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Latrobe City Council

Government, Social Work & Community Services

The Latrobe City region is located in regional Victoria two hours from Melbourne, one hour from the snow, one hour from the beach and close to a number of central towns such as Traralgon, Morwell, Moe and Churchill.

Latrobe City Council values all people from all backgrounds. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and identities, LGBTIQ+ people, people with a lived experience of disability and service personnel and their families to name a few.

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Careers at Latrobe

Latrobe currently employs over 900 staff in a number of different disciplines and locations across the region. With over 50 different disciplines of work, including Aged Care Services, Child Care, Finance, Human Resources, Information Technology, Tourism and Arts, Outdoor Maintenance and Leisure, Latrobe provides a diverse range of exciting and fulfilling career paths, available full-time, part-time and casual.

Latrobe City Council have a range of flexible working arrangements and an impressive starting salary which can be found here.

For more information and to see our current vacancies, please visit our careers website.

Latrobe City Council require all applicants to apply for vacancies online through our e-recruitment portal and include a current resume, cover letter and are required to address the Key Selection Criteria to be considered for any of our positions. We also encourage all applicants to familiarise themselves with our application guide, which can be found on our Careers website.

We encourage people to register for job alerts through the e-recruitment portal. You can do this by visiting the careers website and going into ‘’current vacancies’ and then clicking on the ‘register’ button on the top of the page. You can then sign up and add your email address and name and you will be notified via email when we have new positions advertising. You can also filter this into areas of interest ie. Family Services or Aged Care Services.

Why work at Latrobe

Learning and development

  • Investment in you!
  • Individual career development programs developed annually for staff
  • Study assistance program
  • Best practice learning and development opportunities

Remuneration and flexibility

  • Attractive remuneration and work/life balance options such as 50/52 or 48/52 work arrangements
  • Child friendly flexibility and assistance
  • Strong reward and recognition
  • Salary banding hourly and weekly rates

Culture and community

  • An inclusive culture, our CEO updates staff regularly
  • Opportunities to make a real difference in your community
  • We value and facilitate diversity
  • Commitment to health and wellbeing of staff such as “HOW” – Healthy Organisation Workgroup
  • Commitment to continuous improvement, innovation and new ideas
  • A community conscience through the work we do and through other initiatives such as donation drives
  • Celebration and recognition of achievements and events
  • Our reputation as one of the best Councils to work for in Victoria!

Staff benefits

  • Staff discount programs including: Municipal Association of Victoria’s discount private health insurance program, reduced leisure centre memberships and local business discounts.
  • An Employee Assistance Program, for staff and their family members
  • Opportunities for leave without pay for purposes such as travel, domestic circumstances, career development, private study tour
  • An active social club

Indigenous employment program

In partnership with Department of Education Employment Workplace Relations, the Steps to the future program was developed to improve employment opportunities in Gippsland.

The program is not limited to any particular industry or region in Gippsland and both private and public sector employers participate.

The program offers:

  • Pre-employment training
  • Wage assistance
  • Cross-cultural training
  • Mentor and support

Find out more information on indigenous employment

Secondary school work experience

Latrobe City Council is committed to providing youth in our community work experience opportunities. Contact the Baw Baw Latrobe LLEN 5633 2868 or visit http://workplacements.education.vic.gov.au/llens/bblllen

The Application for Work Placement with Latrobe City(DOCX, 62KB) form will also need to be completed and returned to Baw Baw Latrobe.

For more information phone Jenni Graham on 5633 2868 or email:jenni@bblllen.org.au

To view the Structured Workplace Learning (SWL) state-wide website visit www.workplacements.education.vic.gov.au

Early childhood student placements

Latrobe City Council considers requests for early childhood work placements.

Make a request

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