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Project Officer – Dover After School Activities (000615)

About This Position

  • Fixed term (6 months)
  • Part time (8hrs/week)
  • 12.5% super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a hardworking and dedicated Project Officer to make a real difference to local young people by developing and delivering a pilot After School Activities Program in the beautiful seaside town of Dover, just 40 minutes south of Huonville.

With the focus on Youth needs and issues, the successful applicant will be required to work closely with local community groups, families, volunteers and various other project partners to create a sustainable and worthwhile after school activity model.

This exciting and challenging role involves designing and delivering the project within agreed timelines and budget, evaluation of the project, making recommendations for a future sustainable model, and most importantly achieving the project objectives of promoting physical activity and healthy eating as outlined in the Healthy Tasmania Community Innovations Program.

To be successful in this role you will need a qualification in Youth Work / Community Development or at the very least significant practical experience.  You will possess exceptional communication, time and project management skills whilst being able to work successfully within a tight knit local community.

For further information about this role contact Angela Barrington, Manager Community Development, on (03) 6264 0328.

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Demonstrated experience and/or qualification in Youth Work, Community Development or other relevant qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in planning, and evaluation of community projects
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs and issues of young people
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the needs and issues of regional communities
  • 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 Vulnerable People Check
  • Current First Aid
  • Current Drivers Licence.

To Apply:

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

Applications close at 9am Thursday, 9 May 2019.

“This project was funded by the Healthy Tasmania Community Innovations Grants through Tasmania Government”

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Fixed Term

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Senior Environmental Health Officer (000045)

About This Position

  • Permanent Full Time
  • Monthly RDO
  • 12.5% super

Australia’s most southern municipal area, the Huon Valley Council is looking for a highly motivated and suitably experienced Environmental Health professional to deliver effective and sound health outcomes for the community.

Only 30 minutes from Hobart and working in the beautiful natural surrounds of the Huon Valley, the primary purpose of this position is to coordinate and implement the Council’s plans and strategies as they relate to the operation of the Environmental Health Unit.

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.

You will have experience in successfully developing and implementing Environmental Health strategies or improvements which support preventative public and environmental health programs.

Your well-developed problem solving, conflict resolution and time management skills, will mean you are a step head of the game as you develop and manage mutually beneficial relationships with the local community and other key stakeholders.

For more information about this role, contact Amanda Blakney, Manager Environmental Services, on (03) 6264 0358.

 

Mandatory Requirements

Essential:

  • Completion of Diploma or Bachelor Degree in a relevant field that is approved by the Director of Public Health
  • A broad range of professional skills and experience obtained through previous employment and at least 3 years post-qualification experience in the field of environmental health.
  • Ability to interpret and utilize relevant legislation, guidelines, standards, codes of practice, policies and By-Laws to achieve objectives.
  • Act with a level of autonomy and professionalism within the authority of relevant legislation and Council delegations, to work efficiently & effectively in prioritising tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Ability to analyse, research, and resolve complex work-related problems & situations through the use of technical, management and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrate effective leadership and time management skills.
  • High level customer service and communication skills, including conflict resolution and negotiation, with the ability to be able to influence stakeholders at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Experience with the use of Geographic Information Systems, Microsoft Word/Excel and Records Management systems (eg; ECM, Pathway or similar), with high quality report writing and editing skills.

To Apply:

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

Applications close at 9.00am on Monday 29th April 2019.

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Full-Time

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