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What we offer

We offer our staff a number of benefits, including flexible work arrangements, to ensure a happy work-life balance and fantastic training and career development opportunities. Our staff are rewarded for their commitment to the organisation with discounted gym memberships, discounted parking fees, a generous study assistance program, flu vaccinations and skin checks (offered to our employees free of charge) and a number of salary sacrificing options.

Council recognises that our employees want a workplace where they have the opportunity to use and develop their skills and receive recognition for their contribution. For our employees who go above and beyond and provide outstanding services, we acknowledge them with personalised rewards. Our employees will be awarded instantaneously for high work performance, demonstration of Council values and/or significant contribution to the team, department and Council. We also recognise and acknowledge the long-term service of our staff and celebrate the contribution of individuals at specified service milestones. These milestones are acknowledged with a gift from 10 years of continuous permanent full-time or part-time service for every 5 years.

Our learning and development program is extensive and provides great opportunities for all staff to develop a variety of technical and professional skills that support their success at Council.

We have developed a culture with transparent and accessible communication channels between staff and management. Staff are engaged regularly via Employee Engagement Surveys and are encouraged to seek clarification and provide feedback on any council and organisational matters at any time. SImilarly, we encourage staff to make suggested improvements and to nominate initiative which provide benefits to the organisation and community.

We also run a number of professional development programs including the Rivers Run Annual Staff Conference, the Annual Management Challenge and the Captain's Collective Leadership Mentoring Program.


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9330 6400

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Email us at: mail@georgesriver.nsw.gov.au
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Georges River Civic Centre
Corner MacMahon and Dora Streets, Hurstville
Open: 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday

Kogarah Library and Service Centre
Kogarah Town Square, Belgrave Street
Open: 8.30am - 5.00pm, Monday to Friday
 
After-hours Customer Service available
at Hurstville Library
5.00pm - 9.00pm, Monday to Friday
9.30am - 4.00pm, Saturday and Sunday


Georges River Council acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land in which the Georges River Local Government Area is situated - the Biddegal people of the Eora nation.
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