City of Stonnington

Government, Community & Emergency Services

The City of Stonnington takes in the suburbs of Armadale, Glen Iris, Kooyong, Malvern, Malvern East, Prahran, South Yarra, Toorak and Windsor.

We pride ourselves on supporting our people to achieve and succeed. This creates a work environment that is inclusive, engaging and rewarding. It also means that we can deliver excellent service and programs to the community, to help it develop and grow.

Life at City of Stonnington

Working with purpose

As a Council employee, you’ll enjoy coming to work each day knowing the work you do has a positive impact and changes lives – and that you are surrounded by people who feel the same way. 

Professional growth

To support the growth of employees we offer acting arrangements in higher-level roles and secondments in other areas. We have an extensive learning and development program with regular training sessions offered in house, we support external learning and training and we offer financial assistance for tertiary qualification studies. We’re committed to the development of our staff and support and encourage development opportunities.

Celebrating successes

Our recognition programs and celebrating success days acknowledge the achievements of our staff. 

Sustainable initiatives

We’re committed to reducing our carbon footprint, with a dedicated Green Team, free Myki cards for work-related travel and discounted Myki cards through our Commuter Club. We also offer secure bike parking, on-site showers, electric bikes for travelling to external meetings or other sites and we also have composting bins and our own fruit and veggie garden. We run regular meetings to gain input from staff across the organisation on sustainable ideas, have lunch and learn sessions, run waste-free events, and our buildings now have solar panels installed.   

Work/life balance and support

It’s important to maintain a balance at work, and we encourage this with a monthly accrued day off for our full-time roles, flexible working arrangements, working from home and job share arrangements where operationally viable.

Health and wellbeing

We understand life can be challenging sometimes which is why we have an award-nominated wellbeing program which offers lunchtime Pilates sessions, annual fitness programs, heavily discounted aquatic and gym memberships, healthy mind and wellbeing events, healthy picnics, mediation sessions and programs. Our employees’ health, both physical and mental is our top priority and as part of our wellbeing program, we offer a free employee assistance/counselling program and peer support. We offer discounted aquatic and gym memberships, a corporate health insurance plan, opportunities to join our active social club. 

Our commitment

The City of Stonnington is committed to being a child-safe organisation. As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

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An inclusive workplace for all abilities

The City of Stonnington is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and supportive environment for all.

We aspire to be a leading local government authority with a diversified, inclusive and engaged workplace culture. This means respecting individual differences – and using these differences to strengthen our business. Having a diverse workforce means we can improve our organisational capability to solve problems, meet the needs of our increasingly diverse municipality and better develop and deliver services to our community.

Engagement in our organisation

Our internal news platform helps us acknowledge and celebrate events like International Day of People with Disability and World Autism Awareness Day.

We use this platform to promote training and development for our workforce such as disability awareness training, as part of our Diversity Confidence Program, Autism Awareness Training and YouMeUs – online training to promote the understanding of differences in the community, challenge public perceptions of stereotypes, highlight the abilities of people with a disability and support the development of inclusive communities.

Supporting our diverse community

The City of Stonnington is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing an inclusive, welcoming and supportive environment for all.

We aspire to be a leading local government authority with a diverse, inclusive and engaged workplace culture. This means respecting individual differences including age, ability, language, appearance, family responsibility, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation and more, and using these differences to strengthen our business. Having a diverse workforce means we can improve our organisational capability to solve problems, meet the needs of our increasingly diverse municipality and better develop and deliver services to our community.

Indigenous Reconciliation

Stonnington sits on the land of the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people of the Kulin nation. We acknowledge that Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri Peoples are the Traditional Custodians of this land and have strived to retain their identity and cultures through more than two hundred years of dispossession and colonisation.

Our Reconciliation Action Plan has been developed in consultation with local Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and Traditional Owners, as well as the wider community. The Reconciliation Action Plan will allow us to embed our long-term reconciliation initiatives into our broader business strategy.

Our vision for Reconciliation is for a united Australia where the cultures and values of Australia’s First People are understood and respected. Our hope is for an Australia where Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People have equal access to, and opportunities for, education, employment and health care.

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