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Community Project Officer (000544)

About This Position

The Huon Valley Council is looking for an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual to develop and implement a range of projects, events and activities in line with the Huon Valley 2020 Community Plan.  The successful candidate will contribute to the delivery of policy and strategy and prepare submissions for event funding.

To succeed in this role you must possess a high level of organisational ability, exceptional writing skills, project and event management experience and the ability to develop strong working relationships.  No formal qualifications are required however applicants should possess an understanding of the operations of Local Government along with a current driver’s licence.

Mandatory Requirements


Effective oral and written communication skills including the ability to prepare concise written documents including policies, guidelines, correspondence and reports.

Sound interpersonal skills including negotiation and conflict resolution.

Demonstrated capacity to plan, organise, set priorities, manage competing demands and deliver on agreed outcomes.

Ability to work effectively unsupervised as well as in a team environment with Council colleagues.

Sound project management and problem solving skills.

Comprehensive knowledge of Microsoft Office software.

Ability to use corporate technology including systems in electronic document management, land and property management, finance, customer requests and intranet.

Current Driver’s Licence.

Understanding of the operations of Local Government

The ability to provide high level advice with respect to external event organisation including regulatory requirements.

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General Manager