Lane Cove is located on the Lower North Shore and is a leafy, harbour-side suburb with a village atmosphere. Working for Lane Cove Council can help you achieve the right work / life balance, while providing a challenging and rewarding career path in Local Government.
You can develop your career in a range of fields working for Council including:
|Bush Regeneration||Environmental Services ||Regulatory Officer - Ranger |
|Child Care ||Finance||Sustainability|
|Community Services||Health and Building||Town Planning|
|Development Control||Human Resources ||Trades including Parks& Construction |
Make a Difference
Working with Lane Cove Council can give you a sense of satisfaction that is not found in the private sector. The work that you do has a direct effect on the community and environment. In working for Lane Cove Council you:
provide services, facilities and support to others
protect the community by ensuring the environment is safe and clean
prevent harm to the community; such as disease, noise and pollution
plan for the community's future
represent the people of the community
Competitive Employment Conditions and Opportunities
Positions with Lane Cove Council attract generous employment and working conditions, which include:
- 9 day fortnight or monthly rostered day off scheme
- Flexible work hours
- Annual Performance Bonus for eligible staff
- On Site Parking
- Active Social Club
- 18 weeks Paid Parental Leave
- Health and Wellbeing Program including free annual flu injection
- Discounted gym membership
- Employee Assistance Program – free professional counselling is available to all staff and their immediate family
- Bi-annual performance reviews
- Training and development opportunities including access to study assistance with both financial assistance and study leave
- Service Milestone Awards plus employee recognition and reward scheme
- Travel Pass Program where Council will pay the upfront costs to purchase quarterly or annual bus/rail tickets
- Supplied or subsidised uniform
- Generous leave provisions including military and civil emergencies leave
- Long service leave payable after 5 years of service
Council offers unpaid work experience opportunities to high school and TAFE College students. Work experience enables students to sample work in a particular occupation to assist them make decisions about their careers.
Council will endeavour to accommodate all requests for unpaid work experience, however high level of enquiries and/or operational requirements may result in council being unable to oblige all requests.
If you would like to apply for work experience, email firstname.lastname@example.org the following:
1. A covering letter which identifies
a. your area of interest
b. available dates and days
c. preferred length of work experience;
2. your written request;
4. A copy of your Public Liability Insurance cover; and
5. Information regarding your course of study (if applicable).
Equal Opportunities Policy
Equal Employment Opportunity is the right to be considered for a job, training opportunity, or other benefit, for which a person is skilled or qualified. Council has implemented an Equal Employment Opportunity program and believes it creates a more productive workplace and results in better services to the community.
Council is committed to a diverse workforce, people from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. This includes Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, applicants from non-English speaking backgrounds, and people with disabilities. Applications are also welcome from people interested in job-sharing and part-time work opportunities.