Why work for Council

Our organisation is committed to fostering diversity in the workplace. For more information please view or download our Diversity Statement here.(PDF, 179KB)

Council provides competitive remuneration packages including attractive salaries, hours, employee benefits and training and development opportunities.

Employee Benefits

 Personal Development:

  • 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
  • All Staff Day

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)
  • Monthly RDO for full time indoor staff
  • Fortnightly RDO for full time outdoor staff
  • Active Social Club

Our Mission
The role Pyrenees Shire Council will take to achieve our vision is to:

  • Motivate and inspire community involvement
  • Provide transparency and accountability
  • Use resources efficiently and effectively

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

Service: Our citizens, community and service users are the focus of all our actions.
Accountability: We are responsible for our actions, which are open for review.
Innovation: We encourage and seek new ideas in finding solutions.
Teamwork: We share our skills, knowledge and experience as part of a team and work together towards achieving Council's goals.
Recognition: We promote the achievements and efforts of others.
Safety: We look after our environment and the welfare of others.
Integrity: We are open and honest and work to the best of our ability.
Respect: We acknowledge the opinions of others and their rights and differences.

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