Local Government Recruitment Specialists

Looking for local government candidates with specific skills? Find the right talent with our efficient recruitment process, tailored to your talent acquisition needs.

Why Outsource Your Local Government Recruitment Process to Scout?

Attract & secure top Local Government talent

  • Advertise in just a few clicks onto multiple job boards simultaneously.
  • Identify top local government candidates quickly with screening questions, automated filtering and rate and ranking functionality.
  • Showcase your employer brand with custom-branded local government recruitment pages.

Local Government experience & expertise

Our local government recruitment specialists offer expertise in:

  • Recruitment marketing and advertising.
  • Candidate shortlisting and selection.
  • Employer branding.

Streamline & automate your processes

  • Work faster, smarter and your way with recruitment software that moulds around your internal processes.
  • Manage your local government recruitment from advertising all the way through to offer in one place.

Recruitment Services

The Scout team offers support to:

  • Review & shortlist applications
  • Send batch communications to multiple candidates
  • Reference check

Tap into our recruitment services when you need, with no lock-in contracts.

Local Support

  • You’ll never be alone if you run into technical challenges, with our helpful, knowledgeable, and local North America - based team on hand.
  • Get access to the latest industry news, from webinars and newsletters to blogs and guides.

Integrate with your tech

  • Don’t sacrifice functionality with a “one-size-fits-all” HRIS.
  • Our talent acquisition platform integrates and connects with your existing recruitment, HR and wider business tech.

How Does the Recruitment Process Work?

With 80% of regional councils currently experiencing skills shortages, it’s clear that local government talent acquisition processes need a shakeup.

Find candidates with the specific skill sets you’re looking for through our recruitment platform. Here is how we support you:

Marketing & Advertising

Attract only the best Local Government workers

Never write a job ad again – our in-house recruitment marketing and advertising specialists design and execute powerful Local Government recruitment campaigns. We do this through effective copywriting that will cut through to reach the right local government workers. The campaigns are tailored to your job specifications and advertised through the right channels where your ideal candidates hang out (from job boards to social and other media)

Talent Engagement

Find your ideal Local Government worker sooner

Only spend your time on the very best candidates – our Talent Engagement Specialists identify the top talent in your applicant pool to streamline your process (saving you time). This includes:

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Case Study: TBC Gunnedah Council

i2C Architects wanted to move away from time-consuming manual processes as their organisation grew. Through :Recruit Essentials, they were able to elevate their talent acquisition to cultivate their people and culture. They found the automation feature particularly useful, as it allowed them to quickly connect with many candidates at once. “We’d recommend Scout solutions to anyone who’s in the recruitment business”.

Only spend time on the very best candidates by using our proven screening techniques

Our Local Government Recruitment Services are backed by industry experts

A Targeted Approach

Our recruitment marketing specialists leverage local government recruitment SEO to create job advertisements that target the right local government candidates.

Tailored Messaging

Our recruitment marketing and employer branding specialists will tailor your local government recruitment campaigns to highlight your organisation’s culture, purpose and values.

Proven Screening Techniques

Our shortlisting and selection team screens qualified candidates through group assessment days, interviews, tests and checks to find the right local government talent for your organisation.

How can Local Government Recruitment help you?

Save Time

A lack of time can have you cutting corners and not achieving the results you want. Our local government recruitment specialists will maximise your recruitment capabilities and streamline the process.

No More Ad Copy Writing

Our recruitment marketing specialists will craft custom, effective job advertisements with SEO best practices to attract the local government talent you need.

Reduce Staff Turnover

Enjoy better quality hires (who will last) from a pool of candidates who are vetted and well-matched to your company values, openings and culture.

Client Feedback


“Scout Talent helped us fill a position that had been vacant for quite some time. We were happy with the number of qualified candidates the experts at Scout were able to generate for us. The process is very smooth and their platform is user-friendly”

Dana Cridland,
HR Coordinator


“I cannot say enough good things about your service, it was exactly what I needed and you guys delivered flawlessly. It was worth every penny in my mind! I would not hesitate to recommend you guys given the opportunity.”

Kenton Switzer,

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