Life at TCC
Build a career delivering for a community!
A Prosperous City - a city that delivers a strong and innovative economy for Townsville with sustainable growth and support for local jobs and businesses.
A City for People - a city that enhances experience of Townsville as a liveable and vibrant city by providing services that support the growth of an inclusive, knowledgeable, active, resilient, safe and healthy community.
A Clean and Green City - a city that creates a sustainable future for Townsville through the protection, maintenance and enhancement of our unique, natural and built environment.
A Smarter Faster, Better Council - a city that is easy to work with, and for, and gains community trust by being transparent and managing its resources well.
We care about you and we’re committed to providing direction, support and facilities to enable employees to achieve a realistic work life balance including a range of benefits that will enhance employees working conditions.
Lifestyle & Financial
Hear from our People
Council employees come from a diverse range of backgrounds, with different careers and personal interests. Get to know some of our team members.
Do you have what it takes to build a city?
Apprenticeship & Traineeship Overview
Hear more about our Apprenticeship & Traineeship program at Townsville City Council.
Mela's story - Current Trainee
Meet Melataiah Nuggin - a Programs and Peoples Services trainee here at Townsville City Council.
Lachlan's story - Current Apprentice
I am Lachlan Lowe and I’m completing an apprenticeship in Instrumentation and Control with Townsville City Council.
Harry's story - Current Apprentice
I am Harry Veneables and I am a first year Heavy Commercial Vehicle Mechanic at the Townsville City Council.
Introducing Megan – a Townsville City Council employee in the Public Affairs section by day and a ballroom dancer by night (and weekend).
Bobby Shae's passion
Bobbie-Shae is a Townsville City Compliance Officer in the Environment Health and Regulatory Services by day and competitive horse rider by night.
Work Health and Safety
We recognise our duty to ensure the health, safety and welfare of all workers, and we are committed to minimising the risks as far as reasonably practicable, which employees and others may be exposed to as a result of our operations.
This commitment is reflected in the extensive Work, Health and Safety policies, procedures and training provided to all of our employees, and in the comprehensive safety management systems employed throughout the organisation.
We will ensure that our people are provided with:
- suitable direction and training,
- adequate resources,
- competent supervision,
- safe systems of work and
- appropriate instruction in the use of all equipment including personal protective equipment (PPE).
All managers and employees of council including contractors, volunteers and visitors, have a shared responsibility for contributing to the health and safety of all persons in our workplace.
Keep up-to-date with handy tips and alerts before, during and after disaster events.