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Position Vacant | Human Resources Officer


Positions Vacant

Position Vacant | Human Resources Officer

Closing Date: until filled

Salary Range: Competitive

Position Type: Full time

The Role:

This challenging hands-on role covers all aspects of HR and administers key HR processes. Central to the role is the coordination of recruitment of local, trades and other position vacancies.

Key responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and support return to work planning and initiatives.
  • End to end recruitment activities.
  • Preparing employment contracts, variations, separations and other HR documentation.
  • Maintain best practice records management of all HR related documents.
  • Provide advice to Council employees on matters relating to HR policies, systems and processes.
  • Travel and entitlement checking and processing.
  • Continuous improvement of HR processes.
  • Support HR Manager in sourcing and reporting on key HR metrics, legislative and other research, and administration.

Skills and experience

Our ideal candidate will possess the following:

  • Experience in a similar generalist HR role.
  • Ability to work in a hands-on role with a high level of attention to detail. Not afraid of getting in and tackling administrative improvements.
  • High level of ethics, confidentiality, and ability to exercise discretion.
  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, and customer service skills are essential and previous experience working in a local government will be highly regarded but not essential.
  • Qualifications in HR or a related discipline would be an advantage.

Benefits and perks

We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary package
  • 6 weeks annual leave
  • 2 return flights per year to either Townsville, Mount Isa or Cairns.
  • Subsidised housing and relocation
  • 12% contribution to superannuation.

To apply, please forward a cover letter addressing the job criteria and your CV to hr@mornington.qld.gov.au or online via Seek HERE.

Download position description here

For further information regarding the role, please contact:


Phone: 0408 483 537

Email:  hr@mornington.qld.gov.au

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