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Senior Human Resources Officer

Advertiser: Yass Valley Council2.6667 out of 52.7 overall rating (3 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
25 Jun 2020
Southern Highlands & Tablelands
$75,000 - $79,999
Work Type
Full Time
Human Resources & Recruitment, Management - Internal

Yass Valley offers a great country lifestyle in close proximity to Canberra.with easy access to  sporting, cultural and educational opportunities across the region.

The Role 

Reporting to the Manager Organisation Development, this important position provides high level generalist human resource and payroll services and ensures the continuous improvement and development of systems, processes and programs to enhance workforce capability.

The Position Description containing detailed information on the role is available on Yass Valley Council’s website

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please provide:-

  1. A cover letter which demonstrates your suitability and addresses both the key accountabilities and essential requirements, as outlined in the Position Description (2 pages or less)
  2. Responses clearly addressing the Targeted Questions below (3 pages or less)
  3. Your CV as relevant to this role (5 pages or less)

 Targeted Questions 

  1. What are the challenges of integrating Council’s recruitment & selection, performance management and learning & development practices to improve employee capability across the organisation?
  2. How will you ensure that Council’s payroll practices are reliable, timely and comply with relevant legislation?

Closing Date

Applications close on 5:00pm on Monday 13 July  2020. 


For enquiries, email or contact John Neish on 0414 980 755.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Have you worked in a role which requires a sound understanding of employment & workplace relations?
  • How many years' experience do you have as a payroll officer?
  • How many years' experience do you have in a training & development role?
  • How many years of in house recruitment experience do you have?

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