Working at Ampol:

Ampol Limited is an Australian owned petroleum company with headquarters in Sydney. Ampol own and operate the largest network of petrol stations in the country. They also import, refine and sell fuel products.  Ampol employees over 400 staff at its head office and over 7,000 staff in total.


Oil & Gas

Employees (Aus)

1001 – 10,000

Equality & Benefits at Ampol Limited

Not known

% Women employees

12 weeks

Paid parental leave (additional to govt. leave)


Key management roles held by women

2 weeks

Paid secondary carers leave offered

**Above data sourced from company’s own website and GradAustralia 

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Ampol’s Scorecard

A list of the local awards and recognition the company has achieved for gender equality and workplace culture initiatives.


Not a WEGA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality  The Workplace Gender Equality Agency awards a Employer of Choice for Gender Equality (EOCGE) citation. It is a voluntary leading-practice recognition program designed to encourage, recognise and promote organisations' active commitment to achieving gender equality in Australian workplaces.


Not a WEGA Pay Equity Ambassador  Workplace Gender Equality Agency Pay Equity Ambassador organisations must have: undertaken a pay gap analysis of its workforce in the last two years, taken action on the results, reported pay equity metrics to the executive and board, and communicated their pay equity initiatives to their employees.

Employee Ratings

Scores for Ampol are based on 16 ratings*

Overall Job Satisfaction (out of 5)



believe women are treated equally to men

Equal Opportunities

We asked current or past employees to give Ampol a rating out of 5 stars for equality. The data displays how satisfied reviewers are with equality of leadership opportunities and pay.

We also asked how equally they believe all employees are treated regardless of differences inc. gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, age etc.

  • Representation of women in leadership – 2 (out of 5) 40% 40%
  • satisfaction with pay – 3 60% 60%
  • employees treated equally regardless of difference – 3 60% 60%
  • CEO supports gender equality – 4 80% 80%


We asked employees to give Ampol a rating out of 5 stars for the level of flexibility offered for work scheduling, hours and location. We also measured support for paid time off, including annual leave, personal leave and sick days.

  • support for Flexible work – 2 (out of 5)
  • ability to work remotely – 2
  • ability to work part time or compressed days – 1
  • ability to take paid time off work – 3


We asked employees to give Ampol a rating out of 5 stars for their policies and practises that support parents and families. 

  • Parental leave policy & practises – 3 (out of 5)
  • support for taking parental leave – 3
  • support given to parents & carers – 2

Development & Enrichment

We asked employees to give them a rating out of 5 stars for the support they received for their learning & development, mentorship and wellbeing at work. We also asked how supported they feel by management.

  • Learning & Development Opportunities – 3 (out of 5)
  • formal & informal mentoring – 2
  • supportive management – 2
  • wellbeing initiatives – 2


We asked employees to give Ampol a rating out of 5 stars for how respectful and inclusive the culture is.  We measured how responsive Ampol are to issues raised and how equally all employees are treated at the company. Finally, we measured how comfortable reviewers felt to bring their ‘whole self’ to work and be accepted.

  • respectful & inclusive colleagues – 4 (out of 5)
  • employer responsiveness to discrimination – 5
  • equity, diversity & inclusion initiatives – 3
  • sense of belonging – 2

*Above data was crowdsourced from community surveys and as such is anecdotal

Employee Reviews

We encourage women to leave anonymous reviews of their experiences at Ampol. These are individual opinions and personal stories, that may provide insight into what it’s really like to work at the company, however they have not been verified.

“Get what you want set up right at the beginning or else it’s too difficult to change down the track.  A traditionally fuel sales business is predominantly male oriented, they try and bring more women in but there’s still a lot of bias and resistance from people who’ve been there for 20 years.”

Overall Job Satisfaction: 2 /5 

Do you believe women and men are treated equally?


What’s unequal?

Pay, Development Opportunities, Promotion, Performance Reviews, Hiring.” 

One thing your employer can improve: 

More flexibility, Improved work-life balance

Would you recommend Ampol to other women? 

“Maybe. The location in Alexandria is pretty average. It’s a neighbourhood that’s developing but right now it’s dirty and a bit unfriendly at night. It has non of the ease and interest as does working in the CBD.

If you’re an average person … there’s a push for returning to the office that’s uncomfortable and unnecessary.”

Position / Department:

Not Published

Unsatisfied Anonymous Reviewer

Mid Level, Posted 2022

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