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- 9 day fortnights based on 36.25 (indoor staff) and 38 (outdoor staff) hours per week - Part-time hours - 10 day fortnight based on 38 hours per week (contract positions)
The Whitsunday Regional Council's current Certified Agreement contains provisions for increases in pay commencing 1 July each year. See Council's current Certified Agreement for relevant increases.
Council offer above award wages and allowances due to a very comprehensive Certified Agreement.
Salaries and wages are paid fortnightly into a nominated bank account.
Study Assistance Program, plus a strong emphasis on developing our people
Employee Assistance Program (EAP) - the employee assistance program provides 24 hour nationwide confidential counselling services for employees and their families going through personal or work related problems
Active Social Club with raffles and various events throughout the year
Corporate Health Plans with LGAQ
Relocation expenses by negotiation (prior to commencing employment)
Microsoft Office Home User Program
Standard 5 weeks annual leave each year (plus 17.5 per cent loading)
15 days of personal leave per annum (including leave to care for family)
A range of other generous leave entitlements
Paid maternity leave - 6 weeks with the option of 12 weeks at half page and paid paternity leave for 1 week
Ability to take long service leave pro-rata after 7 years of service
9 day working fortnight (with the exception of Contract Employees)