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Community & Recreation Officer

Community Workers
Permanent Part Time
11 days ago

We are committed to working together for a thriving community. We do this by delivering over 130 services to our rapidly growing population and working hard to protect and improve what it is that makes Greater Geelong such a great place to live.

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our diverse and inclusive team.

About the Role
In this role you will be working in the Community and Recreation team to administer a range of community and recreational facilities, services and opportunities. You will work with community and recreation groups, their committees, agencies and Council staff to develop and enhance community and recreation resources to meet the needs of all users, in accordance with Council’s strategic directions and regulatory requirements

In this position, will work across Council departments to develop and deliver services based on a sound governance framework to ensure equity, transparency and financial stability for Council and the community is maintained. You will encourage and actively promote the involvement of communities in existing and new facilities. Be the first point of contact for community and recreation groups and engage in regular formal and informal consultation with the community and other areas of Council to identify opportunities for continuous improvement of facilities and procedures.

This is a permanent part time opportunity working 38 hours a fortnight. This role oversees the operations of and is located in our Armstrong Creek East Community Hub. You will also be responsible for our Leopold Community Hub.

About you
To be successful in this role, you will hold qualifications in Social Sciences, Community Development or a Recreation related discipline and/or relevant work experience in the field.

  • Demonstrated experience in facilitating relationships and partnerships with other departments of Council, community and/or recreation groups.
  • Previous experience working in local government would be advantageous.
  • Demonstrated experience in policy and procedure implementation.
  • Demonstrated experience in working with a diverse range of community and recreation groups and Project Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to build partnerships with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external to achieve optimal outcomes.

As a member of our team, you’ll enjoy the benefits of:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • paid parental leave (14 weeks)
  • a healthy and safe environment
  • our employee wellbeing program
  • discounted memberships at Swim Sport and Leisure facilities
  • career development opportunities.

Applications and Enquiries
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City of Greater Geelong values equal opportunity, fairness and enjoys a diverse and inclusive workforce. Applications are encouraged from people with a disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, and people of all other cultural backgrounds.



Advertised: 14 Sep 2021 1:00 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: 21 Sep 2021 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Salary Details*
Salary Type Normal Wages
Base Salary $84,808
Superannuation 9.5%
Bonus offered No
Total Package $92,865
* Salary details are calculated without bonus and monthly payout as per tax bracket without tax threshold and other allowances. Its always good to confirm these details with the employer or recruiter.
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