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Conditions of Employment

All positions advertised are only available to applicants who are citizens of Australia or who hold residency of Australia.

Employment Information Statement

The Industrial Relations Act 2016 (Qld) provides that all new employees will receive an information statement (PDF 56 KB) which provides important information about your employment entitlements and other matters that will affect your employment.

Interview expenses

Unless extenuating circumstances apply, Logan City Council does not pay interview or relocation expenses.

Salary and conditions of employment

Salary and conditions of employment are in accordance with the relevant industrial award and Council's current Certified Agreement 2012 (PDF 12112 KB).

All full time staff receive four weeks annual leave per year as well as fifteen days sick leave per year.

Working hours vary depending on the Section in which you work.

Payment of wages

Salaries and wages are paid fortnightly into a nominated bank account.

Rostered days off

Apart from the Libraries and Cultural Services Branch, the majority of full time staff work a nine-day fortnight on a basis of 36.25 hours per week.

Christmas and New Year closedown

It is the current practice of council to close down operations for the period between Christmas and New Year. This provides a valuable break for employees to enjoy the Festive Season with family and friends. (Logan's Libraries are open except on Statutory Public Holidays).

Probation

Appointment is subject to a three month period of probation. Following satisfactory performance, which is appraised monthly by the immediate supervisor, a permanent appointment will be made.

Superannuation

All permanent employees are required to contribute to the Local Government Employees Superannuation Scheme within 12 months of their appointment.

Vehicle usage

Council vehicles are available for performing official Council work. Staff are required to produce the relevant current driver's licence and to comply with procedures in respect of the car pool and its operations.

Staff development and training

Logan City Council is committed to ongoing staff development and training. Employees are encouraged and supported to attend training and undertake study in approved courses. Council has implemented a study assistance policy (PDF 104 KB) which offers generous assistance to qualifying staff.

Workplace Health and Safety

Logan City Council is committed to a safe and healthy work environment. Comprehensive workplace health and safety policies and procedures are in place to ensure staff are not placed at risk while at work.

Employee Assistance Program

The employee assistance program provides professional counselling and referral services for employees and their families experiencing personal or work related problems. This program is at no cost to the employee and is provided on a confidential basis.

Code of Conduct

All Logan City Council staff are required under the Code of Conduct (PDF 4920 KB) to act with honesty, integrity and diligence and to exercise a high degree of care when carrying out their functions of office.

Publication Scheme

Logan City Council maintains a webpage titled Publication Scheme which provides a comprehensive overview of Council's organisation, its relationship to the community and the various avenues for public access to Council's administrative and political processes.

Further information

For further information regarding employment conditions please contact People and Culture on 07 3412 5464.