Why work at Moonee Valley?
Apart from the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to our community?
Make a real difference
See how the work you’re involved in, directly benefits the community.
The local government sector in Victoria is a rich and rewarding environment. We offer competitive salaries and a variety of entitlements to support our employees, including:
- 4 weeks paid annual leave
- Paid Primary Carer’s leave
- flexible working arrangements
- rostered days off
- generous paid sick leave provisions
- family violence leave
- leave without pay
- leave for Defence and emergency services volunteers
- long-service leave
We also understand the importance of balancing work and life. This is why we offer a great range of staff benefits, including:
- An active social club
- Local Government Employees Health Plan
- Regular and free vaccinations and employee health checks
- Salary sacrificing
- Discounted green travel loans
- Novated vehicle leasing
- Employee assistance programs / phone or in person counselling services
Moonee Valley is a great place to live, work and visit.
We have excellent public transport at our doorstep as well as cycling access for our employees.
Our Council offices are located in the heart of our vibrant, diverse community with great food, cafes and green spaces nearby.
A career with us will offer you a wealth of opportunities and experiences which further enhance your skills and capabilities. The diverse communities within our municipality mean that you will respond to a range of complex issues and be involved in delivering a variety of services and projects.
Diverse and inclusive
Moonee Valley is a culturally and linguistically diverse community, with more than a quarter of our population born overseas.
At Moonee Valley, we believe that equity makes communities stronger. Our commitment to social inclusion and equity seeks to advance a fair and just society and we promote respect for every person.
We value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply to work with us, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people who live with disability.
We recognise the needs of employees with family responsibilities and we want to help you balance your home and work life.
We offer generous paid parental and pre-natal leave, carers leave, salary sacrifice options, flexible work opportunities and purchased leave arrangements.
Learn and develop
Here at Moonee Valley, our greatest strength is our people. Our commitment to lifelong education is evident in our suite of internal and external training offerings.
Our professional development extends to assistance with work-related formal education courses in the form of study leave and/or reimbursement of course fees.
At Moonee Valley City Council we pride ourselves on having job opportunities which make a real difference in the community and having a workplace which values everyone’s unique skills and attributes.
Our 1,200 employees bring their differing backgrounds, experiences and unique perspectives to our collaborative environment, and are supported to share ideas, initiatives and talent, making a positive impact on our community for now and in the future.
Some of the great benefits of working at Moonee Valley City Council are flexible working conditions, learning and development opportunities, supportive leadership and various staff benefits.
Even if we are not currently advertising the career opportunity you are looking for today, it may be on its way. We encourage you to register an account on our vacancies page, or follow us on LinkedIn, to receive Job Alerts, informing you when a great role suited to your skills and experience becomes available.
If required, you can use the National Relay Service to contact us via a text telephone (TTY), regular telephone or computer. Simply call 133 677 or the visit the National Relay Service website, then request (03) 9243 1122.
We believe the opportunities and real-life experiences provided at Moonee Valley City Council are endless, allowing our students and employees to write their own career story. During your placement with us, you will be paired one on one with a mentor who has a wealth of knowledge and expertise, receive support from the team and have access to our employee community to ensure your success.
We offer placements for both secondary students and tertiary students throughout the year.
If you are interested in experiencing a range of community-focused work and want to jump-start your career, please complete our work experience interest form.
For more information about work experience, call our Human Resources team on (03) 9243 1122.
Work Experience Interest Form
We can only accommodate work experience opportunities for Year 10 students and those enrolled in tertiary education who require a student placement as a part of the course completion.
All work experience placements must be sponsored by an institution that is able to cover personal accident and public liability insurance.
Once you have completed your placement request, we will get back to you within 10-business days.