Careers

Current Vacancies

To view our current job vacancies or register your details to be notified when a suitable position becomes available go to our careers website.

Working for Baw Baw Shire Council Baw Baw Shire Council currently employs over 370 staff across three directorates and the Executive Office to deliver more than 100 services to our community.

We continually strive to provide our community with the best service possible and recruit people who genuinely care about providing excellent customer service.

Baw Baw Shire Council is an equal opportunity employer and works in the interest of the safety of children and young people. Our recruitment processes reflect this commitment.

We are also committed to maximising employment outcomes for local indigenous people. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander candidates are strongly encouraged to apply for all advertised employment opportunities.

Employment with Council offers diversity and inclusiveness, career development opportunities, and a flexible and satisfying work environment.

Employee Benefits

Training and Education

  • eLearning library of courses
  • Formal and on-the-job training workshops and programs
  • Support for tertiary studies that contribute to the business needs of the organisation

Competitive Remuneration

  • Industry competitive remuneration, including annual Enterprise Bargaining Arrangement (EBA) increases and salary sacrifice options
  • Choice of superannuation and superannuation co-contributions
  • Salary sacrifice and deductions
  • Option to pay additional tax

Flexible Work

  • Full time, part time, casual, fixed term and job-share roles
  • Time in lieu
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • RDO option
  • 48/52 option

Leave Options

  • Paid parental leave
  • Adoption leave
  • Sick, carers and bereavement leave
  • Leave loading
  • Leave without pay

Professional Development and Career Opportunities

  • Higher duties and project roles
  • Mentoring and coaching
  • Secondments 

Transport Options

  • Our offices are close to trains, buses, taxis and residential areas
  • Council pool cars available
  • Commuter and private use vehicles available for select positions

Health and Wellbeing

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Return to work assistance
  • Health information sessions, fitness activities and weekly fresh fruit boxes

Environmental Workplace Program

  • Environment strategy
  • Workplace recycling
  • Sustainability projects

Memberships and Services

  • Subsidised corporate uniform
  • Discounted leisure centre membership
  • Community fundraising activities

For more information about employee benefits, go to our Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2014-2017 in the Related Information section on this page.