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Our Organisation

Yarra Ranges Council is divided into three different directorates:

  • Corporate Services
  • Environment & Engineering
  • Social & Economic Development 

Corporate Services

Our Corporate Services team provides community compliance services and a broad range of support, integral for our internal operations.

  • Community Compliance (local laws, public health, school crossing)
  • Corporate Affairs (Communications, Customer Service, Governance)
  • Finance, Procurement & Ratings Services
  • Information Services
  • People & Culture
  • Risk, Emergency and Community Safety

Environment & Engineering

Our Environment & Engineering team look after a range of areas from building to maintaining community infrastructure. 

  • Built & Active Spaces (community/recreation facilities development, urban, landscape design)
  • Infrastructure Services (engineering, drainage, roads, traffic management)
  • Parks & Environment (bushland management, parks maintenance, environmental education)
  • Strategy & Sustainability (biodiversity, sustainability assessments and strategies waste management, recycling)

Social & Economic Development

Our Social & Economic Development team look after a range of services provided to community members from birth to the elderly along with community engagement and planning.

  • Aged & Disability Services (PAG and Home Care Services, Volunteer and social support)
  • Arts, Culture & Heritage (Museum, community centres, cultural programs)
  • Economic, Youth & Community Development (Indigenous, tourism, festivals, business and community planning)
  • Family & Community Support Services (early learning, maternal child health, childcare, family day care)
  • Emergency Recovery services; during and after emergencies
  • Planning Services
  • Strategic Planning

The skills we need

Our team stands 900 strong and covers over 140 different roles across our three diverse directorates, so you're sure to find a position which ideally suits your talents.

Whether you're an environmental scientist or an IT wizard; smart financial mind or a collaborative planning officer; an experienced and caring community worker or a handy landscape gardener, your skills will flourish in our team.  

Along with the complex and interesting projects you'll embark on, we can also offer a range of internal promotion opportunities and even secondment placements with other councils; the opportunities are endless!