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Why work for us?

The Livingstone Shire sits nestled along the beautiful Capricorn Coast and covers approximately 11,776 square kilometres, with a population of almost 41,000 residents. Livingstone Shire Council was created in 2013 and employs approximately 400 people.

Livingstone and the Capricorn Coast is a relaxed coastal environment in which connecting with family, friends and the community is a high priority. The area has an abundance of natural features including countless beaches with sheltered swimming, picturesque national parks, pristine rainforests and idyllic offshore islands, making it an ideal place to live. Our beaches, bushes and tropical rainforests are second to none and have been specifically preserved, designed and transformed to show the unique, untouched charm of Livingstone.

Let’s shape Livingstone’s future together

If you are seeking a career or work experience opportunity in an organisation that offers flexibility, challenging and rewarding jobs and advancement, consider joining Livingstone Shire Council’s team and help shape Livingstone’s exciting future.

Vision and themes

Our Values

To be the right fit for our organisation you need to live and breathe these values as they will shape the way you go about your work and your relationships with colleagues, customers and partners.

Our values are the essence of who we are and collectively we are committed to supporting our people to achieve their goals in a supportive and inclusive workplace environment.  Our values guide our behaviours and the relationships we have with our colleagues, customers and partners. 

Values and behaviours

Employee Benefits

We care about employee experience and positive team culture so in addition to enjoying the coastal lifestyle, we offer some other great benefits, including:

  • A wide range of personal, professional and leadership development programs
  • Study assistance
  • Generous superannuation scheme – up to 12% superannuation (conditions apply)
  • Payroll deductions and salary sacrifice options, including novated lease vehicles
  • Health and Wellness Programs, including Council Fitness Passport membership (providing access to multiple facilities for employees and their families)
  • Employee Assistance Program – provides a range of counselling services to all employees and their immediate families, as well as access to a 24/7 crisis line
  • Active social club benefits and various events throughout the year
  • Generous leave benefits
  • Supportive Work/Life Balance including 9-day fortnight
  • The chance to support your local community through paid volunteer leave

Benefits are subject to your position at Livingstone Shire Council and individual terms and conditions of employment.

Join our team

If you want a chance to make a real impact and be part of helping to shape the future of Livingstone Shire, think about a career with us. 

View our career opportunities to find out more about current opportunities and entry-level pathways, or register for our Job Alerts to be notified of upcoming roles that match your profile.

Career Opportunities

Live your best life on the Capricorn Coast