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Reasons to work at Yarra Ranges


Our values underpin everything we do. Our focus is to be a high performing organisation providing great service to our communities through:

  • Honesty and trust
  • Clear and open communication
  • Customer focus
  • Creativity and innovation


With 150,000 people and spanning an area of almost 2,500sq kms that covers both an urban and rural landscape, we are the largest municipality by area in Melbourne.  We are accessible for anyone travelling from the northern, eastern and south-eastern suburbs, by car or public transport.  Our Lilydale offices are only a 15 minute drive from Eastlink in Ringwood or a 10 minute walk from Lilydale railway station.


We offer a remarkable variety of career challenges - whether your expertise is in town planning, finance, administration, community services, IT, engineering, or arts and culture, Yarra Ranges can offer you the challenge you've been looking for.

A career with us means a wealth of opportunities so every project you work on will enhance your skills and capabilities. The diverse communities within Yarra Ranges mean that you will tackle a range of complex and outcome-focused projects.


Yarra Ranges is a professional organisation incorporating leading edge thinking and practices. We believe in developing shared leadership capabilities and are committed to ongoing learning and development for everyone.

We're an inclusive work environment recognising diversity and difference. We welcome people at varying life stages, those with indigenous backgrounds, people with a disability, everyone is an important part of the team.

Yarra Ranges Council recognises that all children have the right to feel safe and to be safe, including those living with a disability and from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Council is committed to the protection of children from abuse in line with the Victorian Child Safe Standards and Council’s Safeguarding Children Policy.

Commitment to equality

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing a positive work environment which treats everyone equally.  We pride ourselves on diversity with initiatives for Indigenous Australians and people with disabilities.