Community Development Officer

$69,162 - $81,411 yearly
  • Cockburn City Council
  • 3 Columbia Court, Norwest NSW 2153, Australia
  • Dec 31, 2020
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Job Description

The City of Cockburn is dynamic and rapidly growing. It provides its employees with generous employment conditions and highly desirable lifestyle benefits including:

  • Generous superannuation (up to 14.5%)
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Additional 2 days of leave per year
  • Free Cockburn ARC membership
  • 9 Day fortnight
  • Great study assistance (50% HELP contribution)
  • Wellness programs

The City

Cockburn is one of the major coastal cities found in the state of Western Australia. With a current population of over 115,000, the City is dynamic, rapidly growing and an exciting place to be.

Situated just 22km south of the Perth CBD, Cockburn boasts an amazing coastline, beautiful beaches and parks, and is supported by a rich mix of community facilities and diverse employment opportunities.

The Position

We are looking for an engaging Community Development Officer to play a key role in strengthening community capacity, building networks and enhancing relationships between the City and community organisations. This is an excellent opportunity for a motivated individual to join the Community Development Team to make a real difference in the community.

To be successful you will have:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and significant experience in the community development sector.
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing and managing community development projects.
  • High level communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Experience working with the community and community organisations.
  • Experience in grant processes, including grant applications and assessments.
  • Demonstrated capacity in researching and implementing community development events and projects.

This is a 12 month maternity leave cover opportunity.

Salary: $69,162-$81,411 per annum, depending on qualifications and experience.

Information: Simone Sieber, Community Development Coordinator on 9411 3524.

How to Apply: Please read the attached position description then click on the ‘Apply for Job’ button on the City’s webpage ( and complete the online application.

Closing Date: 6pm, Monday, 11 January 2021.

The City of Cockburn is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The City reserves the right to commence the recruitment process prior to closing date.

- Position Description - Community Development Officer.pdf

Job Closing Date

Jan 11, 2021