Why work with us

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The City of Swan is committed to finding the right people and creating a great place to work. We offer our employees real careers, real impact, and real rewards.




Real careers

  • Study assistance program
  • Significant career progression opportunities
  • Ability to earn recognised qualifications (Certificate IV in Business and Diploma in Project Management)
  • Flexible working arrangements including rostered day off system
  • Nine day fortnights
  • Work from home options
  • Graduate and undergraduate opportunities
  • Additional paid parental leave
  • Defence Force leave

Real impact

The City of Swan is a respected and diverse local government with real community connections. The City keeps things interesting with new projects, roles and training opportunities.

Real rewards

  • Competitive salaries and salary sacrifice options
  • Above average super benefits
  • Employee Assistance Program (free counselling)
  • TravelSmart travel allowance for cycling or taking public transport to and from work
  • Induction with safety component
  • Reward and recognition program
  • Social Club
  • Four weeks annual leave + two days extra leave (to celebrate New Years Day and Easter)
  • Long service leave of 13 weeks (or 26 weeks at half pay) after 10 years of continuous service
  • Employee health and wellbeing programs (the City is recognised as a healthier workplace: view our health and wellbeing achievements)
  • Flu shots, hearing and eye tests, skin cancer checks and free health assessments
  • Discounts at Swan Park Leisure Centre, Altone Park Leisure Centre and Ballajura Aquatic Centre.