Payroll Officer

Term:Permanent Full Time
Award/Level: Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 3
Location: Strathpine
  • $65,838 pa
  • 9 day fortnight
  • up to 12% superannuation
  • leave loading
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • 4 weeks annual leave


Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

The role

Your responsibilities will include the accurate and timely completion of the tasks in support of the payroll function. You will provide sound advice, innovation and problem solving for employees and councilors in relation to payroll related matters. You will assist in the identification and implementation of business processes improvements to achieve value and efficiency for council and its stakeholders.


Whilst not mandatory, a tertiary qualification in payroll, human resources or business would be highly regarded. We are seeking a new team member with experience in a similar role including award interpretation, payroll processing reconciling, reporting and providing advice in relation to payroll matters. You will have the ability to work with a Payroll team to effectively interact with all stakeholders, including ability to deal with confidential, conflicting, administrative and customer service issues.


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.
  • Applications Close: Sunday 5th July 2020 

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