Benefits for employees

At the City of Adelaide, we are a unique team of people who work together to create extraordinary experiences across our city.

Our people are our greatest asset. Our focus is on achieving great outcomes while empowering our people and offering them flexibility in the way they achieve them.

We create an environment where our people thrive and acknowledge the value of wellbeing and balance in our personal and professional lives, that’s why we have a range of benefits available to our employees:


Enabling you to reach your potential and learn and grow with our city and community.

  • Induction and onboarding program
  • Learning and development program
  • Leadership development initiatives
  • Study assistance - known as the CityEd program
  • Career development opportunities
  • Recognition program


Providing an environment that values your wellbeing, work-life balance and flexibility.

  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Range of health and wellbeing offerings (includes annual vaccinations, skin checks, health checks)
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • On-site gyms and chill-out areas
  • Rostered days off (RDOs) for some areas
  • Paid parental leave and paternity/partner leave option
  • Social Club
  • Income Protection and Journey Insurance options
  • City of Adelaide business discounts (includes Adelaide Aquatic Centre, North Adelaide Golf Course, Green Waste and Archives)
  • Salary Sacrificing options including superannuation and Novated Car Leasing (through Maxxia)
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