Current Vacancies

Any current vacancies will be listed below.

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Applications are to include a CV, covering letter and a separate document addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Recreation Services Officer (000617)

About This Position

  • Permanent Part Time
  • 24 hours per week
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Recreation Services Officer to join their Community Services Department.

Working in the beautiful natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be supporting the Manager Recreation Services and its staff in the operations of commercial sport facilities, and implementation of Council’s annual plans, policies and strategies as they relate to Recreation Services.

This position requires a demonstrated interest in sports and recreation and experience in liaising with service providers and community groups. Strong time management skills and experience in the planning and coordination of community projects are necessary for this position.

For further information on this position contact Rebecca Bell, Manager Recreation Services, (03) 6264 0371.

 

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Completion of certificate or diploma level qualification and/or relevant extensive practical experience.
  • Demonstrated interest in Sports and Recreation
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, coordination and evaluation of community projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in the preparation of complex documents
  • Demonstrated experience in liaising with a wide range of community groups and external service providers.
  • Advanced skills in managing time, setting priorities, project planning and working autonomously.
  • Current Working with Children Check
  • Drivers Licence.
  • Demonstrated experience and/or knowledge of understanding relevant legislation.

Desirable:

  • Experience in Local Government
  • Experience in Grant writing

To Apply:

Applications are to include a CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 9am on Friday, 28 June 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

Director Corporate Services (000004)

About This Position

  • 5 Year Fixed Term Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

The Huon Valley Council is looking to appoint a highly experienced and motivated leader to the position of Director Corporate Services.

Only 30 minutes South of Hobart and working in the beautiful natural surrounds of the Huon Valley, the primary purpose of this position is to advance the aims and strategies of the Council through the effective leadership of the various units that combine to make the Corporate Services Department, including; Finance, Information Technology, Customer Services and Human Resources.

The successful applicant will hold tertiary qualifications in a finance related field as well as be able to demonstrate a successful track record of applying their high level, strategic, conceptual and analytical skills to all areas of Corporate Services.  A proven ability to advance meaningful policy and processes to the benefit of the organisation and community it serves will hold you in good stead for this role.

If you feel you are ready for the challenge that this exceptional opportunity offers we are keen to hear from you.

For more information about this role contact Emilio Reale, General Manager, on (03) 6264 0300.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Bachelor Degree in a financial management field and comprehensive relevant practical experience
  • Demonstrated high level strategic, conceptual and analytical skills
  • Strategic, project management and operational planning skills
  • Ability to advance policy and programming development in the context of local, regional, state and national priorities
  • Strong people management skills with the ability develop a high performance team through contemporary management practices
  • 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
  • Experience in Local Government in a similar or equivalent area of work.

Desirable:

  • Thorough understanding of the Tasmanian Local Government and State Government Frameworks
  • Specialist knowledge and skills in one or more of the following (in additional to Finance):
    • Human Resource Management
    • Information Technology
    • Information Management
    • Customer Service delivery

To Apply

Applications must include a CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 8th July 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Environmental Health Officer (000556)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

The Huon Valley Council currently has an exciting opportunity for an Environmental Health Officer to join their Environment & Development Services Department. This role will deliver effective and sound health outcomes for the community of the Huon Valley.

To be successful in this role you will already possess exceptional verbal and written communication skills, sound judgement, the ability to identify and address issues of public health significance, have strong and relevant regulatory knowledge, attention to detail and the ability to work and influence at all levels. Your well developed problem solving, conflict resolution and time management skills will mean you are a step ahead of the game as you develop and manage mutually beneficial relationships with the local community and other key stakeholders.

For further information on this role including a position description contact Amanda Blakney, Manager Environmental Services, on (03) 6264 0358.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Completion of relevant certificate or diploma level qualification that is approved by the Director of Public Health.
  • Demonstrated experience and knowledge relating to a wide variety of environmental health programs.
  • 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.
  • High level of personal presentation and commitment to customer service.
  • Proficient in the full range of Microsoft Office software packages.
  • Knowledge of related legislation relevant to environmental health.
  • A current Driver’s licence.

To Apply
Applications must include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday, 24 June 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Practice Nurse – Geeveston (000421)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

The Huon Valley Council have an exciting opportunity for a Practice Nurse to join their Geeveston Medical Centre.

Working in the beautiful natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing nursing care to patients presenting to the Medical Centre, and will work alongside the General Practitioners to enhance the quality of care provided to patients. This position will provide patient and health care coordination as well as conducting and managing Health Care Assessments.

This position requires an appropriate tertiary qualification and current nursing registration (preference will be given to Registered Nurses) along with experience working in a primary health care setting, preferably in a general practice environment.

For further information on this role contact Julie Gordon, Manager Medical Services, on (03) 6264 0323.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

    • Completion of relevant certificate or diploma level qualification and/or relevant extensive practical experience. or: Bachelor Degree in a relevant field
    • Experience in working in a primary health care setting, preferably in a community-based role
    • Experience in working with elderly patients and with chronic illnesses.
    • Knowledge of current immunisation schedules, diabetes management, asthma management, enhanced primary care items, infection control, CPR and emergency resuscitation techniques, equipment and drugs.
    • Skills in the functional/social/emotional home-based assessment of frail aged people and those living with a disability and their carers;
    • Knowledge of aged and disability services, including knowledge of broad health and welfare services;
    • High level care coordination and referral skills;
    • Ability to monitor budgets and service allocation

 

Desirable

  • Experience in the completion of Health Care Assessments.
  • Experience with medical centre software packages, in particular Pracsoft and Medical Director.
  • Experience with quality assurance and practice accreditation programs.
  • Experience with Medicare item numbers and health funds Nurse Immuniser qualification
  • Health promotional and educational community programs
  • Wound management and foot care Training

To Apply
Applications must include a CV and covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 9.00am on Thursday, 20 June 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date