We’re the go-to recruitment technology provider for local government

Over 60 local government organisations throughout Australia and New Zealand trust our recruitment technology to power their talent attraction strategy.

Our Candidate Management System, Scout Talent: Recruit, can be tailored to your local government’s recruitment needs.

Find out more about what Scout Talent: Recruit can do for you.

Enhance your recruitment strategy
  • Collaborate with your team – Conduct panel recruitment and work with multiple hiring managers with ease.
  • Save time – Create customisable requisition and approval workflows. Use automation to screen candidates more efficiently. Integrate critical data with your other important business systems.
  • Extend your reach – Post recruitment advertisements to multiple channels, including local government job boards, with the click of a button.
  • Get support when and how you need it – Access on-demand recruitment services to supplement your team and resources.
Hire the best team for your Council
  • Attract top candidates – Find the right people with the behavioural attributes that suit your culture and brand
  • Conduct efficient shortlisting – Include job-specific screening questions to identify high-quality applicants
  • Collaborate with your team – Our system is uncomplicated and easy to use, so you receive more applicants.
  • Access Scout Talent anywhere – Our cloud-based solution can be used on Macs, PCs, tablets and mobile.


What Central Coast Council says...
- Lyn Dell, Talent Acquisition Lead Specialist, Central Coast Council 

“[Scout Talent] is very innovative and user-friendly – from both a candidate and administrative perspective. Our hiring managers love it! They can shortlist anytime, anywhere. It gives us a lot of flexibility, enables us to work collaboratively and saves us time.”

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Some of our valued partners

What Tweed Shire Council has to say...

“The [Scout Talent] system has the user in mind, and that’s so essential when you’re a recruiter. It’s really evident from a user perspective, as a recruiter, that there has been input and design from recruiters.”
– Jacinta Weir, Senior HR Officer,Tweed Shire Council

Our products


Transform your local government recruitment processes with :Recruit

Attract and secure the best talent with :Recruit, the top-rated Candidate Management System.

Identify top candidates quickly

Use screening questions in your recruitment advertisements, and rate applications to quickly determine your top candidates.

Advertise in just a few clicks

Send your recruitment advertisements live on various job boards simultaneously.

Strengthen your employer brand

We custom-build recruitment web pages with your branding to let your employer brand shine.


Build a strong talent pipeline with :Engage

A proactive recruitment solution to build and nurture talent pools.

Build and nurture public service talent pools

Search and segment candidates based on skills, experience, location and more. Create custom talent pools using selection criteria to reach the right people with the right message.

Strengthen your employer brand

Send branded recruitment marketing content to nurture your talent pool and keep them engaged with your employer brand.

Recruit passive candidates

70% of the talent market is not actively looking for roles! :Engage enables you to connect with people who have expressed an interest in joining your Council.

Don't just take our word for it!
Cumberland Council
“It makes your job as an employer so much easier”


Reduce administration and increase conversion rates for new hires with :Onboard

Digital contract creation that makes onboarding new employees quick and effortless

Improve acceptance rates

Electronic signatures removes the barriers to acceptance, so candidates can sign anywhere, any time

Sign off and approvals made easy

Use your branded custom-built templates to easily create and send digital contracts, offers and other onboarding documentation.

Scout Learning

Train your team online, the best way, through Scout Learning

The largest range of courses in the world from the best content providers, a click away. 

Access to a vast training library

Gain access to over 170 000 of online training courses from all industries, topics and disciplines.  

Customise your own training

Create tailored onboarding programs so your new team members hit the ground running. Offer professional development and upskill your existing teams with the latest training materials.

Reduce risk

Access ongoing training that meets your legal obligations and ensures compliance to legislation and safety. 

Get in touch with our local government specialist

Michael Petselas

Business Development Manager
07 3330 2595