Why work for Council?

With over 650 staff, Council is one of the major employers in the Tamworth region. We offer a wide range of diverse and interesting positions as well as a variety of opportunities for growth and career development. We strive to be an Employer of Choice in the Tamworth region and believe there are four key advantages to living in this region and why it’s worth working for Tamworth Regional Council: 


For your Lifestyle

For your Career

For your Community

To Belong

More time in your day, flexibility for your passions, family or play. It’s possible working at Tamworth Regional Council.
Opportunity abounds when you work at Council. Your journey may start as a trainee, but your first role is only the beginning. Council is a giant pathway for forging your career and we prioritise growing our own talent. 
At Council we have the honour of leaving a legacy on our community. We create and enhance world class facilities and events and develop Tamworth’s economy through investment and infrastructure. We ensure our city is sustainable for future growth and success.

When you join Council, you’ve joined a family that values team spirit. You will connect with a team that genuinely cares about you. Your unique skills, your health and wellbeing, your milestones and your success.


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We value our employees and constantly strive to maintain competitive working conditions, which include:

  • Access to Long Service Leave after 5 years’ service
  • Paid Parental Leave, plus Parental Leave Make Up Pay (where eligible)
  • Flexible working arrangements including Rostered Days Off (RDOs)
  • Leaseback vehicle arrangements subject to Council Policy
  • Salary sacrifice for superannuation
  • Commitment to Learning and Development through our Educational Assistance Program
  • An Employee Assistance Program that both yourself and your immediate family members can access
  • Corporate member QANTAS Club discounts
  • Uniform Allowance
  • Free entry to the local Pools