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Yarra Ranges Council - Business

    • Belgrave, Healesville, Lilydale
    • Customer Service, Communications and Design, Engineering, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Marketing, Office Administration, Purchasing/Procurement
    • Police check

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Overview
Yarra Ranges Council is divided into four directorates and an Office of the CEO. Each directorate has unique roles and responsibilities.

Corporate Services
Our Corporate Services team provides community compliance services and a broad range of support, integral for our internal operations.

Information Services

Customer & Communications

People & Culture

Financial Services
Environment & Infrastructure
Our Environment & Infrastructure team look after a range of areas from building to maintaining community infrastructure.

Infrastructure Services (Infrastructure Maintenance, Infrastructure Delivery, Infrastructure Strategy and Investigation)

Sustainable Environment and Facilities (Waste Management, Environmental Stewardship, Property and Facilities Management)

Recreation, Projects and Parks (Recreation and Actie Living, Major Projects, Parks and Bushlands)

Assets and Capital Programming (Strategic Asset Management, Capital Works Management, Fleet Management)
Social & Economic Development
Our Communities team look after a range of services provided to community members from birth to the elderly along with community engagement and planning.

Community Services (Age Friendly Communities, Family and Children's Health, Maternal Child Health Immunisations, Middle Years)

Creative Communities (Cultural Facilities, Cultural Development)

Community Wellbeing (Safer Communities, Emergency Management, School Crossings, Community Partnerhips and Wellbeing, Community Development)
Planning, Design and Development
Our Planning, Design and Development team are responsible for the sustainable design and development of Yarra Ranges.

Planning and Building (Statutory Planning, Development Compliance and Prosecutions)

Design and Place (Strategic Planning)

Strategic Projects (Lilydale Quarry, Level Removal Projects, Municipal DCP)

Economic Development and Attraction (Economic Development, Business Development, Investment Facilitation)

Looking for Candidates with the Following Attributes
  • Strong work ethic - Conscientious motivated and dedicated to getting the job done
  • Team player - Cooperate and work well in groups and teams
  • Reliable and dependable - Turns up on time, does what they say they will do.
  • Communication skills - Clear and proactive communicator.
  • Courtesy, respect, polite - Respectful of other team members, leaders, customers and partners.
  • Willingness to learn - Open to new learning experiences
  • Initiative & proactive - Shows wise initiative to help customers and colleagues
  • Motivated & Enthusiastic - Positive personality at work, eager to learn and help the organisation
  • Personal presentation - Presents themselves well and appropriately for the workplace
  • Listen and follow instructions - Actively listens and can take direction from managers and leaders
  • Digital literacy - Capable of using communications technology appropriately and professionally
  • Confidence - Has confidence in themselves to perform well in the role
  • Customer service skills - Champions the customer and makes them feel valued
  • Work under pressure - Can work under pressure to deliver
  • Attention to detail - Ensures that quality work is done
  • Problem solving & decision making skills - Capable of assessing situations, understand a problem and make the right decision to help resolve it
  • Safety awareness - Does not take any safety risks
Minimum Employment Requirements
  • Police check
Contract Types
  • Casual
  • Part-time
  • Full-time
  • Contract
Benefits

Employee benefits We appreciate the loyalty and dedication that our people invest in us. So we think it's only fair to provide a range of benefits for every employee. What can you look forward to when you join the Yarra Ranges team? Career opportunities With access to certified development courses and challenging projects, you'll have the opportunity to hone your skills and project portfolio. Great working conditions You will enjoy a professional environment, with a friendly and dedicated team who are supported by inspiring leaders. Opportunities to make a real difference See how the work you're involved in benefits our diverse communities. Encouraging improvement and innovation Thrive in an environment with an eye for the future. You will be encouraged to explore how processes might be done differently or better. Flexible working arrangements We encourage conversations about part time, job share, flexible start/finish times, rostered days off and access to 48/52 or 50/52 leave options. Careers and professional development Access secondment opportunities to expand your skills, corporate learning programs, study assistance and comprehensive leadership development programs. Health and wellbeing You will have access to an employee assistance program, private health insurance discounts, health checks (skin and hearing, vaccinations) and an active social club