Why work at PSC?

Our enterprise agreement

The Port Stephens Council Enterprise Agreement (2022-2025) governs our industrial relations legislation and the conditions of employment for our employees.

Port Stephens Council’s goal is to develop a high performing organisation that has a strong culture of ‘working together doing the right things the best way’. We have what you need.

Graph with benefits of working at PSC

We understand the importance of rewarding employees for their efforts. Our benefits are designed to take care of all of you – keeping you physically, emotionally, financially and socially healthy.

Some of the additional incentives we offer are:

  • Work/life balance – with a range of flexible work arrangements including flexitime (up to 15 days per year for full time employees and pro-rated for part time), rostered days off, 4 day weeks, 9 day fortnights, hybrid WFH arrangements.
  • Competitive pay and rewards – competitive and clear salary level and grading system and retention allowance paid every December.
  • Generous leave entitlements –up to 15 days personal leave, 2 days Community Volunteer Leave, Picnic Day and purchase up to 12 months of additional paid leave.
  • Parental leave – 12 weeks paid parental leave for the primary carer plus Federal Government Paid Parental Leave scheme.
  • Long service leave – qualify after just 5 years of service.
  • Ongoing personal and professional development – available during work hours, through career development, educational assistance, training and professional membership support.
  • Health and wellbeing – award winning health and wellbeing program PSCare, Workers Health Initiative with access to a broad range of gyms, health facilities and pools, Employee Assistance Program (EAP) offering counselling for you and your immediate family.
  • Discounted health insurance – through Medibank.
  • Free parking – Across all our sites.
  • Coffee and food – keep sustained at our on-site café in our Administration Building.