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How does CSIRO create a diverse and equitable workplace?
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Flexible working

Flexible working

Find out how you can work flexibly at CSIRO.
Career development

Career development

Learn how CSIRO will invest in your personal growth.
Inclusive & anti-discriminatory culture

Inclusive & anti-discriminatory culture

Check out how CSIRO fosters a positive working culture.
Shared caring responsibility

Shared caring responsibility

See your leave entitlements as a parent and/or carer at CSIRO.
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Diversity, equity, and inclusion at CSIRO

As a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, CSIRO is committed to ensuring all their employees can thrive. Check out the strategies they have in place across our 10 key standards for driving equity in the workplace.

Flexible working arrangements

This standard focuses on the way organizations step outside traditional '9 - 5' structures to ensure every employee can deliver their best, regardless of their personal circumstances.

Strategies in place at CSIRO
StrategyFormalized policy related to flexible working arrangements in place
StrategyFlexible work options offered:
Flexibility typeAvailability
Compressed working weekAll employees
Flexible start and finish timesAll employees
Job sharing arrangementsAll employees
Part-time contractsAll employees
Time-off in lieu of overtimeAll employees
Work from anywhere (remote working) optionsAll employees
Work from anywhere (remote working) permanentlyRole / team dependent
StrategyPaid holiday, vacation or annual leave in the first 12-months:
StrategyFully paid personal sick and carer's leave in the first 12-months:
StrategyOpen to candidates discussing flexible working arrangements during an interview
StrategyOperational set up:
Multiple office locations
StrategyFully paid community service leave in the first 12-months:
StrategyUnpaid leave options:
All employees
A message from CSIROFour days miscellaneous leave for family and personal obligations (such as participation in unpaid voluntary and/or community work and cultural or religious obligations), emergencies and leave during annual shut down.
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Many of CSIRO's innovations were once considered impossible.

Fast WiFi, Aerogard insect repellent and the plastic Australian banknote, to name a few.

Until someone, just like you, joined us and took on the challenge.

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