AlburyCity wins Employer of Choice Award

06 October 2015

AlburyCity has won the Employer of Choice Award at the Murray-Riverina Regional Business Chamber Awards.

AlburyCity is now a finalist in the NSW Business Chamber State Awards, which will be held in Sydney at the end of November.

General Manager Frank Zaknich said: "This is a fantastic outcome with some amazing regional businesses also nominated as finalists and clearly reflects the people and community focus of the diverse and complex business that we operate.

"The recent presentation of MAMA - the Murray Art Museum Albury - to the community, with national acclaim last week, is a clear example of how working together we can make amazing things happen.

"I thank our dynamic team at AlburyCity for their hard work and dedication to our community."

The regional awards were held at the Albury Entertainment Centre on Friday night and are run by the Murray-Riverina NSW Business Chamber to celebrate business success across the region.

AlburyCity was named Employer of Choice for its commitment to providing a stimulating and supportive workplace.

Mr Zaknich said: "AlburyCity has a diverse workforce that delivers a complex range of services and we are an employer of choice because of our commitment to our people through our values, great working conditions, an innovative Health and Wellbeing Program, a fantastic trainee program and leadership, skill and career development opportunities.

"We live our vision of being vibrant, rewarding and community-focussed."

AlburyCity Mayor Henk van de Ven said: "Congratulations to all Council staff involved, and to the organisation for transforming itself from a Local Goverment body to an Employer of Choice.

"It was great to see three other Albury businesses win awards. I congratulate Australian Target Systems, Johnsons MME and Border Pathology on their respective awards."

The other nominated employers in the Employer of Choice category were: Commins Hendriks, Wagga Wagga, Pinnacle HPC, Griffith, Taskers Garage, Deniliquin, Johnsons MME, Albury, Flavourtech, Griffith, and Norske Skog Paper Mills (Australia), Albury.