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Human Resources Support Officer (000648)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Full-Time (6 month)
  • Four weekly RDO
  • 13% Super

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for an organised, adaptable self-starter to join their Human Resources team to provide support across a range of HR activities and programs.

In this position you will support the HR team in the delivery of staff training and development, recruitment, and health and wellbeing, as well as providing support to Council’s Work Health and Safety Advisor in the development of safety systems and reporting. You will also provide a wide range of administrative support to staff within the unit including contract preparation, correspondence, and document registration within Council’s document management system.

To be successful in this position you will have a relevant qualification and/or extensive practical experience.  You will have well developed communication skills, and high level organisational and time management skills.  You will also be proficient in the use of computerised systems and programs, in particular Microsoft 365, and have the ability to use your own initiative to resolve basic problems within the scope of HR.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Completion of relevant certificate or diploma level qualification and/or relevant practical experience.
  • General technical HR skills including exposure to recruitment and selection, training and development programs and HR policy/legislation or a significant understanding of HR’s role in the above.
  • Well-developed communication skills with the ability to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Demonstrated high level organisational and time management skills.
  • Proficiency in computerised systems and programs including internet specialised in-house systems and the Microsoft Office suite of applications.
  • Demonstrated ability to use own initiative and resolve basic problems within the scope of HR.

For further information on this position contact Raelene Watson, Acting Manager Human Resources, on (03) 6264 9425.

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 that fail to address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close Sunday, 5 December 2021.

 

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Salary Range

$66,562 to $71,483 plus 13% Super

Recreation Centre Officer (Lifeguard) (000117)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Casual – October to April
  • $56,163 to $57,770 plus 13% Super

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for highly motivated and enthusiastic people to join their Recreation Services team for summer pool season.

Working primarily at the Huonville Pool, you will be ensuring the safety of patrons by providing effective supervision and lifeguarding to those using the facility.  To be successful in this role you will need to hold a current Pool Lifeguard qualification and First Aid certificate.  You will also require a current Working with Vulnerable People Check, and strong communication and conflict resolution skills.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Minimum preferred completion of Year 10.  Basic vocational training e.g. pre-apprenticeship, Traineeship certificate
  • Current Pool Life Guard accreditation
  • Current First Aid Certificate
  • Current Working with Vulnerable People card
  • Knowledge of sports centre and swimming pool operations
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to resolve conflict and provide direction to Centre users as required
  • Problem solving skills with the ability to use own initiative Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Desirable:

  • Experience in Local Government
  • Previous experience in Sports Centre operation
  • Previous experience as a Pool Lifeguard

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

To Apply:

To be considered for this role your application should include a CV and a covering letter indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Salary Range

$54,623 to $55,816 plus 12.5% Super

Early Childhood Educator – Qualified (000583)

About This Position

  • Permanent Part Time
  • Minimum 15 hours/week
  • $57,265 to $59,610 pro rata plus 13% Super

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for a highly motivated and enthusiastic Educator to join their Children’s Services team.

Working in three beautiful locations within 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 Diploma 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.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential Selection Criteria

  • Completion of Diploma Children’s Services.
  • Demonstrated experience in the delivery of Children’s Services programs for 0 to 5 year old, including 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 and organising workload, achieving deadlines, and problem solving.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and supervise a small team, including the ability to coach and supervisor support workers, students and volunteers.
  • 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 Working with Vulnerable People check (Tasmania).

For further information on this position contact Clare Holmes, Manager Children’s Services on (03) 6264 0389.

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 that fail to address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close on Wednesday, 8 December 2021

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Part-Time

Application Close Date

Salary Range

$57,265 to $59,610 pro rata plus 13% Super

Customer Service Officer (000371)

About This Position

  • Fixed Term Full Time (February 2023)
  • Four Weekly RDO
  • 13% Super

Australia’s southernmost municipal area, the Huon Valley Council, is looking for an enthusiastic and adaptable customer service officer to provide high quality service to Council’s customers.

In this position you will provide phone and counter reception services, assisting customers with general enquiries in relation to planning, building, plumbing and rates. You will prepare general correspondence, take customer requests, lodge applications and assist with a wide range of administrative duties, including receipting of revenue.

To be successful in this position, you will have completed or be working towards completion of a relevant certificate or diploma-level qualification and/or have extensive relevant practical experience.  You will have highly developed verbal and written communication skills, well-developed time management skills with the ability to use your own initiative, and the commitment to provide exceptional customer service.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential

  • Preferred completion of Year 12; and the completion of, or commencement in, relevant certificate or diploma level qualification and/or relevant extensive practical experience.
  • Previous experience in a customer service environment and a commitment to providing exceptional customer service.
  • Highly developed verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work effectively across multiple specialised systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to use own initiative and achieve deadlines in fast paced office environments.
  • Excellent problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong cash handling/balancing skills

Desirable

  • Understanding of Local Government operations including relevant Acts and Regulations i.e. Building Act, Dog Control Act.
  • Knowledge and understanding of development application processes.
  • Operational knowledge of the MapInfo (GIS program) and Pathway systems

For further information on this position contact Maree Alexander, Manager Customer Services, on (03) 6264 0302.

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 that fail to address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close on Sunday, 5 December 2021.

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

Salary Range

$60,622 to $65,374 plus 13% Super

Early Childhood Educator – Support (000572)

About This Position

  • Casual
  • 13% Super

Australia’s southernmost 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 working towards it, 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.

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 card

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

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 that fail to address the selection criteria will not be considered.

Applications close on Tuesday, 30 November 2021

Position Description Apply Now

Position Type

Casual

Application Close Date

Salary Range

Ordinary wage of $54,591.26 to $56,686.44 per annum pro rata