Economic Development Officer - Activations And Sustainability

Boroondara City Council

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Career Opportunities: Economic Development Officer - Activations and Sustainability (10783) Requisition ID10783-Posted16/11/2021-Liveable Communities-Job Function (1)-Tenure Status (1)-Employment Status (1) Full time 36 month position until December 2024 Fantastic opportunity to join our Local Economies team $91,950 plus Super, plus RDO A little bit about the role Reporting to the Coordinator - Local Economies, this multifaceted role will be responsible for delivering the annual Boroondara Christmas Program and other potential major city wide seasonal activities in consultation with trader associations. The role will also be responsible for overseeing the Surrey Hills Level Crossing Removal Project trader engagement and providing support to Council's outdoor tradinginitiatives implemented across Boroondara's shopping precincts. Furthermore, the role will drive and implement key activities to raise awareness of the need to transition to a circular economy, facilitate existing businesses to reduce their impact on the environment and contribute to the attraction of environmentally sustainable businesses into Boroondara. Other tasks include assisting to foster partnerships and networking between local training and education providers, job service providers, industry and relevant state and federal government employment programs to facilitate employment and training outcomes and address workforce shortages amongst local businesses. What you will bring to the role? You will be part of a small, highly productive and engaged team that operates in a fast paced environment. You will thrive on working on a range of complex tasks at once and have the ability to be agile and bring your initiative and creative thinking to the role. You will bring your exceptional project management skills and demonstrated experience in the coordination of large, creative activation projects. You will have a passion for developing and delivering initiatives in support of small businesses to become more environmentally sustainable and address workforce needs. Your capacity to problem solve and analyse trends impacting Boroondara's traders will be integral to your role as will the ability to effectively liaise with all key stakeholders. Experience and Other Requirements Experience in managing complex customer facing projects that involve engagement with a range of stakeholders Experience liaising with small business owners/managers is desirable A general knowledge/understanding of how small businesses can become more environmentally sustainable Current driver's license. Employment Requirements Applicants must have the right to work in Australia. Preferred applicants will be required to undergo a National Police Record Check. In accordance with the Chief Health Officer's directions, all local government employees must be fully vaccinated from 26 November, 2021 onwards to perform work outside of their place of residence. Appointment of the successful candidate will be subject to provision of evidence of vaccination status or medical exemption prior to commencement. How to Apply Please submit your application online via the Apply' button by Wednesday 1 December 2021. All applications must be made via the online portal; no applications direct to the hiring manager will be considered. No calls or applications from agencies please. For any further information please refer to thePosition Description, or contact Lucinda Bakhach, Local Economies Lead on (03) 9278 4879 during business hours. If you want to know more about the benefits of working for the City of Boroondara, please visit our careers websiteboroondara.vic.gov.au/careers Council recognises the benefits of a diverse workforce for its employees and customers. To ensure equity of access to employment opportunities, Council encourages applications from underrepresented groups including people who are from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people from different ages, abilities, gender identities, sexual orientation and cultural backgrounds. If you require any additional support or adjustments regarding interview arrangements, please advise the contact listed above in advance. Council is a child safe organisation and as such, some positions may require the incumbent to hold a Working with Children Check. Working together We are currently undertaking an exciting project that will see a transformation in the way we work and the way we serve our customers. Implementation of the Boroondara Customer First Program will provide a customer centric model of service delivery that includes technological innovation, process improvement and business system renewal - we value your input and look forward to our journey ahead.

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Date posted
28 Nov 2021
Expiring date
27 Jan 2022
Banking, Superannuation & Finance
$97k ~ $100k
Contract type
Work type
Full Time
Job mode
Standard hours
Work Authorisation
Australian Citizen / Permanent Resident

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