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Position Details

Recreation Planning and Projects Officer

Applications close 08/12/2019

  • Salary: $86,710 to $93,907 per annum + Monthly ADO + Superannuation
  • Permanent Full Time
  • Innovative & collaborative council offering great benefits, training, development & more!
An opportunity exists at the City of Stonnington - one of Melbourne’s most progressive councils, to utilise your Sport and Rec knowledge, located at the Historic Malvern Town Hall on Glenferrie Road in Malvern, surrounded by an abundance of local shops, cafes and restaurants. This position is permanent full time for 38 hours, however, flexible work arrangements may be considered.

If you’re motivated and enthusiastic and looking to join an innovative Recreation Services unit where you can diversify your experience and become a valued member of a team, than we have the perfect role for you! This position will work with the local community and sporting groups to develop, plan, organise and implement a range of initiatives and projects that foster an active community.

The successful candidate will have a tertiary qualification in Recreation, Sports Management, Planning, Community Development or similar discipline, and experience within the sport and recreation field. You will have a demonstrated ability to manage projects of a strategic nature, along with strong interpersonal skills to work with various stakeholders to achieve the desired results. An understanding of the culture and operation of sporting and recreation organisations is essential.

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 Patrick Boyd on Ph: 82901178

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

Position Descriptions
PD - Recreation Planning and Projects Officer - Perm FT - 513312 - 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.