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Castle Hill

Reference: 4771457

  • Norwest Business Park Location
  • Fast Paced Team
  • Attractive Remuneration

An opportunity exists for a motivated and energetic staff member to join the HR and Wellbeing Team.

The Hills Shire Council is customer focused, performance driven and one of the most financially stable councils in NSW. We encourage innovation and continuous improvement to deliver quality services and infrastructure to our community.

We are seeking an enthusiastic and experienced Local Government and HR professional to partner with Business Units and Business Unit Managers to ensure our workforce is engaged and productive. The HR & Wellbeing Business Partner will influence and negotiate with stakeholders to implement effective HR, WHS and Wellbeing policies and practices to support effective business performance.

The successful candidate will thrive under pressure and challenge, have a flexible and adaptable approach to their work and share our team's commitment to providing value to our customers, approaching tasks enthusiastically and working together as a team.

The successful candidate will have:

  • Essential - bachelor Degree in Human Resources/Employee Relations/Industrial Relations or 5+ years' experience in HR
  • Desirable - Certificate IV in WHS or 1-2years experience in Work Health and Safety
  • Strong knowledge of NSW Local Government State Award and other relevant legislation
  • Ability to navigate a political environment
  • Ability to contribute constructively in a team environment
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise

This is a permanent full-time role (35 hours per week) Position No. S0946
Salary Range: $97,701 - $102,654 pa + Superannuation

Please submit your application online at by 5pm Monday 22 July 2019. For further information please refer to the Role Statement. This is a readvertised position, previous applicants need not apply.

Preferred candidates for this position will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical including a drug and alcohol screening, criminal history check and psychometric assessment.

Council is committed to providing a safe, accessible and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.

Recruitment Agencies: The Hills Shire Council does recruitment in-house and therefore does not accept unsolicited resumes or appreciate unsolicited calls from recruitment agencies.

Applications Close: 22 Jul 2019