Business Development Officer

$69,873 yearly
  • Bayswater City Council
  • City of Bayswater Civic Centre, Broun Avenue, Morley WA, Australia
  • 12 Jan, 2022
Full time Administrative, Clerical and Office Support Strategy and Planning

Job Description

About us

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

A Business Development Officer provides business planning and administration support to the Development and Place team, including assisting the Principal of Strategic Planning and Place with budgeting, financials and land administration matters. Part of this includes the compilation of professional correspondence and reports with a high level of attention to detail. Contributing  to the implementation of the continuous development of process and procedures for the branch and processing heritage grant applications and land administration matters (such as ROW closures, road closures and street naming), including preparing Council reports. Although not essential, Tertiary qualifications in Business Administration or extensive experience relevant to the requirements of the position are desirable.

About You  

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual to join the City’s Development and Place team for this permanent opportunity. This position is full-time and based at our Civic Centre. We are looking for someone who is eager to learn new skills, and can demonstrate their high level of administrative and research support.

To be successful in this role you will be able to work cooperatively and effectively with others in the team and demonstrate positive and inclusive behaviours in line with our values. This position works in a fast-paced environment so we need someone who can manage the high volume workload whilst maintaining their attention to detail. A current WA C or A class driving license and completion of secondary education (Year 12) or relevant TAFE qualification are required.

What we offer

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 $69,873 per annum 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
  • free parking

Closing Date: 4pm, Friday 21st January 2022 

To view the Position Description and information about working for the City of Bayswater, please download the attachments below.

For any further queries please contact Alix Bray, Principal Strategic Planning and Place on 08 9272 0670.

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.

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Applicants should include a current CV and a cover letter describing how you meet the requirements of the role.


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.

Job Closing Date

21 Jan, 2022