Rous County Council
People and Culture Business Partner (term contract until 31-12-2025)

Posted: 17 May
Closes: 30 May
Lismore, New South Wales


An exciting opportunity is now available to join our People and Culture Team. Partner with a business that embraces change and innovation. In this role whilst working for Rous, you will make a difference to our values based organisation.

About Rous County Council

Rous County Council in located in the heart of the Northern Rivers with an operational footprint covering over 3,000km2. As a County Council, we are responsible for providing three specific functions; Bulk Water Supply, Weed Biosecurity and Flood Mitigation.

Our value proposition to you:

  • A progressive and innovative organisation
  • Supportive growth through learning and development
  • EAP and Health and Wellbeing program
  • Fitness passport
  • Flexible working arrangements that are imbedded in our culture supporting work/life balance
  • 70 hour 9-day fortnight

Your value proposition to us:

  • Working collaboratively and inclusively is your style
  • Be at the heart of building a workplace where everyone feels valued and empowered to succeed
  • Be known for your excellent interpersonal and communication skills

Your average workday will be kept busy by: 

  • Advising and supporting managers and employees across a range of People and Culture related programs
  • Influencing managers and leaders to promote, and employees to understand, the significance of workforce management strategies and positive organisational culture
  • Applying your knowledge of legislation, industrial awards, agreements and instruments to support the organisation
  • Analysing and interpreting workforce data to determine workforce strategy impacts
  • Performing the role of Return to Work Coordinator and undertaking all aspects of the workers compensation claims process

Are you ready to catapult your career?

For further information about the position, view the position description or visit our Careers page.

Note: Location subject to change as Council prepares to relocate to new premises at Gallans Rd, Ballina NSW 2478 in 2025.

Applications close 11:59pm Wednesday 29th May 2024

Applicants may be shortlisted as applications are received.

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.