Permanent Full Time


Operations Manager, People and Culture

Tamworth Regional Council (TRC) is ideally located approximately half-way between Sydney and Brisbane and the Tamworth region is a stunning mix of city living and rural hospitality.  TRC is regarded as one of the most progressive and innovative in NSW, working closely with our community and having a staff group committed to the ongoing sustainability and growth of the region.

It’s an exciting time to be joining TRC as we look to grow the city and surrounding areas to become a ‘regional hub’ in Northern NSW.  This will be achieved by implementing projects and strategies that will accommodate industry growth and increased employment, water, sewer and social infrastructure, as well as health services, more education providers and recreational facilities. TRC has a futuristic vision for the region and we’re planning for the future now.

The Operations Manager, People and Culture role has been created as part of a number of exciting changes at Tamworth Regional Council. We are looking for someone who really wants to make a positive difference within our organisation and who has the passion to do so.

This role will play a critical part in the development and delivery of an extensive range of people programs, services and systems across the organisation. It will also evaluate and implement people policies and practices in line with the values of Tamworth Regional Council.

The People and Culture team currently deliver services in the areas of employee relations, recruitment, learning and development, organisational design, workforce planning  and engagement – we are progressive and like to add some fun into what we do when we can. The team will continue to grow in line with the strategic priorities identified for our people and our organisation.

It is going to be a dynamic role with a variety of opportunities and challenges.  You will be able to both demonstrate and develop your skills through managing a broad range of functions and collaborating with stakeholders.

Salary starting at $121,887 (inclusive of 10% Superannation) and is negotiable commensurate with skills and experience.

Flexible working arrangements will be considered by mutual agreement and according to operational requirements.

Interested? If so, we would genuinely love to hear from you.

Please contact Marie Resch on 0498 718 479 or m.resch@tamworth.nsw.gov.au, if you have any questions about this position or would like a confidential conversation.

To apply, please submit a one to two page cover letter outlining how you believe your skills and exper meet the role as outline the advertisment and the postiion description. well as your resume.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a Pre-employment Medical Screening including Alcohol & Other Drugs Testing.

Applications close at 5.00pm on Thursday 21 October 2021.

Tamworth Regional Council is committed to the principles and practices of Equal Employment Opportunity and Cultural Diversity.