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Jobs and Careers

A career at the City of Kwinana provides a unique opportunitity to be a part of a thriving organisational culture and to make a difference for our diverse and inclusive local community. Find out about the benefits of working for the City and view our current job opportunities below.

Current Vacancies

Employee Benefits 

  • Rostered Day Off – nine day fortnight or 19 day month
  • 12.5% superannuation
  • Kwinana Recquatic membership and corproate wellness program
  • Study assistance 
  • Generous Celebration and Recognition Policy for employees
  • Purchased leave 48/52
  • Public Service Days – additional two days off
  • Long Service Leave – applicable pro rata after seven years continuous service
  • Additional two days Personal/Carer's Leave after one year
  • Six weeks paid Parental Leave and one week paid Supportive Parent Leave
  • Bereavement/Compassionate leave
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counselling service)
  • Flexible working options (dependant on role)
  • Free parking
  • Our organisational culture is something that we actively work on and are very proud of at the City of Kwinana.  

    We demonstrate our culture through staff-driven cultural optimisation groups, reward and recognition initiatives, innovation teams, staff value reviews, and the occasional celebatory ice cream van. The City's culture has been measured using the Human Synergistics organisational cultural change program. Our latest results showed:

    • Satisfaction has doubled
    • Motivation has doubled
    • Job security has increased
    • Decrease in aggressive / defensive behaviours by over 50%.
    • Decrease in passive / defensive behaviours by over 50%.
    • Increase in constructive behaviours by close to 50%.

    The City of Kwinana's culture is in line with the top 10 per cent of the most constructive cultures within Local Government in Australia and NZ – that’s out of more than 600 local governments!

  • The City's vision for the future of the Kwinana community is: 

    A unique and liveable City, celebrated for and connected by its diverse community, natural beauty and economic opportunities.

    This vision forms the foundation of the City's Strategic Community Plan, with each part of the vision represented as a specific community aspiration. To achieve these aspirations, clearly defined community outcomes have been identified. These outcomes further illustrate how the community would like the City of Kwinana to look in 10 years' time. 

  • The City of Kwinana has established a core set of organisational values, which help drive our decision-making and underpin our approach to service delivery. Our values are:

    • Make it fun
    • Trust and be trusted
    • Courage to act
    • Community First 

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