Careers

Why work for The City of Marion?

The City of Marion is recognised for its' innovative approach to addressing issues that benefit the community and its' excellent employment conditions.
 
People Friendly Practices
 
Some of the family friendly practices available to employees are:
 
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • 48/52 Purchase Leave
  • Rostered Days Off
  • Time in Lieu *
  • Personal Leave
  • Flexible Working Arrangements *
  • Emergency Services Leave
  • Leave without Pay *
  • Carer's Leave
  • Humanitarian/Community Leave *
  • Working 4 out of 5 years
  • Volunteering Policy *
 
* Granting of these arrangements are subject to operational/business needs.
 
Health and Wellbeing
 
Council provides support to ensure the health and wellbeing of employees:
 
  • LGAWCS - Workers Compensation & Rehabilitation Management
  • Annual Health Assessment
  • Corporate Health Plan through BUPA
  • Quit Smoking Programs
  • Corporate Membership with SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre (SAALC)
  • Employee Wellbeing Program - a confidential counselling service
  • Career Transition Program
 
Conditions of Employment 
 
The conditions of employment are in accordance with the following Awards:
 
  • South Australian Municipal Salaried Officers Award
  • Local Government Employees Award
  • Fair Work Act 2009
In addition, employees also enjoy the benefits of Enterprise Bargaining Agreements.
 
Career Development Opportunities
 
Council has a commitment to provide developmental opportunities to all employees.  As part of this commitment, all vacancies, secondments and study/work experience opportunities are advertised internally. Other benefits include:
 
  • Study Assistance
  • Professional Development Leave
  • Appraisal Process
  • Support for Learning and Development for staff
  • Leadership Development through mentoring, coaching, undertaking leadership programs and assessment of leadership styles.
 
Staff Reward and Recognition
 
Staff are recognised and rewarded for years of service and achievements.