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Community Development Officer

Community Development Officer

Permanent Full Time - Based in Charlton
$62,219.04 per annum plus statutory superannuation 

Council is seeking a highly motivated and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Community Development Officer. This role will assist in the delivery of efficient and effective community development strategies within the Shire with a strong focus on elderly and vulnerable residents.

The successful applicant will assist the manager of Community Services in the implementation of the Buloke Shire Inclusiveness Plan and Volunteer Strategy to assist all members of the Buloke community to actively participate.
You will work with local community groups, stakeholders, service providers and representative networks, and coordinate Councils involvement in special events such as Victorian Seniors Festival, Volunteer Week and other associated community events.

Applicants will possess;
• High level Community Development skills and a demonstrated understanding of the underlying principles of Community Development.
• Experience in a multi-functional office environment and/or Local Government experience
• Ability to work to agreed timelines whilst delivering high quality output
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Excellent public relations and interpersonal skills
• Research and analysis skills
• Satisfactory National Police Records Check
• Working with Children Check
• Current Victorian Drivers License

This is a great place to work, so take the next step in your career, check out the full Position Description

HOW TO APPLY:  Applicants should ensure they include a cover letter, resume and address the key selection criteria in their application. Applications marked ‘Confidential’ will be received until 5.00 pm Friday 20 September 2019 and can be either emailed to recruitment@buloke.vic.gov.au or forwarded to: Human Resources, Buloke Shire Council, PO Box 1, WYCHEPROOF VIC 3527.