Communications & Engagement Officer

$70,228 - $77,423 yearly
  • District Council of Yorke Peninsula
  • District Council of Yorke Peninsula, Elizabeth Street, Maitland SA, Australia
  • 12 Jul, 2021
Full time Media, Journalism, Advertising, and Public Relations

Job Description

POSITION NUMBER 4105

SECTION

  • Corporate & Community Services

SHORT DESCRIPTION

Continuously improve Council’s corporate image and reputation through proactive engagement with the Yorke Peninsula community. Ensure the community is well informed, actively engaged and has an awareness of upcoming community projects and key Council decisions, through the provision of effective communication and engagement. Encourage tourism in the region through effective marketing and coordination of visitor information services.

HOURS

  • 76 hour fortnight (some out of hours work may required)

BENEFITS

Employees enjoy an amazing range of benefits which include:

  • 9.5% employer contributed superannuation into a fund of your choice;
  • generous salary packaging arrangements;
  • Corporate Health programme with annual health checks, skin cancer assessments and flu injections;
  • driver licence allowance;
  • income protection insurance;
  • flexible employment opportunities;
  • job security;
  • professional development opportunities;
  • emergency services leave;
  • family/carers and parental leave;
  • long service leave;
  • portability of leave within SA local Government; and
  • equal opportunity employment.

STATUS

  • Permanent full time

APPLICANT REQUIREMENTS

The successful applicant must demonstrated experience in communications, public relations or related field (and/or certificate qualification) and highly developed written and verbal communication skills.

SALARY

Level 3 – starting at $70,228.08 to $77,422.92 p.a. plus statutory superannuation. (In accordance with the Yorke Peninsula Council Municipal Officers Enterprise Agreement No 5, 2019).

PROBATION PERIOD

  • 13 weeks

MAKING AN APPLICATION

Applicants must submit applications in accordance with the principles outlined above.

MEDICAL

A compulsory pre-employment medical examination must be undertaken.

LOCATION

Maitland Office, however appointment is to the Council, therefore the successful applicant may be required to undertake duties at other locations.

INFORMATION

Further information about the position can be obtained from Anne Hammond, Manager Business & Public Relations on 8832 0000.

APPLICATION KIT Application kit for position #4105

SUBMIT BY MAIL

Bobbi Pertini
Manager People, Culture & Safety
Yorke Peninsula Council
Position No. 4105 Communications & Engagement Officer
PO Box 57
MAITLAND SA 5573

SUBMIT IN PERSON

Reception via:

• Maitland Office – 8 Elizabeth Street
• Minlaton Office – 18 Main Street
• Yorketown Office – 15 Edithburgh Road

SUBMIT BY EMAIL

admin@yorke.sa.gov.au
(Council will bear no liability for email applications submitted but not received)

APPLY ONLINE

Apply online for position #4105

APPLICATION CLOSING DATE

28/07/2021 at 05:00 pm

Job Closing Date

28 Jul, 2021