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Swan Hill Rural City Council

Providing over 100 essential services to our community, Swan Hill Rural City Council offers a wide range of job opportunities throughout a diverse and culturally rich municipality.

Swan Hill Rural City Council employs around 300 staff in Swan Hill, Robinvale, Lake Boga, Nyah West and Manangatang and provides over 100 essential services to our community.

Our organisation is committed to career development and offers regular internal training programs, mentoring and leadership programs, and subsidised higher education and study leave.

Our employees also enjoy an active social club, staff events and corporate wellness programs like subsidised gym memberships and free medical and skin cancer checks.

Our Council is committed to helping our employees achieve balance between their family needs, their life outside our doors and their work commitments with Council. Some of the ways we help achieve this work/life balance is through:

  • Paid parental and adoption leave
  • Four weeks annual leave
  • 12 days sick leave
  • Annual leave loading paid at 17.5 per cent
  • Long service leave after seven years
  • Flexible work arrangements like work from home, and flexibility in hours and days of work
  • Additional compassionate and carer’s leave
  • 48/52 model of employment
  • Salary packaging options including superannuation salary sacrifice


Our organisation is responsible for services including:

  • waste management
  • roads, footpaths and recreational facilities
  • youth and children’s services
  • aged care and disability support
  • arts and culture
  • economic and community development
  • enforcing statutory and environmental regulations

In addition, we also manage the following community facilities:

  • Swan Hill Region Information Centre
  • Swan Hill Regional Library and mobile library
  • Maternal Child and Health Centres
  • Swan Hill Regional Art Gallery
  • The Pioneer Settlement
  • Swan Hill Town Hall and Robinvale Community Centre
  • Swan Hill Regional Livestock Exchange
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