Senior Community Partnerships Support Officer

• Community engagement

• Utilise your exceptional people and communication skills

• Location: Benalla or Mansfield

Key role in developing and implementing improved community engagement in the Goulburn District.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Hume Region - Negotiable
Reference: VG/925998
Closing Date: 23-Jan-2019
Salary Range: $84,019 - $95,329
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 925998 VPS4 Senior Community Partnerships and Support Officer .docx (Word, 79KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Scott Edwards
0428 363 220

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Reporting to the District Manager (Goulbourn District) the Senior Community Partnerships Support Officer supports high quality engagement with local communities regarding management of the public land estate. The role has a suite of key program deliverables including upgrades to recreational sites, infrastructure, signage and road improvement programs that requires consultation with the community.

The ‘Support' component of your role will kick in when you provide specialist community engagement and partnership advice to District staff for the effective delivery of forest, fire and emergency management services and broader place-based priorities.

The role may entail working outside of the standard business hours to meet with community and interest groups and will be the key contact in the Tolmie Community Based Bushfire Management program.

There are two essential skills that will see you succeed in this role. You have comprehensive project management skills and be able to see through to completion stand-alone and specific initiatives, with each project having a community focus.

Your people and communication skills will be exceptional. Our internal and external stakeholders come from a diverse range of backgrounds therefore, you can navigate conversations with such diverse groups and individuals with much ease. Your people and communication skills gives rise to your ability to identify opportunities, and proactively have meaningful conversations with stakeholders and community members, to display and promote what we are doing within the District.

This is a fixed term position available for up to 11 months.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight, Wednesday 23 January 2019

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