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At Fairfield City Council we strive to:
Fairfield City Council values its staff. We are an equal employment opportunity employer and we support a healthy work/life balance.
We are looking for the best people to help drive the next generation of social, economic and environmental development in our city.
Full time employees have the opportunity to request a flexible working arrangement. This may include a 9-day fortnight at Council (Subject to operational requirements).
Council pays 9.5% superannuation in accordance with the Superannuation Guarantee Act. These contributions are paid into an Australian compliant superannuation fund of your choice.
Reinforces and rewards employees for their great achievements. We like to recognise staff who go the extra mile to help our Council and community.
Provides encouragement and financial support for activities that:
Join the library as an employee and gain free access to library resources including:
Access to the staff gym at the administration centre at $3.00 per week deducted from your salary.
Discounted staff rates to the three leisure centres within Fairfield.
We help employees develop their knowledge, skills and capabilities by supporting relevant post-graduate studies and job specific accreditation.
We provide training and education to help employees prepare for their future career path. This includes:
Employees have the option to reduce their taxable income. You can do this by salary sacrificing super or child care fees (Council run facility).
Group and individual information sessions are available for all Local Government Superannuation members.
Free staff parking provided.
Employees receive four weeks paid annual leave, with pro-rata available for part-time employment.
Available after five years of continuous service.
Taking time away from work for a new baby is a common part of working life. Our employees have entitlements which help new parents spend more time with their new baby and help us keep skilled and valuable staff. On top of the 18-week Government Funded Paid Parental Leave (PPL) scheme, we also offer generous parental leave entitlements.
Employees receive 15 days paid sick leave per year, with pro-rata available for part-time employment.