Current Vacancies

Regional Development Project Officer (000574)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipality, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a Regional Development Project Officer. Working in one of Australia’s most beautiful valleys, only 30 minutes from the capital city of Hobart, you will be supporting and managing the implementation of key projects of the Regional Development Unit.  This would  include the Huon Valley Brand, supporting sustainable business growth & development, and providing services and support to the business community.

You will have a tertiary qualification in a relevant economic or regional development, marketing, business field, or comparable industry experience.  You will also have the ability to build and maintain relationships and a passion for  economic development.  If you are keen for a range of experiences and would like to commence a fulfilling career, while enjoying the Huon’s beautiful natural surroundings at the southern gateway to Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area we are keen to hear from you.

 

Mandatory Requirements

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter (max 3 pages) indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Essential:

  • Tertiary qualification in a relevant economic or regional development, marketing or business field / or comparable industry experience;
  • Project management/planning skills with the ability to work on multiple projects concurrently;
  • Excellent computer skills, including database management, and a good understanding of and practical experience in website management;
  • High level social media skills and understanding of relevant marketing;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to liaise with personnel at all levels;
  • Sound written and oral communication skills with attention to detail, time management skills and the ability to meet deadlines;
  • Strong commitment to improving the economic outcomes of regional communities;
  • Current drivers licence.

Desirable:

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

For more information about this position contact Polly Venning, Regional Development Coordinator, on (03) 6264 0300.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 30 January 2017.

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Full-Time

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Project Officer – ICT Strategy (000585)

About This Position

  • Max Term Full Time (6 months)
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipality, the Huon Valley Council, has an exciting opportunity for a Project Officer to fill an assignment assisting with the implementation of a new Financial and Asset Management System.  Working in one of Australia’s most beautiful valleys and only 30 minutes from Hobart, you will be helping with data migration from the existing Finance system and the successful implementation of the new system.

We are looking for an energetic, motivated person who has a passion for Microsoft Excel.  If you have great attention to detail and an understanding of change management we would like to hear from you.

Mandatory Requirements

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter (max 3 pages) indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Essential:

  • Demonstrated experience within the Microsoft Office suite of applications, with high level Excel skills
  • Highly developed problem solving skills
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning and organising workloads.
  • Ability to quickly adapt to undertake work in various areas.
  • Ability to undertake and manage multiple tasks, including specialised projects, within specified time frames.

For more information contact Trici Hankin, Information Services Coordinator, on 03 6264 0300.

Applications close 9.00am on Monday, 23 January 2017

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Fixed Term

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Graduate Planning Officer (000584)

About This Position

  • Max Term Full Time (3 years)
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipality, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a Graduate 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 and support on a diverse range of planning projects.  This can include residential, rural & urban development, environmental planning, climate change, tourism development, forestry, agriculture & aquaculture, recreation planning, and heritage planning. The Huon Valley Region is experiencing unprecedented growth in development offering an exciting opportunity for someone who seeks a role that provides tangible outcomes and diverse planning experience.

You will have obtained, or are in the process of completing, tertiary town planning qualifications or a related discipline and have sound knowledge of current planning legislation and policies related to coastal regional planning or the ability to interpret the same.  If you are keen for a range of planning experiences and would like to commence a fulfilling planning career, while enjoying the Huon’s beautiful natural surroundings at the southern gateway to Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area, we are keen to hear from you.

Mandatory Requirements

Applications are to include a CV and covering letter (max 3 pages) indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Essential:

  • Have obtained or in the process of completing tertiary town planning qualifications or a related discipline and be a member of, or be eligible for membership to, the Planning Institute of Australia (PIA);
  • Demonstrated sound understanding of the Tasmanian Resource Management and Planning System, current planning legislation and policies associated with the statutory planning process and the ability to interpret and apply same to role duties
  • Ability to demonstrate analytical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to manage time and prioritise workloads within statutory timeframes
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • High quality report writing and editing skills
  • Good customer service and conflict resolution skills
  • Experience with the use of Microsoft suite of Office Software.
  • Drivers licence

Desirable:

  • Knowledge of local government in a statutory planning role
  • Experience with the use of geographic information systems (the LIST and iPlan), and enterprise content management systems (eg; ECM, Pathway or similar)

For more information contact Trent Henderson, Senior Planning Officer, on 03 6264 0300.

Applications close 9.00am Monday, 23 January 2017.

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Position Type

Fixed Term

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