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 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 are an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability.

Your health and wellbeing comes first

We promote 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 promote work life balance

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 three weeks paid partner's leave.

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

We support 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.

Last updated: Sunday, 13 January 2019, 12:40 AM