Employee Benefits
While very important, competitive remuneration forms only one part of the whole employment package. Terms and conditions complete the picture, providing a range of benefits to employees. Below, read just some examples of the employee benefits offered at Alcoa.

  • Competitive remuneration packages.
  • 14% superannuation.
  • Performance pay program.
  • Incentive compensation program.

Salary sacrifice options for:

  • Voluntary superannuation.
  • Novated lease vehicle.

Financial Assistance:

  • Reasonable child care expenses covered when travelling on business.
  • Financial assistance for boarding schooling costs incurred by Alcoans working in remote areas.
  • Private health insurance at corporate rates.

Opportunities for:

  • Global and interstate work.
  • Workplace volunteering and financial support to the community groups our employees volunteer with.

Employee Programs:

  • Alcoa Employee Share Scheme (share purchase program).
  • Employee Suggestion Scheme with financial rewards.
  • Free of charge Employee Assistance Program, run by health professionals for employees and their families.
  • Employee recognition programs.
  • Access to wellness programs.

Training & Development:

  • Study assistance policies.
  • Time-off and financial support for approved educational courses (Education Tuition Aid Policy).
  • Memberships to professional institutes.
  • Access to leadership development support.
  • Strong performance management system.
  • Mentoring and career development programs.


  • Generous leave entitlements.
  • Leisure days off in addition to annual leave.

Work/ Life Blend:

  • Family friendly, work/ life balance policies.
  • 16 weeks paid maternity leave.
  • 1 week paid paternity leave.
  • Flexible working hours by agreement (including part-time and job share opportunities).
  • Access to employee operated social clubs and benefits.
  • Excellent shift rosters.

Professional Networks:

  • Professional development and mentoring for women through the Alcoa Women’s Network. 
  • Supporting gay, lesbian and transgender equality in the workplace through EAGLE (Employees at Alcoa for Gay and Lesbian Equality).
  • A Maternity Network, at some sites, offering informal networking and business updates to women on maternity leave.
  • One-day parental leave program offered prior to maternity leave.
  • A partnership with Kommercial (an organisation providing work for people with a disability) to employ people with disabilities at our Point Henry operations in Victoria.


  • Personal accident insurance.
  • Onsite medical professionals.
  • Strong human resource policies aligned with Alcoa’s values.

Please note: Some of the above mentioned benefits are not applicable to all job roles.

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