Employee benefits

We are dedicated to providing our employees with generous leave options and support to balance their personal and professional life. 

What you can look forward to when you join Yarra Ranges Council

Commitment to diversity and inclusion

We take pride in fostering a workplace that celebrates diversity and inclusion. We actively promote an environment where everyone feels valued and respected.

We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace where everyone is welcome. We encourage people of all genders, cultures, backgrounds, and abilities to work with us. We support flexible work arrangements, including full-time, part-time, hybrid, and job-sharing options.  

Purchased leave

Need an extended break or extra time for personal pursuits?

Our purchased leave program allows you to buy additional leave days.

This will help you tailor your work schedule to your lifestyle needs. 

Parental, family planning and gender transition leave

We offer the following leave arrangements to support life changes:

  • 20 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 5 days assisted reproduction leave

  • 5 days pre-adoption leave

  • 10 days miscarriage leave

  • gender transition leave

Hybrid workplace, activity-based work model, and modern facilities

Step into a modern workplace designed for success.

Our hybrid work model combines the best of remote and in-office collaboration. Enjoy modern facilities at our Civic Centre in Lilydale, including end-of-ride facilities and wellbeing rooms.

Study Leave and paid education

Balance your learning journey with career growth.

We support study leave options for students, as well as paid education programs.