Coordinator Economic Development (Hobsons Bay CC) – VIC

Hobsons Bay City Council invite applications for an existing vacancy

Fixed Term Full Time Position (covering maternity leave).  Dates 9/7/2018 to 8/3/2019

Band 8 – Commencing at $108,197 – $121,232 (+9.5% super)

Based in Altona, Vic


An outstanding opportunity exists for a motivated and experienced economic development professional to join the Council’s Cultural and Economic Development department.

The Hobsons Bay Economic Development Plan 2015 – 2020 is in its third year of delivery, with priorities for the year ahead representing diverse and interesting work, including a focus on the visitor economy through Council’s next tourism strategy, helping grow and define the start-up economy at a local and regional level and advocating for the needs of business across several industry sectors.

Our ideal candidate will hold tertiary qualifications and significant experience in economic development, and be able to provide leadership, coordinating a unit that works across Council to deliver exceptional services across its business sector and provide increased economic and social benefit to the city.

To be successful in this role, you will require a sound knowledge of local and state government roles and responsibilities in relation to economic development and a demonstrated ability to develop and implement policy and strategic work.  You will have exceptional communication skills and the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships.

A copy of the position description can be obtained by using the download feature below or by contacting our Customer Service team on 9932 1000.
For further information please contact Janet Dawes, Manager Cultural and Economic Development on 9932 1000.

Applications must include a statement addressing the selection criteria and close Sunday 29 April 2018.

Please submit your application either by submitting online or posting to:

HR Recruitment
Hobsons Bay City Council
PO Box 21

An automated email will be sent upon receipt of your electronic application. Please re-submit your application if the auto reply has not been received or call (03) 9932 1092 if you are experiencing difficulty.

Hobsons Bay City Council is committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity and workplace diversity. We encourage a diverse workforce reflective of our community to better meet the needs of our customers.

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