Manager People And Safety

Kingborough Council Full Time Permanent 13/09/2022

The Kingborough Council is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Tasmania offering a fantastic lifestyle on the picturesque south east coast of Tasmania. Located an easy 15-minute drive south of Hobart and with a population of around 40,000, Kingborough offers a wonderful family lifestyle, including quality educational facilities, sporting and recreational services, service clubs and shopping centres. Council offers a values driven, customer focused team culture, with a dedicated and diverse workforce of approximately 220 people who are committed to the organisational vision of keeping the community at the heart of everything they do.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Manager People and Safety to lead and manage a small team in the delivery of organisational and employee development, strategies and programs including human resource matters, industrial relations, recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, workplace consultation, and work health and safety. A key focus for the role will be working in partnership with management and staff to provide specialist advice and support on a broad range of issues and to develop contemporary people initiatives, systems, policies and processes.

The successful applicant will demonstrate contemporary skills across a broad range of people, human resources and industrial relations matters with proven experience in a similar generalist hands-on role. Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and continuous improvement skills are essential together with highly developed relationship building and communication skills. The successful applicant may be looking for the next step in their career and will be able to build on their experience in similar multi-disciplinary roles within a supportive, collaborative team environment

 How to Apply: For a confidential discussion or to request a copy of the position description, please contact Chapman Executive - Sarah Hendriksen on 0418 515 677 or Lynne Chapman on 0467 229 445 or To submit an application, please apply online at by Sunday, 2nd October 2022.