Conditions of Employment Conditions of Employment

All positions advertised are only available to applicants who are citizens of Australia or who hold residency of Australia.

Salary and conditions of employment

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the relevant industrial award and Council's current Enterprise Bargaining Agreement.

All full time staff receive four weeks annual leave per year as well as fifteen days sick leave per year.

Working hours vary depending on the Section in which you work.

Payment of wages

Salaries and wages are paid fortnightly into a nominated bank account.

Christmas and New Year closedown

It is the current practice of council to close down operations for the period between Christmas and New Year. This provides a valuable break for employees to enjoy the Festive Season with family and friends.


Appointment is subject to a three month period of probation.


All permanent employees are required to contribute to the Local Government Employees Superannuation Scheme within 12 months of their appointment.

Vehicle usage

Council vehicles are available for performing official Council work. Staff are required to produce the relevant current driver's licence and to comply with procedures in respect of the car pool and its operations.

Staff development and training

Scenic Rim Regional Council is committed to ongoing staff development and training. Employees are encouraged and supported to attend training and undertake study in approved courses.

Workplace Health and Safety

Scenic Rim Regional Council is committed to a safe and healthy work environment. Comprehensive workplace health and safety policies and procedures are in place to ensure staff are not placed at risk while at work.

Employee assistance program

The employee assistance program provides professional counselling and referral services for employees experiencing personal or work related problems. This program is at no cost to the employee and is provided on a confidential basis.

Code of Conduct

All Scenic Rim Regional Council staff are required under the code of conduct to act with honesty, integrity and diligence and to exercise a high degree of care when carrying out their functions of office.

Further information

For further information regarding employment conditions please contact Human Resources on 5540 5216.