Ipswich City Council is in a region which is a catalyst for future growth and change in South-East Queensland. With a population set to double over the next 20 years, Ipswich is becoming a vibrant centre of contemporary community living. These are exciting times for Ipswich, and you can be a part of history in shaping the future of this region.

We are committed to

  • managing growth
  • a strong and diverse economy
  • community spirit and well-being
  • infrastructure and services
  • integrated transport and movement

Ipswich City Council provides a working environment which values excellence, innovation and a 'pioneering' spirit. Every day, our high performance teams are making a positive difference in the community.

Work/Life Balance

At Ipswich City Council we promote work/life balance and promote equity and diversity. Employees can benefit from flexible hours, a variety of leave entitlements, an Employee Assistance Program and the knowledge of directly impacting on the city you work in. You will join a culture committed to customer service and fostering team spirit, respect for employees and a dedication to positive people management. Council also has a Social Club which organises various events and offers for employees There is also staff recognition through the Employee Excellence Awards.

Ipswich City Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer providing opportunities for anyone to join Council.

What sets us apart?


flexibility and work/family life balance

  • supportive work environment
  • a sense of community
  • job security
  • superannuation


on-going education and training

  • career development
  • coaching and mentoring
  • leading technology


be part of a winning team

  • lead and manage
  • make a positive contribution to the community
  • be recognised and access broad advancement opportunities


wide range of careers

  • multi-skilled, multi-cultural teams
  • professional and community networks
  • dynamic challenge of fast-paced regional growth