Benefits of working for Woollahra

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Location, location, location!


  • Council Chambers is located in Double Bay, set amongst the beautiful Blackburn Gardens and perched above Murray Rose Pool, one of Sydney's most spectacular harbourside locations
  • Convenient transport connections to and from all of our work locations

Work/life balance

  • 35 to 38 hour working week
  • 9 day fortnight or three weekly RDO for eligible full time staff
  • Flexible working hours
  • Health and Wellbeing Leave
  • Above standard Sick Leave
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Access to Long Service Leave after five years of continuous service

Health and wellbeing

  • Lunch time fitness classes
  • Social touch football
  • Access to showers onsite
  • Enjoy a walk or swim on your lunch break
  • Free, confidential Employee Assistance Program
  • Social Club activities
  • Free membership to our libraries
  • Friendly and inclusive culture
  • Opportunities to be involved - join Sustainability Sparks, Consultative or Social Club Committees

Reward and recognition

  • Annual Long Service Awards ceremony
  • Reward and Recognition program to recognise achievements and success
  • Best Service Program, encouraging innovation and rewarding Change Champions

Training and development

  • Generous learning and development opportunities
  • Comprehensive corporate induction program and job-related training
  • Higher duties and secondment opportunities
  • Annual Performance Development Review
  • Study Assistance program
  • Internal career opportunities