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Conditions of Employment

Employment Conditions

We provide our employees with competitive and flexible employment conditions that include flexible and family friendly conditions, a variety of leave entitlements, learning development and study assistance.

The majority of staff at Tweed Shire Council are covered by the NSW Local Government (State) Award (916kB PDF).

Staff employed at Council's Aquatic Centres are covered by the Tweed Regional Aquatic Centres (TRAC) Enterprise Agreement 2016 (1.05mB PDF).

A summary of Council's conditions of employment are as follows:

Hours of Work
9 Day Fortnight
Annual Leave
Sick/Carer’s Leave
Long Service Leave
Parental Leave
Supporting Parent’s Leave/Concurrent Leave
Probationary Period
Flexible Work Options
Employee Assistance Program
Council Vehicles
Paid Emergency Services Leave
Office-based staff Special Christmas Leave
National Aboriginal and Islander Day Leave
Staff Discounts at Tweed Regional Aquatic Centres (TRAC)

Policies and Protocols

Tweed Shire Council’s policies and protocols help you gain a better understanding of how Council operates.

They reflect the Award conditions and entitlements, providing additional benefits, supporting our employees and providing a safe, unambiguous and enjoyable work environment.

Equal Employment Opportunity Protocol
Work Health and Safety Protocol
Code of Conduct Policy
Secondary Employment Policy
Drug and Alcohol Protocol
Vehicle Protocol
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