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Community Development Officer Job No: BDBRC455 Location: Bundaberg Employment Status: Permanent Full-Time No. of Vacancies: 1 Closing Date: 9 Sep 2021 AEST $79,540 per annum + super + benefits Permanent Full-Time Community Services Branch, Community & Environment Bundaberg Region About Us Are you ready to join our team and build Australia’s best regional community? Here at Bundaberg Regional Council our vision is bold but simple, to build Australias best regional community. In order to achieve this, weve created a culture thats centred on our core values. To be a Council that is customer focused, respectful and prides itself on team work, leadership, sustainability and innovation. Were an all-inclusive Council that celebrates diversity and communicates in an open and respectful manner. About The Opportunity Your role as a Community Development Officer is to develop and implement a range of strategies to ensure our community have access to information and services, and to facilitate active participation in various programs and activities for the whole of community. In this role, you will establish and maintain appropriate consultative mechanisms and links between community/youth, Council and community and youth organisations that foster a coordinator approach to addressing youth needs. In addition to this, you will identify gaps in service delivery and seek funding to address these needs, as well as, administer the Community and Youth activities budget and coordinate National Youth Week activities. About You * Tertiary qualifications in Community Development, Human Services, Social Work and/or behavioural/social sciences with a minimum of three years relevant industry experience or substantial experience. * Current class ’C’ drivers licence and Working with Children Blue Card * Demonstrated experience in community development, working with disadvantaged persons, individual groups, youth and communities. * Demonstrated experience in coordinating activities in a regional/rural environment including the ability to attract, identify and source funding for, community projects, groups and organisations . * Knowledge of and skills in social needs analysis, social planning and service development and to develop strategic responses to address identified needs * Demonstrated experience with local and regional networks and government departments and knowledge of relevant government policy and funding programs * Strong organisational skills, including the ability to manage and prioritise a wide range of tasks with minimal supervision * Well-developed interpersonal and customer service communication skills * Live and uphold the Council’s values, show initiative, and a ’can do’ attitude towards work What we offer * A competitive remuneration salary with options for salary sacrifice, up to 12% Superannuation contributions, 17.5% leave loading * 36.25 hour working week, regular rostered days off, including long weekends * Work within a culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance and a friendly and supported team * An all-inclusive and diverse workplace culture where everyone feels valued The Selection Process The preferred candidate may be required to undergo a National Police Check, as part of the recruitment process. How to Apply To apply or find out more about the

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