Position Details
Reference Number 14074
Position Title Community Strengthening Officer
Employment Type Temporary Part Time
Department Social Development Department
Branch Social Policy & Early Years
Location Coburg Civic Centre, 90 Bell Street Coburg
Banding Level Band 6: Band6B - Level B
Salary $0.00
Hours Per Fortnight 60.80
Position Summary


  • $76K - $83K + Super (pro rata)
  • Temporary Part time to July 2017 / 4 days per week

Council is recruiting a staff member with strong community development experience and demonstrated people skills to fill a Long Service Leave vacancy within the Community Development and Social Policy team.

The successful candidate will be flexible and people focused and work as part of a dynamic team of staff to increase the capacity of community groups, organisations and volunteers to respond to the social, cultural, economic and environmental needs of the community, and to develop and facilitate sustainable solutions with the community to address their needs and aspirations.

We are an equal opportunity and child safe employer, support inclusiveness and diversity, and are Values based.  Moreland - One Community Proudly Diverse.

Selection Criteria Essential: Demonstrated skill in engaging with community members and groups to achieve identified outcomes in a way that builds long term capacity and social capital.

Essential: Ability to interpret and respond to Council processes, policies and policy development in a way that best responds to the changing and diverse needs of the community.

Essential: Knowledge of Moreland communities and the ability to reach out to and develop helpful relationships, partnership and collaboration.

Essential: A high degree of flexibility to attend external meetings with community, including occasional evenings and weekends, as well as balancing a number of priorities simultaneously

Essential: Excellent interpersonal skills including oral and written communication, particularly the ability to gain trust, provide support and communicate authentically with a diverse range of community members.
Contact Person Paula Jorgensen
Contact Number 92401250
Contact Email PJorgensen@moreland.vic.gov.au
Alternate Contact Person Nalika Peiris
Alternate Contact Number 92402364
Closing Date 28/03/2017
Position Description
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