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Project Officer (Community Education Focus) (000625)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Part Time
  • 3 months (with possibility of extension)
  • Minimum 16 hours/week
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a passionate and motivated Projects Officer to join their Community Services department. This role will undertake project development and implementation to expand and promote education and job pathway opportunities in the Huon Valley.

To be successful in this position you will require a relevant certificate or diploma, and experience in project management; including planning, reporting and evaluation.  You will also have excellent communication skills, with the ability to build and maintain cooperative relationships with stakeholders, and experience in writing project proposals and grant funding applications.

For further information on this position contact Rebecca Stevenson, Director Community Services, (03) 6264 0322.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Completion of relevant certificate or diploma level qualification and or relevant extensive practical experience
  • Demonstrated experience in project management, including project planning, reporting and evaluation.
  • Demonstrated experience in the coordination and delivery of events for singular or missed groups of teachers, families, students and community members
  • Effective communication skills including negotiation and conflict resolution, with the demonstrated ability to build and maintain cooperative relationships with stakeholders at all levels.
  • Experience in establishing effective working relationships
  • Experience in writing project proposals and grant funding applications
  • Demonstrated management, coordination and operational planning skills.
  • Time management skills including a demonstrated ability to work under pressure setting priorities, planning and organising workloads.
  • Available to work flexible hours and/or days
  • Tasmanian drivers licence.

Desirable:

  • Knowledge and/or experience with Local Government including thorough understanding of relevant development related legislation and requirements.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment
  • Experience working in both the public and the private sector

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

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 18 December 2019.

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Position Type

Fixed Term - Part-time

Application Close Date

Outside School Hours Care Team Leader (000219)

About This Position

  • Permanent Part Time (minimum 58 hours/week)
  • 12.5% Super
  • Fun and friendly working environment

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team.

Working in three beautiful locations in the natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

You will have completed a Diploma in Children’s Services and have previous experience in planning and delivering Children’s Services programs.  You will also possess high level communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict when necessary, as well as the ability to coach and supervise Support Educators, students and volunteers.

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Selection Criteria

  • Completion of Diploma of Children’s Services or Early Childhood Education Degree or a Bachelor Degree in an approved relevant field, and/or extensive experience working with children in an approved education and care setting
  • A strong understanding of children’s development, family needs, relationships and expectations
  • Experience in program planning and documentation
  • Knowledge and experience in the NQF Assessment and Rating process and an understanding of the Education and Care Services National Law Act 2010, National Quality Standard and regulatory framework
  • Demonstrated knowledge of program planning for 5-12 year olds
  • High level communication skills, including conflict resolution, mediation and negotiation, with both adults and children
  • Sound administrative skills and the ability to use initiative, set priorities and organise workloads
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team.

Essential Compliance Requirements

  • Current First Aid Certificate, Emergency Asthma Management and Anaphylaxis
  • Current Department of Education Safety Screening Certificate
  • Current manual Tasmanian Driver’s Licence
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People check.

 To Apply:

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

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 16 December 2019.

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Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

Early Childhood Educator – Qualified (2 positions) (000583)

About This Position

  • 1 x Permanent Part Time (minimum 15 hours/week)
  • 1 x Casual
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team.

Working in three beautiful locations in the natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

You will have completed a Diploma in Children’s Services and have previous experience in planning and delivering Children’s Services programs.  You will also possess high level communication skills, with the ability to negotiate and resolve conflict when necessary, as well as the ability to coach and supervise Support Educators, students and volunteers.

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completion of Diploma Children’s Services,
  • 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 Justice Working with Vulnerable People check

 To Apply:

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

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 16 December 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

Early Childhood Educator – Support (000572)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to join their Children’s Services Team.

Working in three beautiful locations in the natural surrounds of the Huon Valley you will be providing children with the opportunity to maximise their potential and develop a foundation for successful future learning, while providing quality early learning and care services.

You will have completed your Certificate III, or be working towards completion, and have relevant previous experience.  You will also possess high level communication skills, with the ability to use initiative to plan your workload and solve problems as they arise.

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services, (03) 6264 0333.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Completion of Certificate III Children’s Services, or: currently undertaking a Certificate III in Children’s Services.
  • Demonstrated commitment and enthusiasm to deliver a responsive and creative program.
  • Demonstrated high level communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation.
  • Demonstrated ability in using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines.
  • Problem solving skills within the scope of position responsibilities.
  • Ability to apply methods of behaviour guidance that take into account chronological age, the stage of development and emotional maturity of the child.
  • Demonstrated understanding and successful in Assessment & Rating in the Education and Care Services National Law 2010, National Quality Standards and regulatory framework.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of the Education and Care Services National Regulations 2011. 
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in program planning for 0-12 year olds.
  • Understanding and experience of the My Time, Our Place Framework for School Aged Care and Early Years Learning Framework for children 0-5 years.

Desirable

  • Successful NQF Assessment and Rating experience
  • Current First Aid Certificate, EAM and Anaphylaxis.
  • CPR update annually.

Essential Compliance/Qualification Requirements

  • An approved Early Childhood qualification
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People check

To Apply:

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

Applications close at 5pm on Monday, 16 December 2019

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Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Visitor Centre Travel Advisor (2 positions) (000526)

About This Position

  • 1 x Fixed Term Part Time (minimum 5 hours per week until 30 June 2020)
  • 1 x Fixed Term Casual (until 30 June 2020)
  • 12.5% Super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for two friendly, motivated Visitor Centre Travel Advisors to join their two Visitor Centre teams.  These roles will promote and encourage tourism activities by providing quality tourism information and services to visitors of the Huon Valley region.

To be successful in this position you will have strong customer service skills, excellent communication skills, and a demonstrated knowledge of the Tasmanian tourism industry and products.  The successful applicants must be available to work weekends, and, at times, at short notice.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Preferred completion of Year 10
  • Demonstrated (or ability to acquire) knowledge of the Tasmanian tourism industry/products
  • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of quality customer service
  • Highly developed computer skills including knowledge of reservation systems
  • Demonstrated ability using one’s own initiative, setting priorities, planning, organising workload and achieving deadlines
  • Well-developed oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.

Desirable:

  • Driver’s licence
  • Ability to work autonomously
  • Competency in a second language, an advantage.

For further information on this position contact Sara Woolley, Visitor Centre Team Leader, on (03) 6264 0313.

To Apply:

To be considered for this role your application must include a CV, covering letter and separate document addressing the selection criteria indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Applications close at 5pm on Wednesday, 11 December 2019.

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Position Type

Fixed Term

Application Close Date

Compliance Officer (Ranger) (000529)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% Super

Do you have excellent people skills and customer service? Are you well organised and comfortable  following processes and procedures? Do you have a desire to help local residents and businesses meet Council regulations? Do you enjoy working with animals and supporting responsible pet ownership? If this sounds like you then:

The Huon Valley Council has an exciting opportunity for a Compliance Officer to join their Environment & Development Services Team. This position covers a vibrant, rural community just 30 minutes south of Hobart.

In order to be successful in this role you will have completed a relevant certificate or diploma level qualification and/or have extensive practical experience. You will also have strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to resolve difficult and demanding situations involving members of the public to the mutual satisfaction of all parties. Your ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, by-laws, regulations and procedures in a regulatory environment as well as using initiative will ensure timely and appropriate outcomes for your customers and Council.

This role  will require you to have the aptitude and confidence to deal with a range of animal management issues some of which may be very challenging. You will also need to be proficient in the use of computers, have strong literacy and written communication skills, well developed time management skills and possess a current class C drivers licence.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Completion of relevant certificate or diploma level qualification and/or relevant extensive practical experience.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to deal with difficult and demanding/stressful situations involving members of the public.
  • The ability to use initiative and be adaptable in resolving problems and to escalate issues as appropriate.
  • The ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, by-laws, regulations and procedures in a regulatory environment.
  • Aptitude, confidence and experience in dealing with a range of animals (predominantly livestock and dogs) in a variety of situations.
  • Strong literacy and written communication skills, including the ability to prepare reports and non-standard correspondence.
  • Proficient computer and keyboard skills utilising a range of systems and Microsoft applications.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Current class C unrestricted (manual) driver’s licence.

Desirable:

  • Practical exposure to the use of electronic records management and Geographic Information Systems.
  • Previous experience in a Local Government regulatory or compliance environment.
  • Fire Hazard certification.

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

Applications close at 5pm on Monday 9 December 2019.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date