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Applications close at 12noon on Friday, 4 February 2022.

Development Officer – Facilities

Permanent Full Time

About your opportunity

Are you passionate about recreation and community development? A great team player that is motivated and proactive? Have effective engagement and relationship skills that will enhance the management and services of Council related recreational / leisure facilities.

If so, this role is for you…

The Development Officer – Facilities is responsible for managing the Community and Council facilities. This role will support user groups and lessees to develop, review and implement master plans and to assist in identifying resources required to undertake their activities by accessing available funding and ensuring funds are administered according to identified needs and opportunities.

All about you

You should be able to demonstrate an understanding and knowledge in managing a range of parks and recreational spaces and leisure facilities along with knowledge and experience in asset management and building maintenance programs.

You will require well developed communication skills, both verbal and written in negotiation, facilitation, report preparation and conflict resolution.

A tertiary qualification in Community Development or related field and/or proven experience is a must along with a current Police Check (within last six months).

What we can offer

Forget about long commutes – it’s time for your tree change.  We offer work life balance with the mighty Murray River, nature and great activities right on your doorstep.  Enjoy the rural lifestyle and be welcomed by a friendly community. Join a workplace that is innovative and forward thinking.

This permanent full time position attracts $80,503 per annum. In addition, superannuation is paid at 12%.

About your environment

Swan Hill is a bustling provincial centre just three and a half hours from Melbourne and five and a half hours from Adelaide.

Located on the banks of the Murray River, our region offers a relaxed lifestyle, scenic views but with all the features you expect from the city.

Swan Hill is home to three major supermarkets; national retail stores; a diverse range of award winning restaurants and cafes; a wide variety of retail stores; gyms and sporting clubs; and is home to the iconic Pioneer Settlement and world class Heartbeat of the Murray laser light show, our region boasts a variety of tourism and recreational experiences.

Our community is proud, welcoming, and with more than 40 nationalities represented, offers a diverse and culture-rich experience.

To learn more about Swan Hill please visit Dream Swan Hill and the Swan Hill New Residents Guide.

Applications close

Applications close at 12noon on Friday, 4 February 2022. It is anticipated that interviews will be held on Wednesday, 9 February 2022.

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      Phone: (03) 5036 2333
      Postal address: Swan Hill Rural City Council, PO Box 488, Swan Hill VIC 3585