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Community Development Officer - Aboriginal Liaison Full-Time

Griffith City Council

Griffith City Council

Community Development Officer - Aboriginal Liaison

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Then join the team and make a difference to your community. Griffith City Council offers the chance to work in a stable and secure environment while providing excellent opportunities to develop your skills and career potential.

Council is seeking applications from enthusiastic motivated individuals for the following position.

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT OFFICER - ABORIGINAL LIAISON (Permanent)

The Community Development Officer – Aboriginal Liaison will implement the social and cultural elements of Council’s strategic plans by assisting community organisations and groups to build their capacity to develop events, programs, projects and activities. The Community Development Officer – Aboriginal Liaison will work with the Aboriginal community to implement the elements in Griffith City Council’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

Qualifications: The successful applicant will be required to hold a Certificate IV in Community Services or equivalent, or have demonstrated experience relevant to Community Development and also hold a current driver license. Please include copies of all relevant licenses and qualifications with your application

Skills & Knowledge: The successful applicant will require experience engaging and working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and young people from diverse backgrounds. Will also need skills in sourcing, applying for and acquitting funding or grants and basic computer knowledge.

To be considered for this position applicants must have a Working with Children Check Clearance Number for employment screening purposes.

To apply for a Working with Children Check Clearance Number, log onto and complete the online application form www.newcheck.kids.nsw.gov.au (in child related industry sector, tick Youth Worker).

Hours of work: 35 hours per week. 

Salary and conditions: Commencement annual salary range from $68,449.11 to $75,295.95 (Grade 12). Rostered day off once a month.

Special conditions: This is a designated position for persons of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent. An applicant's race is a genuine occupational qualification and is authorised by Section 14 (d) of the Anti- Discrimination Act 1977.

Only those with current rights to work in Australia may apply.

Applications close: Monday, 23 November 2020.

If you have any questions about this role please contact Shireen Donaldson on 02 6962 8100


About Griffith City Council

Are you looking for a rewarding career? Then join the team and make a difference to your community. Griffith City Council offers the chance to work in a stable and secure environment while providing excellent opportunities to develop your skills and career potential. Griffith is one of the most vibrant regional economies in Australia with a large export sector and mature and developing enterprises in value-added food & wine production, retail, residential and industrial development, tourism and agriculture. The city boasts a cosmopolitan lifestyle that has a young & diverse multi-cultural population with authentic cafes and the region's renowned wine producers. Griffith City Council is proactive and energetic and passionate about creating ongoing opportunities for our growing population.

Overview

  • Job Title: Community Development Officer - Aboriginal Liaison
  • Employer: Griffith City Council
  • Job Type: Full-Time
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