The Lithgow economy generates a diverse range of local employment opportunities.  These opportunities can be found across the board in the energy, mining, primary production, health, education, hospitality, government administration, engineering, transport, and retail market sectors.

The Lithgow LGA is also bordered by a number of other Local Government areas including Blue Mountains City Council, Bathurst Regional Council, The Oberon Council, Hawkesbury City Council, Penrith City Council, Orange City Council and Mid Western Regional Council.

Why not take advantage of our affordable housing to live in Lithgow and explore the possibility of commuting to work via excellent road and train connections?

Local Government Employment

Lithgow City Council is a major local employer with 220 employees including casuals. Search the link below to view current employment opportunities

View www.council.lithgow.com/careers/ or call 63 54 9999 for more information

Search the links provided to see Local Government and other employment opportunities across Lithgow and the Central West Region.

Blue Mountains City Council – 35 minute drive plus regular train service

View www.bmcc.nsw.gov.au/yourcouncil/careers/vacancies

Bathurst Regional Council – 45 minute drive                       

View www.bathurst.nsw.gov.au/careers-home.html

Oberon Council – 50 minute drive


Hawkesbury City Council – 75 minute drive


Penrith City Council – 90 minute drive plus regular train service


Orange City Council – 90 minute drive


Mid Western Regional Council – 100 minute drive


NSW and Australian Government Employment

Lithgow is home to numerous government agencies and providers that deliver key environment, mining, health, community, legal, emergency and educational services.

Search the following links to see current vacancies in Lithgow and surrounding areas

NSW Government Employment

Australian Government Employment

All Sector Local and Regional Employment

Search the following links to see current employment opportunities across the Lithgow area and Central West Region

Lithgow Mercury

Skillset Lithgow

Verto Lithgow

Australian Job Search

Bathurst Evocities

Orange Evocities

Employment and Training Agencies

Several providers of employment, business development and training services are well established in Lithgow. Search the links below to explore their services

69 Bent St
Lithgow NSW 2790
Ph 63 52 7900


39 Railway Parade Lithgow
Ph 63 31 6211


Verto Lithgow
84-88 Main St Lithgow
Ph 6352 0900


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