Vacancy Details

People and Workplace Officer - Recruitment 

·         Permanent, full-time position (flexible for the right applicant)

·         Starting at $67,524 per annum plus superannuation

·         Supportive team environment 

The opportunity 

We are looking for a helpful and enthusiastic human resources professional. Working within our small collaborative People and Workplace team, this role will co-ordinate the recruitment function while supporting general human resources operations. This busy dynamic role will expose you to a wide variety of professions from engineers to preschool teachers and finance to the arts. 

You will advise and support our hiring managers through the recruitment process ensuring attraction campaigns are customised for each department’s unique needs. We need someone who can relate to our wider community, think outside the square and is focused on providing great outcomes for our people. 

You will be extremely well-organised, able to work with our systems and processes while constantly on the lookout for improvement opportunities. 

As the successful candidate, you will also be able to demonstrate the below key selection criteria. 

1.    Ability to think outside of the box and take a strategic approach to recruitment.

2.    Experience using a human resources information system.

3.    Experience in the identification and implementation of HR process improvements.

4.    A strong customer focus with good written and verbal communication skills.

5.    The ability to conduct work of a sensitive nature under strict confidentiality.

6.    Excellent time management skills, with the ability to prioritise conflicting tasks as required.  

Working with Wodonga Council 

Wodonga is a vibrant and growing city ideally situated on the Murray River with surrounding hills, rich agricultural valleys, adjacent wineries and historic towns. Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing cities in Victoria and is undergoing major redevelopment in the city. Experience a sense of pride by joining an organisation that works directly with and for our local community. 

Locals enjoy short commute times, an extensive track and trail network in which to soak up the great outdoors and a lifestyle at the centre of a diverse region offering award-winning wineries, historic townships, snow and water play and much more. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including employee health and wellbeing programs, flexible work arrangements and career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff. We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age and ethnic background. If you have any questions about the role or application process please reach out by calling Team Leader People and Workplace Victoria Griffiths on 02 6022 9326 or 0468 577 024. 

Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (listed above), resume and a brief cover letter. 

Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered. 

The successful applicant will be required to complete a health statement declaration and provide a copy of a National Police Check prior to commencement. 

To apply visit wodonga.vic.gov.au/careers; applications close Wednesday, May 5, 2021.