Working at Nillumbik Shire Council

We have been recognised as one of the best places to work in Australia and New Zealand – again!

Nillumbik Shire Council has been awarded sixth place out of over 700 organisations in the 2023 Australian Financial Review / BOSS Magazine Best Places to Work Awards in the Government, Education and Not-for-Profit category. The full 2023 AFR BOSS Best Places to Work List can be viewed here.

If you’re looking to work for an organisation that makes a difference to the community, is recognised for its excellent customer service and employee experience, has a friendly environment and is fast paced - then we would love to hear from you.

We have a range of opportunities, whether you’re looking to work in community development, project management, marketing, information technology, infrastructure and more.

Council knows that work and life are no longer mutually exclusive. Our workplace culture is built on trust, active communication and doing an exceptional job for the community we support.

At Nillumbik, we strive to offer flexibility that allows us to attract and retain a diverse workforce, while building strong connections between our team members.

Feedback from staff about why they enjoy working at Nillumbik is about the people, helping our community and the diverse and ever changing landscape of Local Government.

The Community Vision – Nillumbik 2040 captures the essence of what is most valued about our community and our Shire. Our Vision is centred on the themes of: Our People, Our Place, Our Future and Our Council.

The way staff work together and provide services to the Nillumbik community is guided by Nillumbik’s Values and Customer First Commitments.

Nillumbik Shire Council is committed to providing a productive, safe and healthy work environment based on dignity, respect and diversity; free of all forms of discrimination, harassment, sexual harassment, and victimisation. Council aims for equality of opportunity for all.

We value diversity of opinions, skills, knowledge, backgrounds, cultures and experiences in our people and how such diversity leads to better outcomes for our community.

Nillumbik Shire Council prides itself on being a child safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.