Marrickville Council - a great place to work
Located at the gateway to Sydney's Inner West, Marrickville is a diverse, vibrant and innovative community of around 75,000 citizens. Marrickville Council, as a local government leader, is committed to excellence in the delivery of a broad range of services to its community. It employs around 600 staff.
Main areas of employment
Council provides employment opportunities across a wide range of areas. There are jobs for people who like working outdoors to create a better environment, jobs working with people of different ages and cultural backgrounds and jobs planning services that will shape the community in the future.
Council is divided into 5 major business areas:
General Manager's Unit
Communications, corporate development, human resources, economic development and major projects
Cultural and recreation services, community development, children and family services, Tom Foster Community Centre, meals on wheels, and library and history services
Administration, legal, finance, property services, customer service and information technology
Planning and Environmental Services
Health and building inspections, environmental services, town planning and development assessment
Asset planning and management, design and investigations, civil works, landscaping, waste and recycling, parks, sportsfields and streetscapes
Why is Marrickville a great place to work?
Council recognises that employees want a workplace where they have the opportunity to use and develop their skills and receive recognition for their contribution. Council also recognises that employees also have a range of family and personal responsibilities in addition to their work obligations. Council is committed to assisting employees to achieve a satisfying work/life balance. It has developed a range of policies and support services to achieve this goal. They include:
- flexible work practices;
- carer's leave and above-award paid parental leave;
- a health and wellbeing program; and
- a staff development program with excellent training.
Council's vision is to make Marrickville a great place for all people. Employing great staff will help make this happen.