North East Victorian Regional Waste Management Group
HUMAN RESOURCE POLICY AND PROCEDURES
Revision No. 2
Revision Date 1st May 2007
Adoption Date 10th May 2007
Table of contents
1 Introduction 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 2 3 Our Vision Our Mission Our Objectives Your role 1 1 1 1 2 2 3 3 3 3 4 6 6 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9 9 10 10 10 10 11 12 12
Recruitment and selection Harassment and discrimination 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 3.6 NevRwaste commitment Application of this Policy What is discrimination? What is harassment? Victimisation Complaints Resolution Process
Electronic Mail 4.1 4.2 4.3 Appropriate use of electronic mail Receipt of Messages Record sizes
In implementing regional strategies, NevRwaste relies on a range of internal and external human resources. This document shall be read in conjunction with the Regional Waste Management Group Agreement 2005 and any revisions subsequent to that agreement.
Our Vision “Our community practicing more efficient use of materials in their lifestyles and activities.”
Our Mission “Work with our community to instil a growing awareness, capacity and passion for materials efficiency in their lifestyles and activities.”
Our Objectives “Regional waste management planning meeting the needs, expectations, and aspirations of the community” “Our community having supportive infrastructure and management systems aligned to their needs” “Our community having extensive knowledge of waste wise practices” “Members having improved capacity to understand and implement Best Practice in waste management programs and education” “Effective, well coordinated community participation in waste wise education and infrastructure programs” “NevRwaste undertaking robust assessment and analysis of waste wise programs” “NevRwaste facilitating the collection, collation and dissemination of accurate data related to waste management”
Your role The Group is committed to providing a working environment that recognises that you, as an employee, are vital to the achievement of its objectives. The Group regards its employees as its most vital resource. These Human Resources (HR) Policies and Procedures contain general information describing the Group’s policies, our philosophies and work practices. These policies will be implemented with a spirit of goodwill. In some areas it has not been practical to include complex details. If you have any questions about any aspect of the Group’s HR Policies and Procedures, please do not hesitate to ask the Chairperson or the Executive Officer (EO). To use these HR policies and procedures effectively you need to be familiar with their contents. Any change to the contents of these HR policies and procedures will be brought to your attention through the regular issuing of updated pages. You should also be aware of the Code of Conduct for the Victorian Public Sector. This document also provides you with information on the Group’s policies and procedures in the workplace, and is attached to the Group’s Charter of Corporate Governance.
Recruitment and selection The policy and procedures for employee recruitment and selection for the Group are established to facilitate the achievement of our objectives by hiring the best suited applicants for available positions, making the best use of their abilities and providing job satisfaction whilst reinforcing our commitment to Equal Employment Opportunity. To promote Equal Employment Opportunity in recruitment, the best, suitably qualified applicant will be chosen. This means that the best applicant will be chosen regardless of:
race, national/ethnic/social origin...