Community Projects Officer - Engagement

$1,281 - $1,442 weekly
  • Kempsey Shire Council
  • New South Wales, Australia
  • Feb 08, 2021
Full time Engineering, Architecture, and Construction Strategy and Planning

Job Description

This is a readvertised position. Previous applicants need not apply.

About Us

Kempsey Shire Council is located on the Mid North Coast of New South Wales and is known for its genuine hospitality, pristine beaches, sub-tropical rainforests, mountain ranges, rock river gorges, sprawling farmland and peaceful villages.

The Opportunity

Kempsey Shire Council is currently seeking a Community Projects Officer - Engagement to provide support and delivery of community engagement planning, implementation and evaluation for the organisation.

To be successful in this role, you should hold tertiary qualifications in Community Development, Public Relations, Social Science or other relevant field; experience in relevant community development or engagement work; and experience in developing, monitoring and implementing community engagement plans and processes. Previous experience working with Aboriginal communities in a culturally competent manner will be highly regarded.

Please note there is a requirement for the successful candidate to provide a copy of a current National Police Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencement in this role.

On offer

In return, you will be rewarded by:

  • Opportunities to collaborate and achieve
  • Career development
  • 19-day month
  • A fantastic lifestyle and work life balance
  • Weekly salary of $1,280.83 to $1,441.59 (plus 9.5% superannuation)

Key accountabilities include

  • Support the implementation of Council’s Community Engagement Strategy and toolkit
  • Work with internal teams to plan, design and deliver on engagement activities
  • Establish and maintain a regular engagement calendar and stakeholder databases
  • Assist in developing and maintaining content on Council’s digital engagement platform
  • Participate in community events and activities

For further information regarding this role please contact Maya Spannari on 02 6566 3200

How to Apply

You must apply via Council’s webpage or through Seek. Emailed or posted applications will not be considered.

Please click the Apply button below (or the Apply for this job button in Seek), complete the application form and provide the following information:

  • A short statement (maximum 2 pages) on how your experience, abilities, knowledge and personal qualities would enable you to achieve the key accountabilities of the role.
  • Your current resume of no more than two pages which details your work experience and any other information that is relevant to this role as well as the contact details for two work related referees from a supervisor or Manager.

We recommend you use Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome to submit your application.

Applications close: Sunday, 28 February at 4pm

You will receive an e-mail to confirm your application has been received.

NOTE: All correspondence will occur by email. Please ensure you check your emails regularly.

If you experience any difficulties applying online, please contact our Organisational Development and Performance team on 02 6566 3200 or email

Thank you and good luck with your application.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we celebrate our diverse workforce.

Position Description

Job Closing Date

Feb 28, 2021