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Job Ref:  SVC100
Employer:  Snowy Valleys Council
Job Type:  Full Time
Tumut NSW 2720, Australia (Show on map)

Manager Human Resources & Safety

About Snowy Valleys Council

Leading, engaging and supporting strong and vibrant communities

Snowy Valleys Council, on the south western slopes of the Snowy Mountains, was established on 12 May 2016, following the amalgamation of the Tumbarumba Shire Council and the Tumut Shire Council.

Council has a diverse workforce of more than 250 staff employed at council depots and sites, based throughout the region, and is an equal opportunity employer.

If you're looking for a tree change, a place where the air is fresh and clean, the locals friendly and the scenery magnificent, this is the place for you! Snowy Valleys Council has an abundance of beautiful scenery and exciting activities including bushwalking, trout fishing, snow skiing, water skiing in summer, and local wineries. Not to forgetting that this friendly community is a great place for a family with numerous schools, child care facilities and community centres.

About the Opportunity

  • Enjoy an attractive remuneration 
  • Enjoy benefits on offer including relocation assistance  
  • Salary sacrificing options are available including rental assistance

Council is looking for an experienced Manager Human Resources and Safety for the Tumut Office to drive strategic and operational performance by working collaboratively with staff, people managers and the executive leadership team.   

You will identify, plan and implement solutions to solve workforce challenges and deliver insights which drive effective decision making. You are an experienced HR generalist with strong talent management, organisational design and workforce strategy skills.  You are known for your commercial acumen, strong analytical skills and always placing safety and performance at the centre of delivery. Couple this with your ability to project manage programs of work to completion will see you succeed in this role. 

You will be leading a small formed team to establish and maintain an HR and safety centre of expertise so your relationship and management capabilities are paramount to this role.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate the development and implementation of Human Resource and WHS strategies and procedures for the whole organisation.
  • Provide a high standard of leadership that progresses Council’s Work Health Safety and Rehabilitation program in achieving a safe, supportive and healthy workplace.
  • Work with the Division Manager to consult and maintain the Organisational Development and Training Strategy; the Performance Development and Management Framework; and the Work Health & Safety Framework
  • Record, analyse and report to management on all issues and incidents that have implications for WHS or HR risk to Council.
  • Build and maintain positive working relationships with key stakeholders in human resource and risk management programs.
  • Advise and support all Division Managers to model positive workplace behaviour
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of policies and procedures based on relevant legislation and contemporary WHS and Human Resource Management practices..
  • Analyse training needs to meet all employee statutory and development requirements.
  • Maintain close contact with Council’s insurer to ensure that their expectations are met regarding the implementation of the WHS and Injury Management system.
  • Schedule and conduct auditing of HR and WHS management processes to measure compliance with planned requirements.

About You

  • You will be tertiary qualified in Human Resources or an equivalent or have demonstrated knowledge and skills gained through extensive practical experience combined with on and off the job training
  • A range of experience in developing and implementing human resources and work health and safety management initiatives typically for a period more than five [5] years)
  • Experience in leading a team and creating a high performance culture
  • Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge in the administration and interpretation of legislation, regulations and standards as they relate to employment and to work health and safety
  • Ability to resolve a broad range of issues through investigation, negotiation and the application of sound judgement
  • Well developed interpersonal skills, both written and oral and the ability to communicate with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Well developed organisational and time management skills and proficient skills in Microsoft computer applications


Salary will range from $3,340.40 - $3,759.60 per fortnight (gross) plus 9.5% Superannuation, relocation assistance and salary sacrifice opportunities.


To apply position visit Council’s website and apply online 

Interviews for this position will be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018.


Thursday 19 July at 5pm

For further information on this position, please contact the Division Manager People, Culture & Governance Jerry
Mooketsi on 0448 466 772 or by emailing

Snowy Valleys Council is an EEO employer and ensures the absence of discrimination in employment. Council has a ‘No Smoking in the Workplace Policy’ and operates a Drug and Alcohol testing program.

Interviews for this position will be held on Wednesday 25 July 2018.

Matthew Hyde


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