Benefits of working at Marion

The City of Marion is an employer of choice and we pride outselves in providing excellent conditions of employment.  

The Organisation

The City of Marion is recognised for its' innovative approach to addressing issues that benefit the community and its' excellent employment conditions.

Excellent employment conditions are summarised under the following headings:

People Friendly Practices

Some of the family friendly practices available to employees are:-

* Granting of these arrangements are subject to operational/business needs.  


Health and Wellbeing

Council provides support to ensure the health and wellbeing of employees:

Conditions of employment

The conditions of employment are in accordance with the following Awards:

In addition, employees also enjoy the benefits of Enterprise Bargaining Agreements.

Career Development Opportunities

Council has a commitment to provide developmental opportunities to all employees.  As part of this commitment, all vacancies, secondments and study/work experience opportunities are advertised internally. Other benefits include:

Staff Reward and Recognition

Staff are recognised and rewarded for years of service and achievements.

Organisational Structure

The elected Council consists of thirteen members comprising the Mayor and twelve Councillors.
Council policies and directions are implemented by the Council's employees under the direction of the Chief Executive Officer.  There are currently approximately 370 staff employed by the council in areas such as administration, libraries, community service, parks, construction, maintenance and similar activities.

Applications for Employment

All current vacancies are advertised on our website, however applications for employment with the City of Marion can be forwarded at any time. 

Please forward your resume and a cover letter stating the reason for your interest in working for the City of Marion and the type of position that you are interested in to: or mail to:

Human Resources 
City of Marion
PO Box 21
Oaklands Park SA 5046

Please ensure that your application contains your email and postal address and a telephone number on which you can be contacted during business hours.  We also require contact details of two recent work related referees.


T: +61 8375 6600 | E:
245 Sturt Road, SA 5047, Australia
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