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Position Details

Community Development Officer

Applications close 15/12/2019

  • Salary: $72,122 to $82,871 per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Fantastic benefits, training opportunities, monthly ADO, staff wellbeing programs & more!
An opportunity exists at the City of Stonnington - one of Melbourne’s most progressive councils for a rewarding career where you can make a real difference in your community. The position is permanent full time for 38 hours a week, however, flexible working arrangements may be considered.

As a Community Grants Officer you’ll act as the primary contact for community grants, coordinating all aspects of the grant program and applying a community development approach to its design and implementation. Additionally, you’ll be responsible for promoting and connecting the community to the grant program and building and maintaining strong partnerships with internal and external stakeholders. This is a fantastic and meaningful position to help develop a more resilient and connected community.

The successful candidate will have:
- A relevant tertiary qualification with experience in grants administration (Substantial relevant experience will be considered in the absence of a formal qualification)
- Well-developed strategies for gaining the cooperation of internal / external customers and stakeholders
- Strong understanding of the needs of diverse communities with a commitment to diversity and equity
- Experience developing and managing accurate information systems with well-developed methods for applying a strong attention to detail

We have a strong reputation as an employer that values and rewards its employees, with the health, wellbeing and development of our staff as a top priority. As a Stonnington employee, you'll be rewarded with the opportunity to:
- Grow your skills and knowledge with our extensive learning and development program
- Participate in our award nominated Wellbeing program (we can’t list all the great things about it or other companies will steal our ideas, but it’s pretty impressive!)
- Receive a monthly day off, annual leave loading and a work life balance
- Receive priority access to Council managed childcare facilities and maternal child health and immunisation services
- Work for an organisation with a dedicated Green Team and sustainable electric bikes!

City of Stonnington is an 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 a 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, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application.

Be part of Stonnington. Work that matters. People who make a difference

Submitting your application
A Position Description is attached below for your perusal which includes the Key Selection Criteria. Applicants must address the Key Selection Criteria as part of their application. 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: 82903223

A Position Description including the Key Selection Criteria can be found here.

Position Descriptions
PD - Community Development Officer - 521179 - Perm FT - Nov 2019.pdf

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