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Located just 40 minutes from the Brisbane CBD, Ipswich is Queensland's oldest provincial city, and blends a rich heritage with the energy of being the hub of today's growth region in South East Queensland.

Ipswich City Council is in a region which is a catalyst for growth and change in SEQ. With its population set to grow to over 435 000 by 2031, new jobs and quality lifestyle are key drivers for Ipswich's rapid expansion.

Ipswich City Council currently employs more than 1500 people. Council teams are spread across a range of industries delivering over 90 services to the community.

If you are seeking a career in an organization that offers flexibility, challenging and rewarding jobs and advancement, consider joining Ipswich City Council's team of employees developing a prosperous and exciting future for the City.

Ipswich City Council has implemented an online recruitment system which allows candidates to apply for jobs online using a range of electronic and mobile devices.  You can also log in and view the status of jobs you have applied for, track the progress of your application through the recruitment process, and receive updates as your applciation reaches various stages of the recruitment and selection process.

To apply for vacancies go to Careers@Ipswich and select the “Apply Now” button on the job advertisement.  To register for Job Alerts select the “My Jobpage” tab and register as a new user.  Select “Access my profile” to create a job alert.

Employment Conditions

Ipswich City Council provides excellent working conditions for employees including the following entitlements:

  • 4 weeks annual leave with 17.5% loading
  • 15 days sick leave annually
  • Carer's leave, parental leave and leave without pay
  • Flextime or Rostered Day Off
  • Superannuation up to 12% with LGIA Super
  • Flexible work hours
  • Competitive salaries with an annual increment