Staff recognised for years of service

Published on 16 September 2015

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A number of Northern Grampians Shire Council staff have been recognised for their years of service recently.

In the past 12 months, five staff have reached their 30 years of service milestone, one reached 25 years, and five more completed their fifteenth year at Council.

Mayor Cr Murray Emerson said the amount of staff reaching these big service milestones was testament to the culture at Council.

“We pride ourselves on being an innovative, forward-thinking Council and some of the opportunities we can provide as a result of that are really exciting,” Cr Emerson said.

“The staff that work for Northern Grampians are committed and passionate about their jobs and it really shows in their achievements.”

“On behalf of Council, I’d like to thank all staff receiving their milestone recognitions in 2015 for their hard work and dedication to our organisation. It is highly valued and very much appreciated,” he said.

Staff milestones in 2015 are as follows:

30 years of service

Maria Blake – Records Coordinator

Kevin Rickard – Parks and Gardens Coordinator

John Kindred – Building Projects Officer

Ray Pulley – Maintenance Operator (Stawell)

Peter McSwain – Maintenance Operator (St Arnaud)

25 years of service

Judy Cashin – Direct Care Worker

20 years of service

Pauline Coates – Assessment and Service Coordinator (St Arnaud)

15 years of service

Coleen Hay – VIC Coordinator

Sarah Parker – Customer Service Officer

Kathleen Lyon – School Crossing Supervisor

Pauline McIntyre – Nurse Immuniser

Julie Baxendale – Property and Revenue Coordinator

PHOTO: St Arnaud’s Pauline Coates is pictured receiving her 20 years of service certificate from Mayor Cr Murray Emerson.