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 Empolyment Vacancies & EOI's:

 

George Town Placemaking Advisory Committee Seeking Two Committee Members 

An opportunity has arisen for two community members to join the George Town Placemaking Advisory Committee, a member to represent the local Aboriginal community and the other to represent the broader municipality. As a Special Committee of Council, chaired by a nominated Councillor, the members comprises of a Council appointed representative from the Liveable and Connected Communities department and six (6) community members who are passionate individuals with a diverse range of skills, experience and backgrounds who give their time and talent for the enhancement of their respective communities. They also to work collaboratively for the greater good of the whole region. If you have experience in one or more of the following areas we would strongly encouraged to submit your expression of interest:
• Arts & Culture
• Architecture or Urban Design
• Strategic Planning
• Tourism
• Economic Development

The Committee is an advisory committee that makes recommendations to Council on matters relating to the enhancement of public spaces throughout the municipality.

If this sounds like you, a written expression of interest is to be received by the Chairperson, George Town Council Placemaking Advisory Committee, PO Box 161 (16-18 Anne Street) George Town TAS 7253 or via email to placemaking@georgetown.tas.gov.au no later than 5.00pm Monday the 4th April 2022.

If you would like a copy of the Placemaking Committees’ Terms of Reference which includes information regarding selection criteria, please contact Louise Dickenson, Executive Support & Governance Officer on 03 63828800.

 

Corporate Services Officer – Administration and Customer Experience CLOSED

 A rare opportunity exists to join the George Town Council in a part time job share position with the Corporate Services team.

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

This position is the face of George Town Council.  It is the single point of contact to engage with customers, discern and deliver on their requests, provide whole of service cycle feedback, and provide administration support to the leadership team within in Council. 

To be successful in this role, you will have:

  1. Excellent Customer Service Skills
  2. Excellent communication (oral and written), negotiation and conflict resolution skills.  
  3. Ability to work independently and make considered decisions within given responsibilities.
  4. Demonstrated experience planning, organising, setting priorities and meeting tight deadlines.
  5. Demonstrated skills in the use of a range of computer applications including word, excel, publisher and outlook.

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 17 March, 2022.

Kristen Desmond
Manager – People, Performance and Governance
George Town Council
Ph: 03 6382 8800

 

Planning Officer – Development and Environment CLOSED

An excellent opportunity has presented for a Part-time Planning Officer.  If you are interested in a career in planning this is the role for you

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 provide support to George Town Council’s Senior Town Planner and Planning & Building Unit in all aspects of strategic and statutory planning.

As Planning Officer, you will undertake thorough assessments of development applications within prescribed timeframes, provide high-quality planning advice and excellent customer service under the direct guidance of the Senior Town Planner.

You will be a team player who possesses excellent communications skills, displays a professional attitude under pressure and has well developed negotiation skills. Have a desire to get the best outcome in any situation for the applicant, community and municipality, while operating within the relevant legislative requirements and tight time frames

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Relevant experience and/or tertiary qualification/s in planning or relevant discipline or evidence of commencement of same.

  • Statutory planning experience or demonstrated ability to quickly acquire statutory planning skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret and apply legislation.
  • Excellent Customer Service.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and information technology skills.
  • Demonstrated commitment to professional development and team work.
  • Strong Stakeholder Engagement skills.
  • Current Class “C” driving license

 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, 7 March, 2022.

Kristen Desmond
Manager – People, Performance and Governance
George Town Council
Ph: 03 6382 8800

Executive Director – Future Impact Group CLOSED

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.

The Future Impact Group has been established to make the most of opportunities, overcome challenges and build a future where the municipality of George Town is a desirable and lively community in which to live, and where everyone is proud of their community. Future Impact Group is a long term, whole of community approach.

About the Role and You

This is an exciting opportunity for you to both drive outcomes of the Future Impact Group whilst also establishing the Future Impact Group as a stand-alone self-sustaining entity.

If you are an experienced leader who loves to collaborate to achieve great community outcomes then this is the role you are looking for.  As the Executive Director you will lead the transition of Future Impact Group to an incorporated body.  Develop and implement its sustainability strategy including securing, administering and delivering funding agreements. Continue to build collaborators, partners and stakeholders and drive systems change in line with Collective Impact methodology.  All while managing a small team of dynamic leaders who are delivering exciting community projects.

To be successful in this role, you will:

  • Possess a thorough understanding and demonstrable application of Collective Impact methodology (or alternate social change approaches). 
  • Be a visible leader who empowers community members and is committed to social justice and equality.
  • Be a leader who has a track record of delivering vision and strategy in a complex community based environment.
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills, to support and enable members of the Future Impact Group to achieve the goals of the people of the George Town Municipality.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to facilitate stakeholder engagement and practice change across government, non-profits, philanthropists, and citizens.

How to Apply

If this sounds like you and you would like to know more, obtain an information pack, or apply, please contact Kristen Desmond; Manager – People, Performance and Governance

Email: kristend@georgetown.tas.gov.au or phone 03 63828800

The applications will close on the 4th of March, 2022  at 5:00pm.

   

Expressions of Interest:

Artists and Designers

Register now for future public art projects in the George Town Municipality

The George Town Placemaking Committee has a range of projects that, on behalf of the George Town Council, we are seeking to implement across the municipality. We would like to utilise the skills and experience of local artists who know the region well and have an attachment to, or affiliation with, our community and environment.

Some examples of the projects that the committee are considering include a whole of region art trail, street art including themed micro projects, sculptures, murals, 3D interactive paintings, notice boards, bespoke commissions such as recreational furniture, mosaics, carvings, topiary, painted bollards and so much more.

If you are a suitably qualified and inspired artist, an arts collectives or public art design team located within or associated with the George Town broader community with artistic ideas for the community and the demonstratable skills to deliver a project, we would love to hear from you!

We aim to collect a range of applicant details that will be drawn on over the next 24 months according to the specific project.

For all the information regarding this project

 

 

 

 

 

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