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Regional Development Officer (000574)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Located just 30 minutes south of Hobart, the Huon Valley Council is looking to appoint a Regional Development Officer. You will be required to assist with promoting and facilitating sustainable business growth and development; enhancing sustainable economic growth and prosperity with the Council district and providing services and support to the business community and prospective investors.

Mandatory Requirements


  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant economic or regional development, tourism, marketing or business field or comparable industry experience;
  • Strong commitment to improving the economic outcomes of regional communities;
  • Excellent computer skills, including database management, and a good understanding of and practical experience in website management;
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to deal with industry groups, volunteer groups and encourage positive forward thinking in group situations;
  • High level written and oral communication skills, time management skills and the ability to meet reasonable deadlines;
  • Current drivers licence.


  • Experience in Local Government or a corporate organisation;
  • Graphic design and desktop publishing skills.

To Apply:

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the position description.

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Reporting To

Regional Development Coordinator, Michelle Gledhill, 03 6264 0300