • ICT Support Officer
  • GIS Mapping Officer
  • Digital Transformation Officer
  • Business Analyst
  • Join our friendly team to improve our open spaces - 32 positions available

     Opportunities available include:

  • Maintenance and replacement of parks furniture and fencing
  • Mulching and general parks maintenance tasks
  • Tree planting and establishment works
  • Conservation planting and maintenance works
  • Parks landscape designing.
  • Join our friendly team to help us improve our public spaces and facilities - 53 positions available

     Opportunities available include:

  • Maintenance and replacement of street furniture
  • Preparation and painting of community facilities and infrastructure
  • Construction of new pathways
  • Carpentry and minor maintenance of community facilities
  • Cleaning and improving our public space areas
  • Landscape Architects - Join our friendly team to improve our open spaces – 2 positions available

To apply and view the positions advertised, register with Working for Victoria through the Sidekicker platform at www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria

More positions will be advertised shortly. Please view the core projects and key areas of focus below.

Working for Victoria FAQs

To read frequently asked questions on the Working for Victoria initiative, please visit https://www.hobsonsbay.vic.gov.au/Council/Work-Opportunities/Hobsons-Bay-Working-for-Victoria/Working-for-Victoria-FAQs

Reference materials

There are a number of reference materials available to print:

Download our printable Working for Victoria postcard(PDF, 185KB)

Download our printable Working for Victoria poster(PDF, 5MB)