Careers at Council

Human Resources

A Human Resources career in Local Government provides challenge, variety and the opportunity to grow skills for the future.

Supporting and developing staff in councils of varying sizes, your work is essential to ensuring our people remain at the heart of everything we do. 

What we do:

  • Industrial/employee relations
  • Work health and safety (WHS)
  • Learning and development
  • Organisational development
  • Workforce planning
  • Remuneration and payroll

Types of Roles:

Executive Manager
Manager Human Resources

Group Manager People and Culture

Organisational Development Manager

Human Resources Officer

Learning and Development Officer


Recruitment Officer Manager

People and Culture Officer

Workplace Health and Safety Advisor

Qualification requirements:

Tertiary qualifications in Human Resources, Industrial Relations or Organisational Development are usually required for HR roles.

Vocational education and training (VET) qualifications relevant for entry-level positions and training and development roles include:

  • Certificate IV in Human Resources
  • Diploma of Human Resources Management
  • Advanced Diploma of Management (Human Resources)
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

Some current Human Resources vacancies

For more job vacancies, visit Jobs

The Universities Admission Centre

For more information about university courses visit The Universities Admission Centre.

My Skills

For more information about VET courses and training providers visit My Skills.