Local government plays a critical role in economic development by investing and building new public infrastructure as well as maintaining existing facilities to ensure they are fit for current and future purposes. At Leading Roles, we have a specialist infrastructure recruitment team to assist councils secure high-performing technical staff with the right skills and experience. Our recruitment methodology, specifically modeled on the needs of local government, ensures we only recommend candidates who have the values, skills, and attributes that will deliver value to the communities that they serve.
We can assist your council with:
specialist infrastructure recruitment for permanent, contract, and short-term roles
advice on appropriate qualifications (requirements may vary between states)
remuneration reviews to ensure the package is competitive to attract the best candidates
psychometric assessments test the professional competencies of each candidate such as analysing, influencing, leading, and supervising
development pathways for future infrastructure leaders.
Since 2020, we have recruited over 60 infrastructure staff for rural, regional, and metropolitan councils across Australia in various roles including:
We Take The Time To Understand Your Needs
Every project starts with a detailed briefing discussion with your team to build a 360-degree view of the role and identify the qualities of the person you are looking for. Using this information, we bring our knowledge, insight, and experience to source, evaluate and recommend suitable candidates.
Content Marketing Recruitment Campaign
Our marketing team will design a tailored candidate information pack to highlight the opportunities and challenges of the role, benefits of working with your organisation and profile the local region. We will deliver a content marketing recruitment campaign, to maximise potential candidates, across our social media platforms, website, database, networks and referrals.
Multi-Channel Sourcing Strategy
In the sourcing-and-securing phase of the project, our multi-channel sourcing strategy reaches passive and active candidates through job boards, digital media channels and industry websites. We also have a dedicated search team who proactively source candidates statewide as well as those who live inter-state and abroad.
Mitigating Risk When Hiring
We have created a rigorous recruitment platform to mitigate risk when making hiring decisions. Our industry expertise, combined with a structured project management approach and robust verification tools, enables us to better appreciate the candidate’s fit for the role, their capabilities and suitability for the position.