TRC is a forward thinking, progressive and inclusive organisation, delivering a range of services and programs for our community. We have a highly skilled workforce who provide innovative solutions to problems. We seek and recruit people who are passionate about the region, work well in a team environment and have the skills and abilities to produce quality outcomes.
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Tablelands Regional Council provides a strong support network and a challenging working environment, combined with flexible working conditions.
Family friendly working conditions
Council currently offers up to 10 weeks paid Maternity Leave dependent on years of service. Council encourage staff to return to work when they are ready, through the provision of part-time work and job share opportunities.
Tablelands Regional Council provides 9.5% of the annual base rate as a superannuation contribution to LG Super. When you commence contributions of 6% of your salary (compulsory after 12 months of employment), Council will increase their contribution to 12%, thereby matching your contributions $2 for every $1.
Flexible working conditions
We encourage a healthy work-life balance and can negotiate flexible working arrangements that support this. The standard working hours for the office-based workforce is a 19-day month and for the outdoor workforce, a 9-day fortnight.
The wellbeing of our employees is a priority. Programs to foster employee fitness and wellbeing are regularly run. In addition to this Council provides an Employee Assistance Program and Queensland Country Health offers a corporate rate to Council employees.
As one of the largest employment providers in the region, Council offers long term employment opportunities and encourages staff to build a career in Local Government. Some staff have worked with Council for over 30 years and have moved through various career paths whilst maintaining employment within the region.
Diverse training opportunities
Both in-house and externally run training programs are regularly undertaken to support staff in their roles. Council provides learning and development opportunities in the form of cadetships, apprenticeships, plant operator tickets, customer service skills, leadership skills and much more.
Council offers five weeks annual leave per year.
Safety focused culture
Council is committed to maintaining a safety focused culture, managed by our Workplace Heath & Safety Management Plan.
Council offers a variety of allowances. The value and types of allowances is dependent on your role and personal circumstances.
Active Social Club
The Social Club runs regular activities from bowling to Race Days and boat cruises. Membership is $5 per fortnight through payroll deduction.
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