Community Development Officer – Reconciliation (50D)

$74,344 yearly
  • Bayswater City Council
  • Bayswater VIC, Australia
  • 04 Jun, 2021
Part time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support

Job Description

Part-time opportunity (0.6 FTE)

We are a values driven organisation proud to be serving our community with a broad and diverse range of services. Our community is active and engaged, and proud of our diverse culture, green spaces and built environment. We are connected by our vibrant local centres and our focus on creating safe and welcoming places for people. We are making big changes at the City and by working together we are coming up with more efficient and innovative ways of doing things and by being able to make a difference in the community brings us great job satisfaction. If you are looking to work with an organisation that promotes a positive and inclusive workplace, has a friendly working environment and truly believes their workforce is their most important asset, then the City of Bayswater could be the place for you.

About the Position:
We are seeking a motivated individual to join our Community Development team. This position has a particular focus on the coordination, promotion, delivery and evaluation of community development programs, events and initiatives with a particular focus on the City’s Reconciliation Action Plan.

The ideal candidate will have demonstrated experience in report writing and will actively promote community development initiatives, build strong partnerships with a range of internal and external stakeholders and continuously identify new opportunities to meet the needs of the community.

About you:
To be successful in this role you will have a tertiary qualification Diploma or Certificate level qualification in Social Work, Community Services, Human Services or similar discipline or; demonstrated equivalent professional experience in a relevant field (two years minimum). For this role Aboriginality is a genuine requirement under Section 50D of the Equal Employment Opportunity act of 1984 (WA).

You will also possess strong project management experience and can demonstrate the ability to prioritise competing deadlines and the ability to build and maintain positive relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.

You will love working here because we believe we have great staff who are motivated and passionate about what they do. We get to make a difference in the community which brings great job satisfaction. We offer a competitive salary of $74,344 per annum (pro rata) plus super, as well as access to City of Bayswater staff benefits including:

  • flexible work arrangements
  • free aquatic and gym membership
  • generous superannuation contributions
  • training and development opportunities
  • employee health and wellbeing program
  • the City of Bayswater Civic Centre is well serviced by public transport as well as free parking

For any further queries about the role, please contact Michele Fletcher on 9272 0621.

Closing Date: 10am, Friday 16 July 2021



The City of Bayswater is an Equal Opportunity Employer and we promote a workplace that values and foster the diversity of our staff. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, people from cultural diverse backgrounds and young people. For this role Aboriginality is a genuine requirement under Section 50D of the Equal Employment Opportunity act of 1984 (WA).

The City of Bayswater reserves the right to close this advertisement prior to the closing date.

Candidate screening and interviews may take place prior to the advertised close date.

Applications may be used to fill subsequent vacancies.

Job Closing Date

16 Jul, 2021