Working at Council - employee benefits

TRC staff in hard hats

We offer employees a wide range of attractive benefits including competitive wage/salary rates and remuneration packages, employment initiatives, generous leave provisions, access to facilities and services, corporate rates and memberships.  

Work/life balance 

Employees have the benefit of flexible work options which enhance their work life balance (where operational requirements permit), including:

  • Nine day fortnights or nineteen day months may be available. 
  • Flexible work arrangements.
  • Accrual of banked time to be used as a leave option.
  • Wide variety of job types/roles across the entire Toowoomba Region.
  • Paid maternity and paternity leave.
  • Uniforms provided or subsidised.
  • Active social club.

Salary

  • Generous superannuation payment.
  • Salary sacrifice provisions.
  • 4 weeks paid annual leave per annum with 17.5% loading and a range of other generous leave entitlements.
  • Ability to take long service leave pro-rata after 7 years of service.
  • Financial planning available through LG Super.
  • Reimbursement of relocation expenses.

Vehicles

  • Various vehicle allowance and provisions are available for various roles.
  • Employees have the option to purchase a vehicle under our novated leasing scheme.
  • Car, motorbike and bicycle parking is available.

Health and wellbeing

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - the employee assistance program provides free 24 hour nationwide confidential counselling services for employees and their families going through personal or work related problems.
  • Membership discounts at the Milne Bay Aquatic Centre and Highfields Fitness and Recreation Gym.
  • Corporate rates for private health cover.
  • Free flu vaccinations and skin checks.

Professional development

  • Study assistance and the opportunities to participate in learning and development activities.
  • Provision for employees to apply for career, study or travel breaks after 3 years’ service.
  • Opportunity to apply to a secondment register for professional development within Council.
  • Opportunities for advancement and promotion.

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