Current Vacancies

Regional Development Coordinator / Manager (000523)

About This Position

• Permanent full time
• 12.5% super
• Great employee benefits
Australia’s most southern municipality, the Huon Valley Council, currently has an exciting opportunity for a strategic and dynamic marketing professional. This role will see you responsible for the implementation and coordination of strategies that enable the development and growth of the Huon Valley.
With strong experience in project and stakeholder management, you will lead an enthusiastic and talented team to achieve results within the Huon Brand Marketing Campaign, our Visitor Information Centre and other priority regional development projects.
How to apply:
Applications must address the selection criteria below.

Applications can be emailed to: recruitment@huonvalley.tas.gov.au

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

Tertiary qualification in a relevant economic development, tourism, marketing or business field or comparable industry experience.

Demonstrated working knowledge of, and a strategic approach to, economic and business marketing and development.

Ability to prepare policies, reports, budgets and strategic plans.

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

Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.

Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team.

Demonstrated ability to manage large scale projects from conception to completion

Ability to communicate with influence to a broad range of stakeholders

Desirable:

Experience working with Local Government.

For further information about this position please contact The General Manager, Simone Watson on (03) 6264 0300.

Applications close 5:00pm Monday 13 June 2016.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Reporting To

The General Manager

Primary Health Officer (000575)

About This Position

  • Fixed-term contract until 30/6/17
  • 24 hours per week
  • Attractive employee benefits

The Huon Valley Council is looking for a motivated individual who will provide support to the Rural Health Unit whilst being responsible for the implementation and reporting of the Primary Health program.

The successful applicant will be responsible for coordinating and assisting in the delivery of a wide range of health and wellness programs in the Huon Valley Community.

This position will involve the ability to identify and source grant funding opportunities, therefore experience must include a strong skill set within MS Office and first rate time management skills. Applicants must possess a minimum of three years working in a similar role and or appropriate tertiary qualification or equivalent experience.

To apply:

Applicants must address the selection criteria below.

 

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

Minimum of 3 years working in a similar role/level

Appropriate tertiary qualification and/or equivalent experience.

Experience in working in a primary health care setting, preferably in a rural setting.

Experience in working in a community-based role across a diverse age range.

Demonstrated experience within the Microsoft Office suite of applications including MS Publisher along with strong and accurate typing and data input skills.

Demonstrated experience in the use of Medical Director and PracSoft applications

Ability to monitor budgets and service delivery.

Current First Aid and CPR.

Current manual vehicle and ancillary vehicle licence

Demonstrated understanding of health and well being issues of a rural community.

Demonstrated successful outcomes from previous grant writing.

Demonstrated high level care coordinator and referral skills.

Working with Children Check or ability to provide one

Desirable:

Experience in the completion of Health Care Assessments.

Experience with quality assurance and practice accreditation programs.

Emergency Asthma Management/Anaphylaxis

For further information on this position please contact Jacqui Brooksbank, Executive Manager Family Services on (03) 6264 0328

Closing date for this position is 5:00pm on Friday 3 June 2016.

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Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Jacqui Brooksbank, Executive Manager Family Services

Qualified Early Childhood Educator (000151)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 12.5% Super
  • Fun and lively team environment

Huon Valley Children’s Services provides quality child care services for families in the Huonville, Geeveston and Dover communities.  We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Qualified Early Childhood Educator who will be responsible for the provision of quality early learning programs to children aged birth to 12 years.  You will play a critical role in developing a foundation for successful future learning through your ability to build rapport and engage with children and families.  It is essential that you hold an early childhood qualification (Diploma or above).

In return we offer a supportive and friendly work environment with excellent professional development opportunities.

To apply:

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined below.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Children’s Services programs for 0 to 5 year olds.
  • Program planning experience
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, with both adults and children.
  • Demonstrated understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, National Quality Standard and regulatory framework.
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Ability to coach, supervise support workers, students and volunteers.
  • Problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team.
  • Ability to implement Council and Service policies and procedures.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment to create enjoyable and responsive programs.

Desirable

  • Experience working with Local Government.
  • Basic computer skills in using Microsoft Office suite of programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the National Learning Frameworks – Belonging, Being and Becoming – The Early Years Learning Framework and My Time, Our Place – Framework for School Age Care in Australia

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements

  • Approved early childhood diploma or teaching qualification
  • Current First Aid Certificate, EAM and Anaphylaxis.
  • CPR update annually.
  • Current Department of Education Safety Screening Certificate
  • Certified Supervisor certification.

For more information on this position please contact Clare Holmes, Centre Based Care Coordinator, 03 6264 0333

 

Closing date for this position is 9:00am on Tuesday, 14 June 2016.

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Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Centre Based Care Coordinator

Planning Officer (000039)

About This Position

• Permanent full time
• 12.5% super
• Great employee benefits

Australia’s most southern municipality, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a Planning Officer who seeks a diverse planning career. Working in one of Australia’s most beautiful valleys and only 30 minutes from the Capital City of Hobart, you will be assessing and providing planning advice on a diverse range of statutory and strategic planning projects that include: residential, rural and urban development, environmental planning, climate change, tourism development, forestry, agriculture and aquaculture, recreation planning and heritage planning.

You will have tertiary qualifications in planning or a related discipline and have demonstrated knowledge with some experience of current planning legislation and policies related to coastal rural planning or the ability to interpret the same. If you are keen for a range of planning experiences and would like a career that challenges you, while enjoying the Huon’s beautiful natural surroundings at the gateway to Tasmania’s South West World Heritage Area.

How to apply:
Applications must address the selection criteria below.
Applications can be emailed to: recruitment@huonvalley.tas.gov.au

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:
Tertiary qualifications in planning or a related discipline

Demonstrated experience and technical knowledge of current planning legislation and policies, planning schemes including interim planning schemes and related planning issues and the ability to interpret and apply same to role duties

Ability to exercise sound and independent judgement in providing recommendations

Ability to manage time and prioritise workloads within statutory timeframes

Experience with the use of geographic information systems, Microsoft Word and enterprise content management systems (eg; ECM, Pathway or similar)

Good oral and written communication skills

High quality report writing and editing skills

Good customer service and conflict resolution skills

Drivers licence

Desirable:
Experience with local government in a statutory planning role

Experience in strategic land use planning

For further information about this position please contact Council’s Senior Planner Trent Henderson on (03) 6264 0347. Applications close at 5:00pm on Monday, 13 June 2016

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Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Human Resources Coordinator (000554)

About This Position

Re-Advertised Permanent full-time.  Salary range negotiable depending on experience.

  • 12.5% super
  • Great employee benefits
  • Exciting growth opportunities

The Huon Valley Council is looking for a motivated individual to coordinate their Human Resources functions.  This is a key role within the organisation and the ideal candidate will be required to lead a small team.  Experience will be of a generalist nature including Industrial Relations, Workplace Health & Safety, Training and Development, Strategic Planning.

To apply:

Applications should address the selection criteria below.

Mandatory Requirements

  • A qualification in Human Resources or relevant experience.
  • Extensive experience in the coordination of recruitment and selection.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify gaps and deficiencies in strategy, policy and process, then recommend, develop and implement changes that deliver positive outcomes.
  • A thorough understanding/knowledge of the relevant legislative, compliance and industrial relations frameworks relating to privacy and employment law.
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation, with the ability to be able to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Proficient in the full range of Microsoft Office software packages, database administration, and operational knowledge of HRI Systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Workplace Health & Safety principles, Workers Compensation legislation and Workplace Standards.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team.
  • Current manual Driver’s Licence.

For more information on this position please contact Wayne Thorpe, Executive Manager Corporate Services, on (03) 6264 0300

Closing date for this position is 5:00pm Tuesday 14 June.

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Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Executive Manager Corporate Services

Medical Receptionist (00435)

About This Position

• Permanent part-time position
• Attractive employee benefits
• Caring and committed team environment

The Huon Valley Council currently have an exciting employment opportunity for a Medical Receptionist to provide high level administrative support to the Geeveston Medical Services. This role will see you responsible for providing prompt and accurate responses to counter and telephone enquiries as well as problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
You will require a high level of attention to detail, a strong skill set with computer programs and a strong customer service orientation. It is essential that you have a demonstrated ability in time management and organisational skills to ensure deadlines are met. In return, we offer a supportive and friendly work environment, excellent professional development opportunities as well as attractive employee
benefits which include 12.5% superannuation and a wide range of health & well being discounts.

To apply:

Applications must address the selection criteria below.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

Previous experience in a medical reception role or within the health industry

Demonstrated commitment to community health principles and practice

High level customer service skills with the ability to build rapport and engage with customers

Problem solving and conflict resolution skills

The ability to work effectively in fast-paced environments

Previous experience in cash handling, EFTPOS, receipting procedures and daily accounts reconciliation

Demonstrated experience in the Microsoft Office suite of applications with knowledge of PracSoft & Medical Director programs an advantage

Desirable

Experience with computerised financial systems.

Knowledge of local government operations.

For further information please contact Luella Coulson, on (03) 6297 1903

Closing date for this position is 5:00pm on Friday 10 June 2016.

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Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Medical Services Coordinator

Health Promotion and Education Officer (000443)

About This Position

  • Fixed-term part-time contract until 30/12/16
  • 12.5 % Super
  • Attractive employee benefits

The Huon Valley Council is looking for a motivated individual who will organise and implement health and educational activities/programs within the Huon Valley community and co-ordinate outreach health and education services. Experience must include working in a primary health care setting, preferably in a community based role along with a strong understanding of broad health and welfare services.

It is essential to hold a relevant qualification and/or experience. It would be desirable to hold an appropriate nursing tertiary qualification (with current registration). Must possess strong computer skills including Publisher.

To apply:

Applications must address the selection criteria below.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

Appropriate tertiary qualification and/or equivalent experience.

Experience in working in a community-based role across a diverse age range.

Knowledge of aged and disability services, including knowledge of broad health and welfare services;

Demonstrated experience within the Microsoft Office suite of applications including MS Publisher along with strong and accurate typing and data input skills.

Ability to monitor budgets and service allocation

Current CPR certificate

Current manual vehicle and public passenger vehicle licence

Desirable:

Demonstrated experience in health promotional and educational community programs

For more information on this position, please contact the Rural Health Co-ordinator Jo Pitman on (03) 6264 0349.

Closing date for this position is 5:00pm Friday 3 June 2016.

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Position Type

Fixed Term - Part-time

Application Close Date

Reporting To

Rural Health Co-ordinator