Job No: COH22501
Location: Hobart, TAS

Applications Close:  5.00pm Monday 3rd October 2022

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace.  We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities, including Aboriginal people. 

City's Mission Vision and Values.    Information about the City of Hobart and applicant package 2022.


The City of Hobart is transitioning to a vibrant, globally relevant and contemporary capital city. A city that inspires confidence, is community focused and innovative. Hobart is fast earning global recognition as one of the coolest little capital cities in the world and with good reason. It’s an exciting time of transformation for the City of Hobart and there is no better time to join the team and make a difference. 

Keen to get involved?  

Come and lead the organisational development and talent acquisition teams to design and deliver solutions that support culture, engagement, leadership development, talent management, DE&I and people processes which are underpinned by a collaborative strategy that is fed by the diverse work being driven by our passionate divisions. This is a newly created role in an experienced People and Culture team who all share a passion for the people and the place that is Hobart.  

Be part of something big.  

This role will suit someone looking for an opportunity to flex their imagination and creativity and truly make a positive impact on our people, our city and the people who live and do business in it. You will have a people centric focus, an adaptive mindset and demonstrated skills in organisational development and talent acquisition frameworks and strategies that align people and organisational goals.  

The City of Hobart is a rewarding place to work with a collaborative and supportive team environment and all our roles offer the opportunity to make a visible difference to one of Australia’s most popular capital cities.  



This role contributes to the success of the City by developing and delivering a culture change strategy that aligns with the City’s values and strategic direction. This change strategy introduces new ways of working to enable our people to realise the mission of working together to make Hobart a better place for the community. This role also has responsibility for leading a range of people programs to improve the overall employee experience.

Division, Unit & Team: City Enablers, People & Culture, People Enablement

Location base:  Town Hall 



Enterprise Agreement:  Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021  

Classification:  Municipal Officer, Level 5

Salary Range:  $105,341  -  $114,117 (pro rata)     

Tenure:   Part-Time 0.8 FTE


When you work at the City of Hobart, You:

  • Are paid above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5%.
  • Have access to pro-rate long service leave after 7 years, an option to salary sacrifice to your superannuation and formal recognition of your years of Service.
  • Receive a wide range of paid leave – 4 weeks annual leave attracting a 17.5% leave loading, 13 days per annum cumulative personal (sick and carers) leave, parental leave, leave without pay, compassionate leave and volunteering leave, plus other types of paid leave.
  • Receive subsidised or fully supplied corporate uniform and protective clothing and equipment.
  • May be entitled to a relocation assistance.


Other benefits are –

  • Health and Wellness programs including gyms at each main Council site.
  • An Employee Assistance Program.
  • Family-Friendly Work Arrangements.
  • A Learning and Development Program.
  • A BUPA corporate health plan.
  • Free annual flu vaccinations and Rapid Antigen Tests.
  • Plus more …..



From 15 December 2021, all City of Hobart employees must be vaccinated for COVID-19. 




Before You Begin: 

  • You will need to read the POSITION DESCRIPTION prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.  
  • Ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, front and back of your Drivers Licence and your COVID-19 certificate to attach at the end of your application.

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Jayne Lockley, Manager People and Culture, 
(03) 6238 2153 LOCKLEYJ@hobartcity.com.au.

All applications must be made online and you have the ability to save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application.  If you have any issues with submitting your application please email recruitment@hobartcity.com.au 




  • Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

  • The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.  

  • Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.
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