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