Working for Council

Take control of your career and join one of the North Queensland’s largest and most diverse organisations, Townsville City Council, which has a strong connection to a thriving community. A career with us offers challenging and rewarding work, with outstanding opportunities for personal and career development. We know that by investing in our staff, we also get the best return for our community, so we are focused on creating a dynamic and flexible environment where people are valued and respected, enjoy the work they do and benefit from superior work conditions.

You might be surprised at the range of services the council provides and supports - explore our current vacancies to find out more about the rewarding and challenging careers available, and take a step towards your new life!

Our Vision

Townsville, Capital of Northern Australia; the City with Opportunity and Great Lifestyle

Our Mission

We are committed to Delivering Quality Services to Facilitate Sustainable Growth through Inspired Leadership, Community Engagement and Sound Financial Management.

Our Values

  • Service – we commit to excellence
  • People – we value each other
  • Integrity – we do the right thing
  • Respect – we learn through listening
  • Enjoyment – we create a fun workplace

The Queensland Government conducted an annual Healthy Queensland Awards, our Environmental Health Department won the Healthy Workplace category in 2011 which provided them with a grant to implement health and wellbeing initiatives that continue to support staff in making healthy food and lifestyle choices.

For further information on opportunities to work with council, please contact Human Resources, Recruitment Team on 1300 878 001 or email us.