Employment Opportunities

The vacancies listed below are opportunities managed by Peak Recruitment.

Employment Opportunities

Open Positions

  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council
    Nestled between one of the seven natural wonders of the world, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park and the World Heritage listed Wet Tropics rainforest, is the beautiful Cassowary Coast Region which includes the major townships of Cardwell, Mission Beach, Tully, and Innisfail with proximity to Cairns and Townsville (within 2 hours drive) and an international airport. As the Interim Corporate Services Director, you will report to the CEO and lead a team of 37 people in the Directorate which includes Finance, Procurement, and Information Services, to drive a commercial and customer focused service that builds capability and delivers accountability and financial sustainability. As a highly regarded Corporate Services Director in Local Government it will be a significant advantage if you have experience with and/or an understanding of the Technology One platform. Having a helicopter view of Council’s Technology One system optimisation will allow you to give Council confidence that the continued improvement of the ERP remains fit for purpose. You may even consider applying for the longer-term contract opportunity! READ MORE
  • Murweh Shire Council
    This position is accountable to the CEO for the efficient and effective management of the Engineering Services directorate. You will manage, coordinate, and improve the activities of Council’s Engineering Services Department including road construction and maintenance, water and drainage systems, water, and sewerage treatment plants, Regional and Shire Roads, Bridges and traffic facilities, maintenance of Shires cemeteries, workshop, and depot facilities, assist in Council meetings and other duties as directed by the CEO. READ MORE
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council
    This is a pivotal role in ensuring high quality and reliable advice is provided to divisions of Council (across a multi-site environment) to meet the needs of this growing regional area. Reporting to the Coordinator Business Partnering, you will collaborate with the People and Culture Team and assigned divisions to develop, coordinate and advise on core People and Culture policies, procedures, and systems. As a motivated and proactive HR Business Partner (or someone aspiring to step up to this level), you will have the right combination of talent and energy underpinned by a commitment to operational excellence. You will enjoy working in an environment that is about working with, and supporting leaders, with a proactive approach to HR/IR matters. Whilst you will ideally have strong generalist HR knowledge, some experience in Industrial Relations would be an advantage, or equally, an opportunity to gain more exposure in IR matters. Applications are encouraged from candidates with either private or public sector experience who have the resilience and motivation to truly make a difference. READ MORE
  • Hope Vale Aboriginal Shire Council
    Are you a Registered Nurse renowned for being proactive with a strong work ethic and who takes pride and ownership in your contribution and want to be part of a growing, innovative organisation? Taking ownership of the Aged Care Facility in Hope Vale, you will be involved with all facets of Council’s services in this area including the Aged Care Facility, as well as other initiatives currently being explored. With support from the Director of Social Services & Executive Team you will manage the day-to-day operations of the facility - Bed occupancy, accreditation processes, staffing, rostering, budgets, ACFI, and the overall delivery of exceptional service. You will also contribute to the ongoing development of the Aged Care facility and services and bring a passion for all things people and importantly, focus on increasing the performance of the workforce enabling staff to bring out the best in themselves. For a confidential discussion please call Rona Horsfall at Peak Services on 0438 943854 Or click the link to apply now READ MORE
  • Croydon Shire Council
    Now seeking a new Leader, Croydon council is looking for strong personal capability and commitment to lead, inspire and initiate to achieve the Shire’s vision. The next CEO will have leadership experience in complex operating environment preferably in local Government with a strong fiscal and commercial acumen and significant experience in managing staff. This is a small council which punches above its weight and is happy to look at a candidate base which has CEO aspirations without necessarily the title. This role would suit a candidate with high levels of energy who is ready to move their family to a great place which would offer a myriad of adventure and opportunity. If is the time to pursue the next step in your career, then this is the role to consider. READ MORE
  • Brisbane
    The Peak Services Legal and Workforce Services Team also deliver the LGAQ Industrial Relations Helpdesk Service on behalf of LGAQ, which is a free service provided to Councils as part of their LGAQ membership. Peak Services Legal is an incorporated legal practice also wholly owned by LGAQ that was established in 2018 for the purpose of providing expert employment legal services to Councils. READ MORE
  • Kowanyama Aboriginal Shire Council
    Reporting to the Executive Manager Roads, Infrastructure and Essential Services and/or Acting CEO you will assist with the smooth running of the Building and Essential Services portfolio's. You will have worked in a similar position in Local Government and have the leadership skills, tertiary qualifications and/or demonstrated experience in roads, infrastructure and project management required and ideally exposure to a range of related trades. Ideally able to start this month, you will be provided with flights, accommodation, a car if required and a generous daily rate. Renowned for being hands-on you can prioritise easily, remain calm under pressure, and provide a level of leadership that allows Council to continue providing a range of services to the community whilst ensuring current projects remain on track for completion. READ MORE
  • Mapoon Aboriginal Shire Council
    We are seeking a suitably qualified executive who knows what it takes to run a community based government organisation. We are seeking someone who has an eye on innovation and willingness to expand on commercial opportunities on behalf of council while ensuring governance and financial security of the organisation. Strong executive capability, commerciality and cultural awareness will be assessed as part of the process. READ MORE
  • Cassowary Coast Regional Council
    With 30,000 residents across the major townships of Innisfail, Tully, Cardwell and Mission Beach, Cassowary Coast Regional Council employs approximately 360 people With a new CEO and Management team, there is an appetite for doing things differently so you will have a voice and be supported as you continue taking the organisation forward with some key projects. The appeal of the role is being able to make a difference in a smaller community and to do something different away from the corporate world and/or larger Councils in major capital cities. Key strategic projects include managing both the Mission Beach and Innisfail CBD Masterplans. READ MORE
  • Wujal Wujal Aboriginal Shire Council
    Council is seeking to appoint a community focused leader with a strong track record leading and managing in Local Government to drive the organisation forward. You could be currently working at Director level in one of the larger Councils and keen to broaden out your skills and experience and ‘step up’ or alternatively come to the role with some CEO experience. Regardless, you will be known for your energy, motivation, and passion to add value and motivate those around you to ‘come on the journey’ and to be inspired by the chance to leave a legacy for Wujal Wujal and its community. READ MORE
  • North Burnett Regional Council
    The Strategic Procurement Coordinator will devise efficient and compliant procurement processes and develop and manage Council’s procurement and contract management strategies, in addition to the delivery of cost-effective procurement solutions, business outcomes, best practice and commercial opportunities. They will also develop skill sets in the team and ensure an environment of continuous learning and business improvement. READ MORE
  • Beaudesert – Scenic Rim Region
    The Scenic Rim region is a thriving rural paradise set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by World Heritage-listed national parks. Home to a population of more than 40,000 the region covers 4,254sq km and is located an hour south of Brisbane and an hour inland from the Gold Coast. The purpose of this position is to facilitate the delivery of timely, accurate and generalist human resource (HR) support across Council. The position incumbent will work in partnership with operational portfolios in administering processes related to the employment lifecycle, learning and development activities and employee engagement activities. READ MORE