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:

  • Trust
  • Empowerment
  • Innovation


We are the largest municipality by area in Melbourne spanning over 2,500km² and comprising of over 150,000 people.

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. Whatever your expertise, Yarra Ranges can offer you the challenge you've been looking for.

A career with us means a wealth of opportunities. Every project you work on will enhance your skills and capabilities. The diverse communities within Yarra Ranges means 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 the importance of diversity and difference. We welcome people at varying life stages, those with indigenous backgrounds and people with a disability. Everyone is an important part of our team.

Yarra Ranges Council recognises that all children have the right to feel safe and to be safe. We are committed to protecting children from abuse in line with Victorian Child Safe Standards and Council’s Child Safety and Wellbeing Policy.

Find out more about our commitment to the protection and wellbeing of young people.

Commitment to equality

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