Employee benefits

Employee benefits

What we offer

The City of Sydney believes that people are the key to our success. A range of initiatives and programs are available to encourage our people in the development of their skills and career. Here are some of the benefits we offer.

Competitive salaries

  • Salaries that are consistently above the industry average.
  • Employee assistance program (free, confidential and professional external counselling).
  • Access to health promotion activities and programs.
  • Free membership to the City’s network of public libraries.
  • An active sports and social club providing benefits that include discounts to social functions and entertainment like plays, musicals and race days.
  • Cultural diversity.
  • City centre workplaces that are easily accessible by public transport.

Generous professional development programs

  • Significant reimbursement of fees for further study under the City’s higher education scheme.
  • Exam and study leave for approved courses of study.
  • Access to nationally recognised education and training programs.
  • Future leaders program.
  • Service and recognition awards.
  • Corporate development programs.

Flexible working provisions

  • 19 day month (Flexible working arrangements policy).
  • Generous leave provisions.
  • 36 weeks (half pay) or 18 weeks (full pay) paid maternity leave.
  • Paid paternity leave at time of birth and if primary care giver.

Last updated: Thursday, 2 April 2015