Our employees are considered our greatest asset so you'll get assistance and support for your career.
Summerland is flexible to the needs of our employees and our fun, friendly work atmosphere helps to build team spirit.
Why you'll love our Summerland region
You'll enjoy the beautiful location with loads of things to do for all ages including amazing National Parks, delightful towns & villages, a variety of wonderful restaurants, thriving visual and performing arts communities and plenty of markets & festivals, all along a spectacular coastline and picturesque hinterland.
Summerland's Community focus – we support the region that supports us by assisting charities, sporting clubs and educational facilities. Our staff are encouraged to be involved in the community in which they live.
Beside the statutory benefits outlined in the award and industrial legislation, Summerland also provides:
Staff Conference Day - each year we hold a conference day for all employees with guest speakers and fun activities
Above award wages
Employee Assistance Program – Summerland offers professional, confidential counselling assistance for employees and their immediate family. Your well being is looked after, both personally and in the workplace
Subsidised health programs
Flexible Working Arrangements such as part time employment, including return from maternity leave and part time hours leading up to retirement
Applications for career breaks of up to twelve months unpaid leave for things such as; study, travel and personal development can be submitted
Concessional Interest Rates
Certain fee exemptions
A Uniform Allowance
Incentive Wage Scheme
If you're excited about the possibility of joining our team, then we want to hear from you!
At Summerland, you will not just be doing a job, you can also build a career path.
We are committed to providing learning and development opportunities that allow our staff to develop skills and knowledge they need to perform with confidence in their job to the highest possible standard.
We also believe in supporting our team leaders and have devoted efforts to developing people management skills for staff with leadership and coaching responsibilities.
We offer, not only plenty of face-to-face learning, but also a comprehensive ongoing learning environment focusing on:
Induction and orientation
Products and systems
Leadership and management
Our staff are afforded opportunity to study as new entrant and existing worker trainees and to undertake higher education studies in their chosen field.
The following Q and A will help fill you in about the job selection process.
Applicants who are successful in obtaining a position will subsequently be provided with the appropriate training on the job.
Summerland Credit Union is an equal employment opportunity employer.
What is the Recruitment Process?
The steps toward joining us will be:
An interview of selected applicants with the selection panel
Will I be advised about my application?
Your application will be assessed by the selection panel who'll decide whether you have provided the necessary information, and that you meet all the essential criteria. If your application is not considered competitive, we'll write to you and advise you as soon as possible after the closing date.
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by phone to arrange an interview. If you have any special requirements to enable you to attend the interview, (eg building access, communication assistance) please let us know when you are contacted, so that arrangements may be made.
What will happen at the interview?
At the interview you will be asked questions relating to the selection criteria, the functions of the position and your skills, knowledge and experience. You'll also be given an opportunity to ask questions about the position or add any further information.
Testing may also be carried out after the interview process.
Do I have to provide referees?
To assist with your application, you should provide the names and telephone numbers of two people who may be contacted about your application. It's advisable to include previous work supervisors or colleagues as both referees, as the referees will be asked to provide information on your past employment and work performance, relevant to the selection criteria for the position.
This information is confidential to the people involved in the assessment of your application.