How to apply


Your application is the first step towards securing an interview and therefore should be of the highest quality.

Please take the time to read the following information carefully before preparing your application.

2.Before you apply

Before applying for a job at the Town of Cambridge you should feel confident you possess the necessary skills and experience to successfully carry out the duties of the advertised role.

All advertised jobs are accompanied by a Position Description which contains a list of selection criteria and key responsibilities.  When applying for a position please consider whether your skills and experience meet the requirements of the selection criteria and key responsibilities.

Please note you do not need to address specific selection criteria in your application.

3.Preparing your application

When preparing your application please ensure you include the following documents:

Covering letter

Stating why you are applying for the position, your suitability and how we can contact you.  It is important the position title and vacancy number is clearly visible in your covering letter.

Resume / Curriculum Vitae 

Your resume/curriculum vitae should contain: 

  • relevant personal details
  • summary of work experience, including dates and details of tasks performed in each position;
  • education and training relevant to the position; and
  • any outside-of-work activities relevant to your application.

Application for Employment

  • Complete the online Application for Employment a link to which is included on every job vacancy page;
  • Download an Application for Employment Form

4.Lodging your application

Please make sure the vacancy number (eg. VAC01-17) is clearly visible on your covering letter.

How to Apply
Online Apply Online

Private & Confidential
Attn:  Manager Human Resources
Town of Cambridge
PO Box 15


Private & Confidential
Attn: Manager Human Resources
Town of Cambridge
1 Bold Park Drive


Email your Application

Please note the Application for Employment Form can be sent separately by mail if necessary.

5.Application Closing Date

Applications must reach our office by 5pm on the closing date specified in the advertisement.

Late applications may be accepted at the discretion of the Manager Human Resources.

6.More information

For more information about an advertised position please contact our Human Resources team on 9347 6000.