Sunday, May 26, 2024

Bass Coast council welcomes six new trainees

Bass Coast Shire Council has welcomed six new trainees, with each to undertake a 12-month traineeship.

In their work they will be contributing to important projects within our community, gaining valuable experience for their own careers and strengthening the future labour force for Bass Coast, Council said in a statement.

The new trainees (pictured) will work with a range of Council teams:

  • Emlyn Blackman – Arts, Culture & Heritage team.
  • Ruby McGillivray – People & Culture team.
  • Zara Mazzei – Building Services team.
  • Matthew Keitley – Information Technology team.
  • Emma Longden – Arts, Culture & Heritage team.
  • Julia Munro – Tourism & Business Development team.

The trainees will be supported in their development by Westvic Staffing Solutions, with Bass Coast Shire Council acting as their host employer.

As well as working with their respective teams, over the course of the next 12 months the Trainees will also study a qualification relevant to their traineeship.

“It is a successful partnership between Bass Coast Shire Council and Westvic Staffing Solutions, with supervisors and teams actively supporting this valuable pathway for upskilling individuals in our community,” said Council CEO, Greg Box.

“The trainees have already integrated well into their roles, showcasing enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn and contribute to the work of the Council.

“I’d really encourage any businesses in the region to make contact with Westvic Staffing Solutions and see how they can also support a trainee in the workplace,” he said.

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