Councils do a lot of different things to keep your local area running. To carry out the decisions made by the elected council, Marrickville Council employs a number of staff. These people are not elected but appointed. They are paid for their work.
Marrickville Council employs approximately 600 staff. The range of people employed includes administrative staff, building inspectors, childcare workers, education officers, engineers, environmental managers, gardeners, garbage collectors, librarians, town planners and others.