Human Resources Officer

$66,852 - $74,206 yearly
  • Maitland City Council
  • Maitland Skate Park, 285-287 High Street, Maitland NSW 2320, Australia
  • Dec 28, 2020
Contractor/Temp Human Resources and Recruitment

Job Description

1 x 12 month term contract

1 x 6 month term contract

The Opportunity

Due to development opportunities within the HR team we currently have two temporary full-time opportunities available! We are seeking two temporary Human Resources Officers to join our team.

In this role you will partner with our Human Resources Business Partners to deliver generalist Human Resources services across Council. As one of our Human Resources Officers you will be responsible for coordinating end to end recruitment and selection, organising corporate training, facilitating staff inductions & employee onboarding/offboarding, and general HR administration. In collaboration with the Business Partner you will provide advice to management and staff in regards to the interpretation of Council’s industrial instruments, assist with the delivery of policies and protocols and undertake a range of administrative tasks.

About you

To hit the ground running as our HR Officer you will possess a Diploma in Human Resources and/or relevant knowledge and experience in the Human Resources space. You will have demonstrated experience in recruitment, training, and/or generalist Human Resources services. To achieve success in this role you will be highly organised, possess excellent communication skills and have an ability to develop strong relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders quickly.


These are temporary full-time roles for a period of six months and twelve-months. Both positions will work 35 hours per week and attract a salary of $66,852 - $74,206 per year + 9.5% p.a. super, based on demonstrated skills and experience. You will also be eligible to participate in Council’s Roster Day Off (RDO) scheme.

Council also offers a range of other benefits for its employees including supporting the balance between work and life, access to our Healthy Employee Program (HEP): including reduced gym memberships and $125 per calendar year rebate for health and wellbeing activities, training and development and more.

To Apply

To apply for this opportunity please click ‘Apply Now’ and submit your resume and cover letter. In your application for this role you will be required to state your preference of term contract length (six or twelve months) and answer three targeted questions, with each response limited to 300 words (please note you are not required to address the essential criteria in addition to the targeted questions).


If after reading the role charter you have any questions please contact the Human Resources team on 02 4934 9749.

Applications close: Sunday 10 January 2021

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing). Council also completes a range of other pre-employment checks which may include reference checks, psychometric testing or a criminal history check. For more information about the recruitment process, visit our website and search ‘work with us’.

Role Charter PDF 141.26 KB

Job Closing Date

Jan 10, 2021