Employee Benefits

Here are just a few of the things that we offer:

Ongoing training & development

As well as providing on the job training, we provide staff with opportunities to attend external training courses, user groups and professional development programs.

We also offer assistance to staff who want to undertake further studies at TAFE and uni.

Family and lifestyle friendly

We believe that happy staff are productive staff and do our best to accomodate your responsibilities outside of work. 

Most full time staff work a 9-day fortnight. Others have a flextime arrangement which allows

1 day off every 3 weeks.

We also provide:

  • paid leave to care for sick family members and deal with emergency situations
  • up to 18 weeks paid parental leave
  • opportunities to work part-time (subject to operational requirements)
  • transitioning to retirement

 

Health and Wellbeing Program

  • Confidential counselling support through our Employee Assistance Program
  • Skin cancer checks
  • Annual flu vaccination program
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Lunchtime walking group

 

Salary Packaging

Council has approved salary packaging (salary sacrificing) arrangements for the following benefits:

  • Fully maintained motor vehicles via novated lease
  • Remote area benefits
  • Motor vehicles supplied by Council under leaseback arrangement
  • Additional superannuation
  • Portable electronic devices (used primarily for business use)
  • Work-related professional memberships
  • Work-related professional subscriptions
  • Income protection insurance
  • Investment loan interest
  • Financial counselling