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Why work at Knox

Knox City Council is a diverse and inclusive workplace, and we'd love you to be a part of it. Our recruitment is a positive and barrier-free process, open to anyone in the community.

About Knox

Making a difference to others and our community is at the heart of everything we do at Knox.

Our vision, purpose and values shape our work culture. It guides the way we interact, lead and collaborate for shared success.

Our values

Our values are the foundations of our culture at Knox. They represent what we stand for, guide our choices and inspire us to bring our whole selves to work. 

Our values are:

  • Make a difference daily
  • Inspire and facilitate success
  • Think big, act bold
  • Do what is right (not what is easy)

Work flexibility

At Knox, we're committed to flexible work to help you achieve a balance between work and life. Some benefits include:

  • a variety of leave options
  • accrued or rostered days off
  • working from home
  • 5 weeks of COVID leave (pro-rata) for temporary and permanent Knox staff to help manage during the pandemic

Learning and development

Knox offers many opportunities for learning and development. Some of these include:

  • support towards further study
  • a dedicated approach to achieving career goals, development and aspirations
  • secondment opportunities

Health and wellbeing

We're committed to helping our employees stay healthy in body and mind.

We offer a range of programs to support the different wellbeing needs of our employees.

We also offer an Employee Assistance Program. This is a voluntary and confidential service for all Knox employees and their families. The Program helps with personal or professional issues that affect personal well-being or work performance.

Equal opportunity employer

Knox City Council is an equal opportunity employer. We commit to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to tell us at the time of application.

Thrive: Our Future Ready Knox Strategy

We are reimagining the future of work and adapting how we lead the way.

We want to harness our skillsets and mindsets, grow together and bring our whole selves to work.

Our Thrive: Future Ready Knox Strategy supports the way we remain purposeful for our residents, our community and our city.

It includes 4 strategic priorities:

  • Adaptive future – to be an adaptable, resilient and sustainable workplace
  • Evolving culture – to be an agile workplace that trusts that our leaders and people will bring out the best in each other
  • Flexible workplace – to be an inclusive and connected workplace that supports new ways of working, thinking and learning
  • Thriving people – supporting our diverse and capable workforce to grow personally and professionally

Current jobs at Knox City Council

Find out what roles are currently available at Knox City Council.

View jobs at Knox

Best of luck with your application!

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Each role will have a contact person listed. Please contact them directly if you have any questions.

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