Changing your future
Many councils offer benefits that cater to the whole family. These include:
Paid parental leave
Breast-feeding friendly workplaces
Job-share or part-time arrangements
Remote working from home, mobile offices or public places
In terms of career progression, councils offer a range of opportunities to learn and further develop capabilities. These include:
- Training programs
- Coaching and mentoring
- Study assistance
- Reward and recognition programs
“Local Government is truly flexible and family-friendly. It’s great to work for an organisation that contributes to the community I live in."
Lesley-Ann Ryan - Business Partner
As well as providing diverse and exciting work where you will make a real difference, a career in Local Government brings a variety of benefits and support for a healthy work/life balance.
We offer very competitive salaries and a range of leave entitlements. These include:
- Annual leave
- Time in lieu
- Rostered days off
- Sick leave
- Family violence leave
- Leave without pay
- Leave for Defence and Emergency Services volunteers
- Long-service leave
A key priority is to ensure our staff have all they need to feel supported and enjoy their work environment.
Wellbeing initiatives include:
- Employee Assistance Programs
- Social clubs
- Discounts for health insurance or gym memberships
- Vaccinations and health checks
Working in Councils
The scale and diversity of work on offer in Local Government is impressive.
And what’s even more impressive is the direct and positive impact this work has on the communities we serve.
Who we're looking for
Looking after communities throughout Australia involves an amazing range of skills and abilities.
Find out if you have what it takes.