Careers with Council

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Working for Council

Here at Bundaberg Regional Council our vision is bold but simple, to build Australia's best regional community.

To achieve this vision we need people like you!

  • People who are customer focused, respectful and pride themselves on the teams they work with and the projects they work on.
  • People who are conscious of a sustainable approach and innovative in their mindset.
  • People who communicate in an open and respectful manner and show great acts of inclusion to achieve a collective goal.

Bundaberg Regional Council has an impressive 653 hectares of natural assets, 470 parks and playgrounds, 10.327 billion litres of water treatment per year, 3071km of road and 288km of footpaths that we not only maintain but endeavour to expand and continually improve on. This is being achieved with passionate and professional leaders supported by their dedicated teams.

As the largest employer in the area, Bundaberg Regional Council employs close to 900 people and is an organisation that prides itself on diversity and inclusion. With impressive learning and development offerings, health and wellbeing programs, pay and benefit assistance and reward and recognition programs, we are committed to equipping you with the best possible opportunities.

The Bundaberg region offers a unique lifestyle where you can enjoy our prestigious beaches, picturesque country side along with our ever-growing city centre.

So if you’re genuinely interested in partnering with us and are passionate about what you do, please check out our amazing career opportunities. We’d love to hear from you!

Recruitment via External Agencies

No positions are currently being recruited through an external agency.

Privacy Statement

Council requires your personal information in order to fully assess your employment application and comply with its requirements and obligations as a Local Government. The information will only be used by Council Officers or agencies that have a legitimate need for the information to process your application. Your information will not be given to any other person or agency unless you have given your permission, or if required by law.

Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Strategy

At Council we celebrate our community's rich diversity and are committed to attracting and employing people that represent the community that we serve.  We recognise and appreciate the diversity of our employees and are committed to creating an inclusive and safe working environment where all employees are valued, respected and supported to achieve their potential. We are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and encourage people of all backgrounds to apply.

View the Workforce Diversity and Inclusion Strategy here

Contact us

Address: 190 Bourbong Street
Bundaberg QLD 4670. Australia.

Telephone: 1300 883 699

Work Experience/Vocational Placement Application Form

Bundaberg Regional Council an Employer of Choice

Current staff talk through the benefits of working for Bundaberg Regional Council and promote the region as an area of choice to live, work and play.

Listen to our staff promote the benefits of working for Bundaberg Regional Council

Working at Council

Council is proud to offer employees amazing rewards, benefits and recognition.

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Inclusive and diverse workplace

Council staff share the experience of working in an inclusive workplace and the benefits of a diverse team.

Hear from Council staff about their experience of working in a diverse and inclusive workplace

Celebrating women in Council

Take a moment to view and celebrate the successes and opportunities provided to women working for Council.

Celebrating women in Council

Employment Programs at Council

Take a closer look at some of our apprentices and trainees and how they have benefited from Council's ongoing commitment to employment programs.

Find out about apprenticeships and traineeships with Council

Innovative engineering opportunities with Council

Hear first hand from some of Council's leading engineers around the exciting opportunities and projects Council is progressing.

Engineering opportunities with Council