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Coordinator Community Participation

Advertiser: City of Ballarat3.4615 out of 53.5 overall rating (13 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
15 Oct 2020
Ballarat & Central Highlands
Work Type
Full Time
Community Services & Development, Community Development

Permanent Full Time 

Band 7 $89,666 to $99,292 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation 


City of Ballarat is seeking a suitably qualified engagement specialist to support community engagement activity across Council projects. The position will play an important role designing and assisting develop community engagement processes, as well leading a small team of Community Development Officers. The position of Coordinator Community Participation sits within the Engaged Communities Unit, which is part of the Community Wellbeing division.   


Key Selection Criteria 

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in a community development / community engagement or  related discipline.   

  • Significant experience designing and delivering community engagement initiatives.    

  • Knowledge and experience of Local Government in the context of community engagement.   

  • Ability to analyse complex and significant community issues and understand the needs of internal and external stakeholders, the political environment and the community.   

  • Demonstrated ability to produce monitoring and evaluation reports on community engagement practice.   

  • An understanding of key issues relating to access and inclusion.   

  • Proven experience facilitating positive culture within a team of professionals.   


The closing date for this position is 11.59pm Sunday, 01 November 2020 

For further information on this position, please contact Pete Appleton, Executive Manager Engaged Communities, M: 0407339641 

The City of Ballarat is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion. 

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