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Council is working for Victoria

Council is working for Victoria

Swan Hill Rural City Council will employ up to 54 new staff for up to six months as part of the State Government’s Working for Victoria initiative.

The $500 million Working for Victoria initiative is designed to support communities and contribute to the state’s ability to respond to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic by helping jobseekers find work and employers find those workers.

The initiative matches people who have lost their jobs due to the economic impacts of the pandemic with local councils.

Chief Executive Officer, John McLinden said Swan Hill Rural City Council is one of 28 councils participating in the program.

“We have funding to place 54 staff in various roles across the organisation including outdoor workers, cleaners, administration support and community services staff.

“This is an exciting and worthwhile initiative and we are pleased to be getting involved.

Mr McLinden said the 54 jobs being provided at Council will be for six months until February 2021.

“We have been given the opportunity to potentially have a positive impact on 54 families.

“We will be working quickly to prepare  to recruit and induct the temporary staff and ensure they have a positive experience and at the same time help Council to support the community during this difficult time”.

For more information on the Working for Victoria initiative and to register for job opportunities, visit www.vic.gov.au/workingforvictoria

What to do next:

If you are interested in applying to do some temporary work with Council please register with:
Altus Employment Services
Address: 153 Campbell Street, Swan Hill. Victoria 3585
Phone: (03) 5032 2933