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 & EOI's:

Positions Vacant

 

POSTED 18th March 2021

Sports, Recreation, Health, Wellbeing & Events Officer 

APPLICATIONS CLOSING DATE HAS BEEN EXTENDED NOW CLOSING MIDNIGHT SUNDAY 11TH APRIL 2021

About the Role & You

This position is to support the municipal sport, recreation, wellbeing and events 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. Advanced Diploma or degree relevant to the position, or similar experience in promoting and coordinating community events, sports, recreation or community health and wellbeing.
  2. Demonstrated ability to engage and communicate effectively with community stakeholders across all ages, abilities and cultures. 
  3. Demonstrated ability to present and advice to senior management or elected officials.
  4. Knowledge of grant and funding administration.
  5. Demonstrated organisational and time management skills with the ability to meet deadlines in event or project management.
  6. Previous experience operating a project budget.
  7. Demonstrated ability and willingness to work cooperatively in a team environment or work independently.
  8. Demonstrated skills and experience in assisting with developing, implementing, managing and evaluating community development programs with a range of partners (ideally in a local government environment)
  9. Ability to produce marketing material using appropriate graphic design software.
  10. Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through both oral and written mediums, and the effective use of information technology (Including Microsoft Office suite such as word, excel, publisher, outlook etc).
  11. Demonstrated understanding of Equal Opportunity, Work Health & Safety (WH&S), Risk Management and Anti-Discrimination procedure                                                           

Qualifications and Skills

Essential

  • Advanced Diploma or degree relevant to the position, or similar experience in promoting and coordinating community events, sports, recreation or community health and wellbeing.
  • Experience in and knowledge of Local Government processes including an understanding of legislation, guidelines, funding conditions and accountability requirements for a range of community programs
  • Hold and maintain a car license as a minimum requirement

Desirable

  • Operational experience relating to sports, recreation, health, wellbeing and events in the Local Government or Private sectors.

How to Apply

If this sounds like the role for you and you would like to know more, then please contact Council and obtain an information pack with a detailed position description, selection criteria, and information on George Town, please contact Brent Daire. The applications will close the 5th April 2021 at 5.00pm

Brent Daire: Manager – People, Performance and Governance

Email: jobs@georgetown.tas.gov.au

George Town Council

Ph: 03 6382 8800

 

 

Senior Corporate Services and Finance Officer - CLOSED

 Posted 25th February 2021

About the Role and You

The objective of this position is to support the Manager - Corporate Services and Finance in the delivery of sound financial accounting and corporate services delivery. The position is a senior member of the Corporate Services and Finance Department and provides expert advice to the manager, other team members, other staff, and elected representatives as required,. 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:

  • Experience in, or understanding of, legislation and internal financial and corporate controls relating to Local Government;
  • Experience in liaising with and reporting to various staff, members of the public, committees, Council external consultants and others to identify, interpret and advise on key issues relating to financial processes and requirements;
  • Demonstrated ability to work well in a team environment and the ability to achieve organisational and team values, goals and objectives and to behave professionally;
  • Sound administrative skills including knowledge and experience of finance, database management, legislative processes, use of IT, preparation of various written material, and the like;
  • Sound oral and written communication skills including negotiation, conflict resolution and problem solving skills and the capacity to build and maintain positive relationships;
  • Sound interpersonal skills including the capacity to perform effectively in diverse and complex political environments;
  • Well-developed knowledge of the principles of equal opportunity, diversity and work health and safety;
  • Ability to participate in work that involves strategic thinking, understanding of clear but complex rules, development of creative solutions and contribute to outcomes that improve efficiencies of the organisation;
  • Demonstrated ability to use initiative and contribute to an innovative organisation.

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 email jobs@georgetown.tas.gov.au or Brent Daire - Manager – People, Performance and Governance - George Town Council - Ph: 03 6382 8800 .

The applications period will close at 11:59pm, 14 March, 2021.

 

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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