Job Details

Business Partner People and Culture
  • Permanent full-time role in a hybrid work environment
  • Band 6 Annualised Package from $106,218 to $114,742 per annum (inclusive of 10.5% superannuation)
  • A supportive and fun team environment where we help you bring out your best

About you

We’re looking for a contemporary HR practitioner who thinks at both a strategic and operational level and is comfortable moving between the two to meet the needs of the business in a fast-paced dynamic environment.  

Your interpersonal skills are exceptional, you are a confident communicator, you know how to build relationships at all levels of the business and are comfortable with consulting a wide variety of stakeholders including senior leadership. 

You are a problem solver and love a challenge.  You can see the big picture and translate vision into action and know how to influence others to get results. 

About the role

Reporting to the People & Culture Business Partner Lead and working closely with the other People and Culture Business Partners, you will work autonomously within your own business portfolio as well as providing support to the wider organisation.

The core purpose of this role is to be a customer-centric provider of best practice people management advice, coaching and supporting our managers in the delivery of services through their people.

What we can offer you

The annualised salary package is from $106,218 to $114,742 per annum inclusive of statutory superannuation and applicable allowances.  The role also includes access to the following employee benefits:

  • A supportive and fun team environment where we help you bring out your best.
  • Flexible work arrangements which include part-time, job-share, 19-day month and purchased leave entitlements to help you manage your work life balance.
  • Learning and development support relevant to your role and aspirations, and opportunities to work on a variety of projects.
  • Access to health and wellbeing initiatives including a comprehensive health and wellbeing calendar of events.
  • Discounts to services including the Ballarat Aquatic and Lifestyle Centre, Eureka Centre and the Art Gallery of Ballarat.
  • Access to a confidential employee assistance program.
  • An active social club.

If this position interests you and you feel you have the knowledge and experience please apply before midday, Wednesday 8th February 2023.

How to Apply

Please provide a current resume and a cover letter briefly addressing the key selection criteria which can be found in the position description. To obtain a copy of the position description please head to Council's website

The successful applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical and police check.


For any additional questions, please contact Gabrielle Eskdale, People & Culture Business Partner Lead on 0427 194 742.

The City of Ballarat is an Equal Opportunity employer committed to providing a safe and inclusive working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and flexibility. We welcome applications from all walks of life and celebrate the diversity and richness this brings to our workplace. We welcome and encourage applications from people living with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, culturally, religiously and linguistically diverse people, young people, older people, women, and people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex or queer.  We support flexible and accessible working arrangements for all and are committed to ensuring that all jobs in our workforce can be performed flexibly. If you're short listed for a role and are looking for flexibility, we encourage you to start the flexible working conversation with the hiring manager to find out what options may be possible for the role you're applying for.

Job Ref: GE000045
Submitted: 24-01-2023
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