A family-oriented, safe working environment

Working for us

There are plenty of reasons why working for Foleys is a great idea. We've tried to list as many as we can below:

  • We are a progressive & innovative company that is constantly exploring opportunities for growth
  • We are 100% owned by staff & are continually providing opportunities for staff who wish to progress their career
  • We operate under a set of core values, that we really believe in
  • We organise & pay for monthly social events & also have an active social club who organise regular events for staff. Our social activities are fun, competitive, build camaraderie & make for good conversation at 'smoko time'
  • We pay all course costs for apprentices employed by us

WHAT FOLEYS CAN OFFER

  • A thorough induction process that makes new staff feel welcome & supported
  • A varied & interesting range of work
  • A career path that suits you.  Being a large firm there are plenty of opportunities for staff that wish to progress into other areas of the business.
  • Competitive pay rates
  • A fully-funded opportunity every year for a staff member to attend Outward Bound

A SAFE WORKING ENVIRONMENT

We have a tertiary accreditation for ACC ensuring we provide a safe working environment for our employees, both on & off the premises. We also hold regular health & safety training sessions.

OUR TEAM

We believe that length of service is a great indication of loyalty, so we're very proud that nearly 20% of our team have been with us for more than 10 years. 

Length of service Number of staff 
10 years 17
15 years 5
20 years 1
25 years 3
30 years 2
35 years 3
40+ years 1

EMPLOYEE SURVEY RESULTS

At the end of 2016, we asked all our employees what they thought about the company & working for us. Here is a summary of the results:

What do our staff enjoy most?  The people, the work, their team, the working conditions, our company reputation, our culture & values, opportunities & health, safety & wellbeing.

  • 89% of our staff would recommend Foleys as a good place to work
  • 93% agreed that being family-oriented is an important value
  • 93% agreed that we work hard to provide a safe working environment

"We believe that we are only as good as our employees and to keep good employees you need to pay well, give them feedback, provide a safe working environment and have fun." - Craig Foley, Director.