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About the Council

Why work at Moonee Valley?

Are you looking for a job where you can make a real difference in the community?

A workplace that provides opportunity, challenge and balance?

A workplace that values your skills and professionalism?

Moonee Valley City Council is a great place to live, work and play. We are committed to continuously pushing the boundaries to provide responsive, citizen-focussed services, and are after staff who embrace our values and are ready to rise to the challenges of the 21st century.

We value diversity within our workforce and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal peoples and people from culturally and/or linguistically diverse backgrounds.

Reasons to apply for a career with us

Your health and wellbeing comes first

We promotes a safe and healthy workplace.

Occupational Health and Safety is a major priority for our organisation.

As an employee you will have access to our free Employee Assistance Program, which includes professional counselling services.

Our Health and Wellbeing Program offers a range of benefits including, half-price membership at Council-owned leisure centres like the Ascot Vale Leisure Centre and East Keilor Leisure Centre.

We're a family friendly organisation

We recognise the needs of employees with family responsibilities and we want to help them balance their home and work life.

We have flexible work arrangements which includes:

  • carers leave
  • an alternate model of employment where staff may ‘purchase’ up to ten weeks additional annual leave
  • cultural and ceremonial leave
  • leave for staff who provide service to emergency services organisations

We also have generous parental leave arrangements of up to 18 weeks paid maternity/adoption leave and two weeks paid partner's leave.

There is also provision for pre-natal leave for pregnant employees to attend medical appointments.

Supporting your professional development

We offer learning and development opportunities so our employees can develop and perform at their best.

Our commitment to staff development extends to assistance with work-related formal education courses in the form of study leave and/or reimbursement of course fees.

From time to time nationally-accredited professional development opportunities are offered in-house such as:

  • Graduate Certificate in Applied Business
  • Diploma in Business Management
  • Diploma in Project Management
  • Certificate IV in Frontline Management

More information

For more information about working at Moonee Valley City Council, call our Human Resources department on 9243 8888.

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