Senior Recreation & Open Space Projects Officer

  • Full Time
  • Footscray
  • $105,207 - $116,911 AUD / Year

Website Maribyrnong City Council

Local Government

Temporary Full Time (3 years)

  • Band 7 ($105,207 – $116,911) 11% super monthly ADO
  • Footscray, Melbourne

About Us

Maribyrnong City Council is undergoing significant change in population growth, redevelopment, and a transitioning economy is leading to an influx of new residents, businesses and opportunities. Maribyrnong is becoming a sought after residential area and a destination for foodies.

The Opportunity

The Recreation and Open Space Department is looking for an appropriately qualified Senior Recreation and Open Space Projects Officer. Reporting to the Coordinator Recreation and Open Space Projects Delivery, this role is integral to supporting and coordinating the delivery of sport, recreation and open space projects across the municipality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Capital Works Planning
  • Project Coordination and Implementation
  • Strategic Partnerships
  • Communication, Consultation and Advocacy

About You

To be considered for this role you will have demonstrated experience in the provision of sport and recreation and/or open space services and facilities in a local government setting, experience in capital works projects across the project life, including project proposal, scope, planning and design, funding, delivery and management.

Why Choose Maribyrnong?

  • Work cross functionally in a friendly, supportive and professional multidisciplinary team;
  • Enjoy a flexible and inclusive work environment;
  • Work in a meaningful role within a Values driven organisation;
  • Relish a vibrant foodie hub at your doorstep;
  • Accrued Day Off every month

So, if you are looking for a role where you can make a genuine difference and you enjoy working in a diverse community focused environment, Apply Now!

How to Apply

Please submit your Resume and a Covering Letter via our Careers website telling us why you think you would be a great fit for this position and outlining your relevant experience in support of your application by 10:00pm on the closing date listed.

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Equal Opportunity Employer

We are a child safe organisation and an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to child safety and supporting the best interests of children in all our operations. Council encourages young people, people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

Enquiries: Please contact Rod Clark, Coordinator Recreation and Open Space Projects Delivery on 0481 467 657 for a confidential discussion.

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