Manly - beautiful, vibrant, cosmopolitan community lifestyle

With over 250 different types of positions there is something for everyone.  Whether you are a school leaver, professional or tradesperson, there is likely to be a career that works for you.

Looking to the future for Manly, a new Master Plan for the Manly CBD called Manly 2015, is progressing.  This will potentially lead to exciting projects for staff across Council - from planning right through to delivery.

Landuse & Sustainability Division

This division of Council is responsible for an array of services ranging from waste management to development assessments.  It includes career paths for scientists, educators, planners, health inspectors and more.  Your office could be the Manly Corso, Town Hall or the Depot.  Wherever it may be, the focus is on delivering the best possible service.

People, Place & Infrastructure Division

This division comprises of two key areas.  One is focused on the delivery of community services ranging from childcare services to library services.  The second is about creating and maintaining the roads, footpaths, infrastructure and more for Manly.  The breadth of career opportunities are extensive and include roles such as Librarians, Teachers, Lifeguards, Tourism and more in the former and Labourers, Painters, Plant Operators, Engineers and GIS Officers in the latter.  What line of business are you in?

Corporate Support Services

Playing a critical role in ensuring that we comply with legislative requirements, meet our financial responsibilities and service the needs of internal clients this is a challenging area.  With new systems being implemented, changes in legislation and a dynamic Council, this is a complex and interesting space to be involved in.  Worth taking a look!

General Managers Unit

A complex area that interfaces between the General Managers Office, the community, internal stakeholders and others.  We employ General Counsel, a Graphic Artist, Governance Manager, Economic Development Manager and more.  This unit offers professional occupations working with a variety of people to ensure the best outcomes for the Manly community.

Our Values

At Manly Council we embrace and look for in our people:

  • Honesty
  • Integrity
  • Accountability
  • Respect
  • Community Building

For more information about our vision, mission and values please go to



Our Vision
Our Vision
Where natural environment and heritage sustain and complement a vibrant cosmopolitan and community lifestyle.