Current Vacancies

Communications Officer (000518)

About This Position

  • Full time role
  • Attractive employee benefits
  • Immediate start available

The Huon Valley Council is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to develop and deliver a range of communication activities, including events management and community consultation for Council projects.  The successful candidate will act as a contact point for Council’s various committees and community enquiries.

To succeed in this role you must possess exceptional communication skills, a high level of organisational ability and a flair for marketing.  No formal qualifications are required however applicants should possess at least 2 years experience in a similar role along with a current driver’s licence.

For further information on this position, please contact the Human Resource Co-ordinator, Claire Willemse, on (03) 6264 0376. Applications must address the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

Applications must be submitted prior to 5.00pm on Thursday 4 June 2015.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

No formal qualifications are required but applicants should have at least 2 years experience in a similar field

Excellent communication skills

Sound, efficient and accurate word processing skills

General administrative skills

Desk Top Publishing skills

Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office software

Strong time management skills

Strong organisational skills

Ability to work unsupervised and meet deadlines

Ability to work effectively in a team environment with Council colleagues

Desirable:

Basic understanding of the operations of Local Government

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Reporting To

General Manager

Executive Manager Infrastructure Services (000459)

About This Position

  • Key leadership role
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • Opportunity to lead a dynamic infrastructure team

Located just 30 minutes south of Hobart, the Huon Valley Council is looking to appoint a proactive and self motivated leader to the position of Executive Manager Infrastructure Services.  Reporting to the General Manager you will enjoy a level of decision making authority and provide advice regarding infrastructure service delivery and effective business unit outcomes.

Leading a team of more than 60 staff, you will apply a team-focussed approach in the management and development of service delivery through Infrastructure Services, adopt continuous improvement and best practice, and ensure the execution of the organisation’s strategic plan.

Your expertise in developing strategy, driving business outcomes and providing leadership will ensure your success in this role.

For further information on this position, please contact the HR Co-ordinator, Claire Willemse, on (03) 6264 0376. Applications must address the selection criteria outlined in the position description which can be downloaded below.  Applications must be received prior to 5.00pm on Monday 8 June 2015.

 

 

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

Tertiary qualifications in a relevant field and/or comparable experience in a similar role

Demonstrated high level strategic, conceptual and analytical skills

Ability to advance policy and programming development in the context of local, regional, state and national priorities.

Demonstrated experience in managing human resources.

High level communication and conflict resolution skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.

Demonstrated ability to manage a multiplicity of operations, functions and projects whilst achieving corporate objectives.

Demonstrated financial and asset management skills.

Strategic, project management and operational planning skills.

Desirable:

Thorough understanding of the Tasmanian Local Government and State Government Frameworks

Specialist knowledge and skills in one or more of the following:

  • Transportation Services;
  • Stormwater;
  • Design, Depot, Plant and Fleet;

Construction and Project Management

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date

Reporting To

General Manager