Coastal Project Officer x2

$78,642 - $90,333 yearly
  • Shoalhaven City Council
  • 36 Bridge Rd, Nowra NSW 2541, Australia
  • Dec 29, 2020
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Job Description

  • Salary: $78,642.20 - $90,332.84 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation
  • 2 year contract!
  • Access to Council’s Variable Working Scheme.

Shoalhaven City Council is a dynamic organisation serving a large and diverse community; limitless opportunity exists for an exciting and rewarding career. The Shoalhaven is located just 2 hours from Sydney and 2.5 hours from Canberra. The Shoalhaven is home to 104,000 people and comprises of 49 unique towns and villages. It is a place of great natural beauty and offers an enviable lifestyle and positive work-life balance.

About the role

The City Development Directorate currently has two positions available in its Environmental Services Section. These positions are fixed-term full time for a 2 year placement at the Nowra Administration Building. This role is 35 hours per week, Monday to Friday (9.00am to 5.00pm)

The advertised salary is based on the grade of the position, comprising of 4 steps within the range shown. The starting salary is at Step 1 within the grade. Progression through the salary steps shall be based upon the achievement of performance objectives relating to the position.


Reporting directly to the Coastal Coordinator, the focus of this position is to:

  • Oversee management of Coast & Estuary Grants
  • Work as part of a team to meet project milestones as well as deadlines associated with the Shoalhaven coastal management program for the open coasts in accordance with the NSW Coastal Management Act 2016
  • Support, manage and coordinate operations associated with delivering actions within the Coastal Zone Management Plan 2018
  • Prioritises workloads, timeframes and milestones for the Unit that support the Shoalhaven Coastal Zone Management Plan 2018 and aligns operational activities accordingly.

Skills & Experience

In order to be successful in the position, you will be/ possess:

  • Tertiary qualifications in coastal management, environmental science, environmental engineering or relevant discipline
  • Class C Driver’s Licence


We are committed to creating a positive culture and strong team environment, and offer a range of benefits:

  • Generous Leave Entitlements
  • Long Service Leave After 5 Years
  • 9 Day Fortnight for Outdoor Staff
  • Flexitime for Indoor Staff
  • Fitness Passport
  • Novated Lease Arrangements
  • Discounted Private Health Insurance
  • Training and Development Programs

How to Apply

You will be required to upload your resume and a brief cover letter which should address the selection criteria as outlined in the job description.

During the application you will also be required to respond to position related questions as shown below and questions regarding general information about you.

  1. At Shoalhaven City Council our corporate core values are: Collaboration, Adaptability, Integrity and Respect. Please choose one value and advise how you have enacted this value in a professional setting.
  2. Please list the relevant qualifications and experience you hold.
  3. Briefly describe your experience managing multiple complex grant projects and budgets as well as competing milestones and priorities.

Contact: Phil Hansen – Acting Section Manager – Environmental Services (02) 4429 3501

Applications Close: Monday, 25 January 2021 (at Midnight)

When your application has been submitted completely, you will receive a confirmation email

Job Closing Date

Jan 25, 2021