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Benefits of working at Council

We provide a workplace that values equal opportunities and work life balance.

We are a team of over 500 with a range of diverse skills that come together to provide the people of Maitland with an array of services.

By joining our team at Council, you’ll enjoy a safe and inviting working environment with equal access to opportunities for all staff in the rapidly growing city of Maitland.

Members of Council staff
Council staff member

Why work with us

Our organisation offers career opportunities across various areas, whether you are looking for an indoor, outdoor, office based, trade specific, technical or specialist role.

Equal opportunities

Council promotes equal access to opportunities within the organisation for all staff and prides itself on creating a safe and inviting working environment.

A growing region

Maitland is rapidly growing and as a result, more opportunities are becoming available in a range of professions. Local Government can provide you with a huge variety of job opportunities.

Employee Perks

Maitland City Council is committed to being an employer of choice through a generous suite of employment arrangements.

Flexible work

  • A flexible work environment
  • Competitive remuneration for employees
  • Rostered days off (RDO’s)
  • Long service leave after five years
  • Purchased additional leave
  • Paid parental leave - Nine weeks in addition to the Federal Government Paid Parental Leave Scheme.

Benefits and wellbeing

  • Healthy Employee Program
  • Fitness Passport
  • Health and Wellbeing days
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Educational and Professional Sponsorship Program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Recognition of long serving employees

How to apply

Applying to work at Council is a simple and easy process. Let us help you through our recruitment stages.

Work programs

Our work programs can provide you with a unique combination of hands on experiences and learning.

Our Guiding Principles

Our Guiding Principles help us to live and breathe customer centric behaviours that our customers value. We reply on everyone's help to embrace the principles, whether that's planning a new road, designing a new policy or interacting directly with customers. Our Guiding Principles are to:

  • Make things easy
    Do the hard work to make things intuitive for me.
  • Be welcoming
    Care for me as a person, not a task or a number.
  • Be open minded
    Listen to me and work with me to find solutions.
  • Look out for me
    Thoughtfully anticipate what will make my days go smoother.
  • Keep your promises
    Follow through on your commitments to me.
Maitland Council Guiding principles
See Also
Applying for a job
How Council works
Current job opportunities