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The City of Holdfast Bay is a place that proudly delivers great things, to our community and our staff. Our people are fundamental to our success as an innovative and progressive Council. We believe that what we do is important and makes a difference to our community, so we want the best people to help us continue achieving our vision of building a welcoming, safe and active community for those that live, work and play (or visit) in our place.
We provide a diverse range of services to the Holdfast Bay community, and have employment opportunities across Professional, Administration, Field Services, Planning, Community Services to Aged Care.
We are a high profile local government employer that recognises and values its employees. For more information see Our Culture and Values and Employee Benefits , and Our Place 2030 Strategic Plan.
For details about our Leadership team please refer to Our People.
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At the City of Holdfast Bay we are a place that proudly delivers great things. This means we:
- Deliver on promises
- Value people
- Recognise achievements
- Inspire progress
- Respect history, build the future
- Grow and learn
- Enjoy what we do
In line with this ethos, we provide for a comprehensive range of employee benefits to attract and retain employees that support our culture.
For information regarding the benefits available to our employees, please refer to Our Employee Benefits.
To apply for an advertised position, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with your resume and cover letter of up to 2 pages introducing yourself and outlining your qualifications, experience and skills relating to the role (refer to the relevant Position Description). Please quote the relevant reference number for the position; this will be detailed in the advert.
Yes, you will receive an email notification confirming the receipt of your application.
This can vary for each position. The process from beginning (position being advertised) to end (all applicants being advised of the outcome) will generally be from 6 to 8 weeks.
Pre-employment medical assessments are undertaken for Field based positions. Where a pre-employment medical assessment is to be undertaken, applicants are made aware of this through the recruitment process
Background screening checks are undertaken for prescribed positions. Where a background screening check is to be undertaken, applicants are made aware of this through the recruitment process.
Yes, all new employees are subject to a 6 month probation period, in line with the relevant Enterprise Agreement.
We are pleased to offer a wide range of benefits to our employees. Please refer to the Employee Benefits above for details on benefits available.
The City of Holdfast Bay recognises periods of Council service, with respect to long service leave and sick leave, in accordance with the South Australian Local Government Act 1999.
Employees of the City of Holdfast Bay are governed by either the:
- City of Holdfast Bay and The Australian Services Union Administrative Staff Enterprise Agreement; or the
- Field Services Staff Enterprise Agreement
Please refer to Our Culture and Values page to access a copy of these.
People proudly delivering great things