Working with us

Shoalhaven City Council offers an ideal opportunity to combine a professional challenge with a relaxed coastal lifestyle. Our people do some extraordinary work day-to-day.

We employ over 1300 permanent and temporary employees in a broad range of roles in diverse services and facilities. Grow your career and do meaningful work in the Shoalhaven community.

This is an exciting time as we expand our initiatives on sustainability, protecting our environment, economic growth and development, and community leadership to create a vibrant future.

Our core values

We are committed to employing staff who behave and act in accordance with our values of:

  • respect
  • integrity
  • adaptability
  • collaboration

Equal Employment Opportunity Management Plan 2022-25

Shoalhaven City Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to providing an inclusive workplace culture that values the diversity of our local community and one that is responsive to their needs.

We will achieve this by having a workplace culture which provides equity of access to employment opportunity to improve the diversity of Council's workforce.

Council aims to create a diverse and skilled workforce that will have the capabilities to deliver quality services to our community and to build on what has already been accomplished.

View Equal Employment Opportunity Management Plan

What we offer

Our range of benefits and support services include:

  • 4 weeks annual leave
  • 15 days sick leave per year
  • long service leave after 5 years
  • 9-day fortnight for outdoor staff
  • access to variable working hours for indoor staff
  • carer's leave
  • health and wellbeing leave
  • parental leave options
  • flexible working arrangements
  • fitness passport
  • novated lease arrangements
  • discounted private health insurance
  • training and development opportunities
  • employee assistance program (EAP)

Current Vacancies

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