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Position Details

Community Recovery Coordinator

Applications close 25/10/2020

  • Salary: $98k to $109k per annum + monthly ADO + Super
  • Temporary Full Time
  • An opportunity to make a difference in an organisation that is progressive and people focused
We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work. Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

The Community Recovery Coordinator will mobilise the community and coordinate implementation of the Community Recovery Plan following the COVID-19 pandemic. Leading a small team, this position will:
• Use community impact assessments to regularly monitor Plan appropriateness;
• Actively engage communities in co-designing appropriate responses and in implementing Plan priorities
• Create a conduit between the Community Recovery Committee; Municipal Emergency Planning Committee (MEMPC); Municipal Relief and Recovery Committee (MRRC) and the wider Council organisation
• Build community capacity to achieve long term sustainable recovery.

This role is temporary for 12 months. Ideally full time but we're open to flexible arrangements.

As we are looking to fill this role asap we will be interviewing while open for applications and closing the advert once a suitable candidate has been found.

We’re looking for a motivated professional, highly experienced in working within a community development framework with:
• Ideally a relevant qualification such as social sciences, community development or equivalent
• Engaging leadership and relationship building tactics
• Substantial experience working with diverse populations
• Experience in planning community engagement projects and group facilitation to implement projects, plans and other activities

City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council's Recruitment Officer on 8920 1165.

For more information, please see the attached Success Profile. Please ignore the text below about a Position Description and responding to the Key Selection Criteria. Instead, use your cover letter to tell us why you’d be great in this role, your experience and skills to deliver the aspects highlighted in the Success profile and that you’ve got what’s needed to thrive.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.

Submitting your application

We are no longer using Position Descriptions or Key Selection Criteria. Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you can ‘deliver’ the aspects of the role and that you have got what is needed to ‘thrive’. These are the top two sections in the Success Profile below. You do not need to have a heading of each point or address each point individually. Recommended no more than 2 pages for your cover letter.

If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to discuss an alternative application process please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition Team 8290 1333.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

For further information on how to apply contact the Council’s Recruitment Officer on Ph: 03 8290 1333.
For position related queries, please contact Liz Daley on Ph: 8290 3223

Success Profile

Position Descriptions
Success Profile - Community Recovery Coordinator.pdf

The Inherent Requirements for this position can be found here. Please note this document must be read prior to applying for the vacancy.

City of Stonnington has a Workplace Adjustments Policy. Please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition Team on 82980 1333 for a copy