Why work at Waverley?

Waverley Council is a leading and innovative Council located between the city and the sea in Sydney's Eastern Suburbs. Not only does Council offer a diverse range of career opportunities, but there are also a number of great reasons to work for Waverley:


  • 35 to 38 hours working week
  • Flexible start and finish times
  • Full time, part time, casual employment and job share
  • Flexi time and rostered days off for most staff
  • Provisions for working from home

Professional development

  • Career development plans
  • An annual development program with an excellent range of courses on offer
  • Mentoring and coaching programs
  • Studies assistance program

Family friendly

  • 18 weeks paid maternity leave
  • Bereavement and carers leave
  • 8 places a year for early education and care

Rewards and acknowledgement

  • Long service leave after five years of continuous service
  • A Staff Awards program to recognise the achievements and efforts of staff across Council

Health and wellbeing

  • Sessions in work/life balance
  • Health assessments
  • Diet and health information
  • Tips and workshops from trainers
  • Pilates classes (on site)
  • Yoga classes
  • Gym membership discounts
  • Social club
  • Employee Assistance Program

Environmentally friendly

  • Waverley is a Green Council, with our own Green Team and internal environmental initiatives
  • Salary packaging of travel cards for easier and cheaper use of public transport
  • A range of free sustainability workshops and events each year