Human Resources Officer

Liverpool Plains Shire Council Full Time Permanent 13/09/2022


 The opportunity

The Human Resources Officer is responsible for providing a diverse range of Human Resource (HR) functions, including providing general HR advice, job evaluation, performance review and learning and development, with a key focus on employee recruitment and retention. The role will also provide secretariat support to Council’s Consultative Committee.

 Council is also about to roll out of a new HR systems including onboarding, a learning management system and later performance management.

This is a full-time permanent position. For a full list of duties please read through the position description

About Liverpool Plains 

Just 1.5 hours from the Upper Hunter and an hour from Tamworth and Gunnedah is the Liverpool Plains, a rich and highly productive agricultural region. The Liverpool Plains Shire local government area is home to a permanent resident population of approximately 7,870 and covers an area of 5,086 square kilometres, including the towns of Quirindi and Werris Creek as well as several villages and hamlets, such as Blackville, Caroona, Currabubula, Pine Ridge, Premer, Spring Ridge, Wallabadah and Willow Tree. With increased demand for their diverse local produce, the Liverpool Plains has become the food bowl of New South Wales, poised for significant growth and employment opportunities for local communities. The Liverpool Plains Shire is the perfect place to call home.


 What we offer you 

We offer a competitive salary package for the successful candidate. The salary range commences at $1211.50 - $1550.80 per week plus 10.5% superannuation. The starting salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant dependant on skills, qualifications and experience.

What else?

  • Flexible work arrangements

  • Long service leave after 5 years continuous service

  • Generous leave entitlements

  • Generous relocation assistance 

  • Access to salary packaging

  • Active Social Club

  • Employee Wellbeing program (including discounted gym membership)

  • 9-day fortnight 


 For a confidential discussion about this opportunity, contact Council’s Acting Manager Human Resources, Carol Logan on 0418 511 907.


  How to Apply

  1. Please complete the application below ensuring you answer all questions.

  2. On the following page you can attach your CV and supporting documentation including qualifications, identification documents and covid vaccination certificate.

Interviews will be scheduled for Tuesday 11 October 2022, candidates should make themselves available on this date.


Applications close 5.00 pm on Friday, 30 September 2022


 Liverpool Plains Shire Council is a Child Safe Organisation that recognises and advocates for the rights of Children and Young People and are committed to a Safe Workplace. 

Liverpool Plains Shire Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer committed to maintaining and supporting a diverse & inclusive workplace. We encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages.

The successful applicant for this role will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or provide evidence of an approved medical contraindication form.