Great People. Great Place.
Greater Dandenong City Council

      There's no better way to learn about a job than from the people who do it. The short presentations in this section will show you what it's like to work here as a:

      • Maternal & Child Health Nurse
      • Parking Management Officer

      These presentations require sound.  If you do not have sound or prefer to read the contents of each slide, please click the "NOTES" tab once you have commenced the presentation.

    • Maternal & Child Health Nurses

      MCH nurses are highly qualified early childhood professionals. Initial educational preparation is a general nursing qualification followed by a midwifery qualification. This foundation is the basis for specialised post graduate studies in child family and community nursing. Some MCH nurses have extensive experience in nursing over many years prior to entering MCH nursing.

    • Parking Management Officers

      Parking Management Officers help keep parking spaces available for motorists, and deter drivers from parking where they shouldn’t.  They spend a lot of their time providing information and advice to people, and reporting street maintenance needs.

      Click on the image to watch one of our Parking Management Officers on duty


      This flow chart describes our Recruitment process from the time a position is advertised, to the time an appointment is made.


      Grab your passport and get set for a trip around the world – all within the diverse City of Greater Dandenong.  Our cultural tours, vibrant festivals, thriving arts scene, rich history and bustling trading precincts will whisk you across the globe. So come for a visit to Greater Dandenong and enjoy exotic foods, fantastic festivals, authentic shops, engaging art and colourful characters. Get set for the trip of a lifetime that’s just around the corner in Greater Dandenong - Victoria’s most multicultural region.


Our offices

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Dandenong Civic Centre/Library
Dandenong Civic Centre/Library
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Operations Centre Dandenong
Operations Centre Dandenong

Facts & Figures

  • Approx 24km south of Melbourne CBD
  • 900+ employees
  • 312 different occupations
  • 130km2 area
  • 147,000 population
  • 57,454 ratable properties
  • 156 different birthplaces
  • $180m budget
  • 30.42 million capital works investment 2014/15

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Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace Accreditation

We are an accredited breastfeeding workplace through the Australian Breastfeeding Association. Accreditation makes returning to work a real and practical option for mothers still breastfeeding. We provide separate, private rooms with all the necessary facilities for mothers to hygienically feed and/or store breastmilk.

Work Experience (Secondary School)

Applications for work experience for secondary students are CURRENTLY OPEN. You may click on the Jobs/Registration of Interest tab above to submit your details for consideration when applications are again opened.

Before Applying Online

Always type and save your resume, covering letter and statement addressing the selection criteria BEFORE you start your online application. Once you start applying online, you will be asked to upload these documents. The system accepts files with the extensions- .doc .docx .pdf

Supportive Employer of Defence Reservists

We are proud to declare ourselves an official supporter of Defence Reservists. Reservists who are employed by the City of Greater Dandenong will be fully supported should they be called up for service or compulsory training. Defence Services leave is available to meet defence force obligations.

White Ribbon Workplace

Council is an accredited White Ribbon Workplace'. Council has been officially recognised by White Ribbon Australia as a pioneer in contributing to national cultural change to prevent and respond to violence against women. This accreditation demonstrates that Greater Dandenong Council is committed to the wellbeing of both our staff and residents.

Child Safe

Council takes all reasonable steps to employ skilled people to work with children and young people. It develops selection criteria & advertisements which clearly demonstrate Council’s commitment to child safety & an awareness of its social & legislative responsibilities. Council understands that when recruiting staff & volunteers it has ethical as well as legislative obligations. All people engaged in child-related work, including volunteers, are required to hold a valid Working with Children Check & to provide evidence of this Check. Council carries out reference checks & police record checks to ensure that it is recruiting the right people.

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The City of Greater Dandenong embraces a diverse community and work environment and encourages applications from (but not limited to) people of Aboriginal & Torres Strait Island background, people of diverse sexual orientation and gender, people from culturally linguistic backgrounds, and people of varied age, disability, and faith. Council will give due consideration to any reasonable adjustments to accommodate any prospective or existing staff member with a disability.

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    • kavita


    Educator - Family Day Care

    • Nilani


    Construction Engineer (Civil Works)

    • chris stewart


    Disability Planning Officer

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