Staff are employed under the Queensland Local Government Industry Award.
HUMAN RESOURCE POLICIES
Equal Employment Opportunity
Mount Isa City Council is, and always has been, an equal opportunity employer and strives to to employ and promote the best qualified person. It is the Council's policy to ensure equal opportunity in all aspects of employment.
Council is committed to the principle of equal opportunity for all employees, ensuring that employees are selected, promoted and treated on the basis of their individual talents and capabilities to perform nominated tasks.
Staff Training & Professional Development
Mount Isa City Council is committed to provide training to all of its staff in order to improve work skills and safety knowledge and will provide all necessary resources for employees to undertake such training.
Mount Isa City Council has a commitment to the youth of Mount Isa and as part of this commitment have adopted a scholarship policy to assist Mount Isa Youths with gaining tertiary qualifications to benefit both themselves and their community.
For more details, please see the Mount Isa City Council Staff Training & Development Policy.
WORK HEALTH AND SAFETY
Mount Isa City Council is committed to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of Work Health & Safety in all its operations. The Council accepts its responsibility to provide the support and direction to achieve this commitment.
The Council considers Work Health and Safety an integral part of everyday operations, and is committed to achieving and maintaining the highest possible standards of Work Health & Safety for all employees, contractors, visitors, and the Mount Isa community.
Council employs a full time Work Health & Safety Officer, and has a Work Health & Safety Committee, who work together maintain and, if necessary improve, safety standards within the workplace.
Council employees have a fundamental duty to themselves, their fellow workers, and to the Council to adopt and maintain the highest possible standard of care in all of their work activities.