Positions Vacant

George Town Council offers employment in a diverse range of areas from Parks/Gardens, Work Crews, Building Surveying, Town Planning, Community Services, Finance, Administration, to name just a few. This diversity means there’s a job to suit just about everyone’s personal tastes!

 


Current Vacancies:

Corporate Services Officer - Administration and Customer Experience

About the Role and You

The purpose of the position is to be the front face of Council, delivering a great customer experience for our ratepayers, residents, customers, and clients, as well as provide general administration support.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  1. Demonstrated experience working with customers or clients and resolving their concerns.
  2. Ability to work independently and make considered decisions within given responsibilities.
  3. Demonstrated experience planning, organising, setting priorities and meeting tight deadlines.
  4. Demonstrated skills in the use of a range of computer applications including word, excel, publisher and outlook.
  5. Demonstrated experience working with minimal supervision to achieve tasks
  6. Demonstrated understanding of Equal Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, Risk Management and Anti-Discrimination Procedures.
  7. Excellent communication (oral and written), negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
  8. A demonstrated commitment to excellence in service provision.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, obtain an information pack with position description, selection criteria, information on George Town, and how to apply, please contact the below or visit the George Town Council Careers page at https://georgetown.tas.gov.au/careers/ . The applications period will close at 5:00pm, 30 March 2020.

Brent Daire; Manager - People, Performance, and Governance; George Town Council; Ph: (03) 6382 8800; council@georgetown.tas.gov.au                   

 

Community Officer - Arts, Culture, and Experience - CLOSING SOON

Salary: $70,000 - $79,000 + Statutory Entitlements
Employment Type: Full-time (negotiable) 24 month contract - with view to make permanent

A rare and exciting opportunity exists to join the George Town Council to help tell our story to the world.

About Us
The municipality of George Town is situated in the North Eastern region of the Tamar Valley and is a place of exquisite beauty and opportunity, steeped in history, dotted with towering lighthouses and spectacular coastline, and boasting crayfish, yachting, diving, wineries and whiskey distilleries, and diverse and visible flora and fauna. The region offers enormous possibilities to explore a breath-taking natural, historic, and cultural environment set in a beautiful climate.


About the Role and You
The objective of this position is to support the Municipal arts, culture and experience initiatives through engagement, liaison, planning and project management activities. The position is a member of the Liveable and Connected Communities Department and provides expert advice to the manager, other team members, other staff, and elected representatives as required, as well as supervising the Volunteer group of Council. This position will also contribute to the development and execution of relevant strategies implemented by the Council.

To be successful in this role, you will have:

 1.  A tertiary qualification in Arts, Arts administration, Cultural development, Tourism, or related fields, and/or significant related experience.
 2.  Demonstrated ability to manage time and competing demands, set priorities, plan and organise self and others to achieve specific objectives within set timeframes and budget.
 3.  Demonstrated ability to conduct research and data analysis.
 4.  Extensive experience designing and delivering advocacy and engagement programs for tourism/experience, the arts and/or cultural programs.
 5.  Experience in the organisation and running of events.
 6.  A demonstrated understanding of the arts and cultural development tools and processes.
 7.  Proven ability to engage with multiple community stakeholders, including with people of varying backgrounds, cultural and language experiences.
8.  Experience in the writing and execution of strategy, policy and procedures, particularly in relation to arts, culture and/or experiences/tourism.
9.  A demonstrated thorough understanding of the arts, cultural and experience/tourism industries.
10.Proven ability to petition for, write applications, and secure grant funding for, both private and/or public.

How to apply
If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, obtain an information pack with position description, selection criteria, and information on George Town, or to apply, please contact the below. The applications period will close at 5:00pm, 20 March 2020. 
The successful applicant will be appointed for a period of 24 months, with a view to make permanent.

Brent Daire; Manager - People, Performance, and Governance; George Town Council; Ph: (03) 6382 8800; council@georgetown.tas.gov.au

 Works and Infrastructure Roads Crew _CLOSED

 A rare opportunity exists to join the George Town Council in an full time position with the Works and Infrastructure Roads Crew. The purpose of the position is to assist with the maintenance and construction of all Council infrastructure including but not limited to the road network, council buildings, parks and reserves, storm water and waste management.

Position Description and Selection Criteria

If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, obtain an information pack with position description, selection criteria, and information on George Town, or to apply, please contact the below. The applications period will close at 5:00pm, 6 March 2020.

Brent Daire; Manager - People, Performance, and Governance; George Town Council; Ph: (03) 6382 8800; council@georgetown.tas.gov.au

 

 

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