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A Leading Local Government Employer

Parramatta is situated 24 kilometres west of Sydney’s CBD at the heart of the Greater Sydney Metropolitan Region and is the sixth largest CBD in Australia and the economic capital of Western Sydney, one of Australia’s fastest growing regions.

City of Parramatta has over 700 staff, who provide services to Parramatta’s 178,000 residents and programs which help our city centre and culturally diverse neighbourhoods grow and become more attractive places. Staff enjoy a dynamic and collaborative workplace, which means City of Parramatta is at the forefront of Local Government.

In 2013, City of Parramatta was named the Local Government Employer of the Year. This is a national award recognising innovative workplaces that maximise the full potential of their workforce through practices that demonstrate effective employee recruitment, engagement and retention.

Find out more about current jobs and vacancies with City of Parramatta. 

If you have any questions or require assistance with our recruitment process, please email

Diversity at City of Parramatta

The diverse culture at City of Parramatta is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in our workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation.

If you have any questions or would like to know more about Diversity at City of Parramatta, please email

2020 Australia Day Awards Judging Panel Expression of Interest

The City of Parramatta is currently calling for Expressions of Interest in voluntary Membership of the 2020 Australia Day Awards Judging Panel. The Australia Day Awards Judging Panel is responsible for the review, assessment and selection of Australia Day Award recipients for each of the categories.

All panel members must reside or work permanently in the City of Parramatta Local Government Area and will be required to attend a meeting on Monday, 9 December 2019 in the City of Parramatta Council administration building, 126 Church Street, Parramatta.

Further information about the position can be found here or by emailing

Expressions of Interest from the community are due to be submitted by 4pm Friday 2 August 2019. Please apply online via the following form.

The Panel is subject to the Australia Day Awards Program Terms of Reference

All panel members must comply with Council’s Grants and Donation Policy and Code of Conduct Policy and Procedures at all times and will not publicly comment on behalf of the judging panel or Council at any time.