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Why work for Council

Employee Benefits

  • Induction programs
  • Formal training and development
  • Professional Study Assistance
  • Opportunity to act in more senior positions
  • Professional Development and networking opportunities
  • Individualised Performance Development Plans
  • Staff Recognition and Reward program
  • Monthly RDO for full time indoor staff
  • Fortnightly RDO for full time outdoor staff

Health and Wellbeing

  • Annual on-site flu vaccination program
  • Work-life balance and family friendly working environment/conditions
  • Flexible leave and work arrangements, including consideration of job share options
  • Paid maternity, adoption and spousal leave
  • Prenatal leave
  • Flexible return to work options from parental leave
  • Employee Assistance program – free counselling and support
  • Opportunity to purchase additional leave (ie. 48/52 week annual leave)

Our Values 

Council has agreed Values that are embedded in the culture of Hepburn Shire Council:

Accountability – We will be responsible for our choices. We will acknowledge and learn from our mistakes.
Respect – We will accept people’s differences. We will look for the best in people and value their contribution. We will treat people with respect and dignity.
Excellence – We will perform to our best ability. We will commit to learning and growing. We will strive to achieve the organisation’s long term vision.
Trust – We will encourage creativity and innovation. We will value everyone’s contribution. We will lead by example. We will act honestly.
Fun – We will acknowledge and celebrate our successes. We believe in getting involved. We will promote a healthy sense of humour.

Our organisation is also committed to our Occupational Health & Safety policy, Respectful Behaviours Policy and Employee Code of Conduct.