Community Development Officer - Aboriginal Programs

Job Reference No:


Reference No: F19/608

Bayside Council

Applications Closing: Thursday, July 11, 2019 - 00:00

•    Part Time - 2 days
•    Hillsdale Location close to public transport 
•    Use a capacity building approach in delivery of Aboriginal programs

The City Life directorate delivers personalised and public services to enhance community life, including family, aged, leisure and cultural services. 

This role is responsible for developing and maintaining close relationships with the Aboriginal community, as well as developing partnerships and collaborative projects which will help build capacity and sustainability within this community in the Bayside LGA.

Key Responsibilities

•    Develop close relationships between Council and local Aboriginal people to provide service delivery advice and coordination support, and to build the capacity of community-based organisations providing services to members of this community
•    Ensure community organisations and local Aboriginal people are able to participate in consultation and contribute to policy, planning, delivery and evaluation of programs which impact them.
•    Work with the Community Capacity Building team to plan and implement activities, services or events which promote reconciliation and celebrate and respect Aboriginal culture.
•    Provide effective and accessible information, referral and advocacy services to Aboriginal residents in the community.
•    Work towards the development a Reconciliation Action Plan. 

Category: Community Development
Field: Community
Employment basis: Part-time
Salary Range: $35,000-$50,000
Job Location: Eastern Suburbs
About us

Bayside Council is an exciting place to work, live and play. The Bayside Council area covers
approximately 50 square kilometres and over 160,000 people call Bayside home.

Bayside Council is the gateway to Sydney’s south. With significant state infrastructure within our
boundaries and key transport corridors between Port Botany, Sydney Airport and greater Sydney,
change is everywhere and so are the opportunities.

By working together, we are making a difference across our Council, creating a great future.

Position details

•    Tertiary or other qualifications and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field.

Essential Selection Criteria:

•    Tertiary or other qualifications and/or equivalent experience in a relevant field.
•    Aboriginality (people of Aboriginal descent as per Section 14(d) of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1977.
•    Current Driver’s Licence Class C.

Other Information:

What can we offer you?

As an employer, Bayside Council offers a flexible and family-friendly working environment supported by a generous and tangible reward and recognition program with ongoing training and development opportunities.

Salary Range: $32,622.28 - $36,537.07 per annum plus 9.5% superannuation

Position Description: Download position description
Contact details
Contact Name: Antonietta Natoli
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: 9366 3680
How to apply

Your application should include an up-to-date resume (max 3 pages) and a covering letter (max 2 pages), outlining how your skills and experience meet the focus competencies, key accountabilities and challenges of the role and how you espouse Bayside Council values. 

Applications must be submitted by email to: 

Closing Date: Thursday 12 July 2019

Enquiries: Antonietta Natoli - 02 9366 3680 or Marie Girdler – 02 9366 3688

Date posted: 12 June 2019

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