Youth Vibrancy Officer (Ref: 720)

Overlooking the Indian Ocean, Geraldton is a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia's Coral Coast. With a growing population of over 41,000 people it offers a wide range of services and activities. Geraldton is recognised as one of WA's key growth areas and the opportunities in this regional city are plentiful. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The City of Greater Geraldton actively welcomes, includes and values the unique contributions of all people in its workplace. The City welcomes applications from all age groups, people with a disability, and those from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with strong commitment to fitness for work and safety in the workplace.

About the position:

The Youth Vibrancy Officer is responsible for developing and delivering a range of activities after school hours and during school holidays that are designed to activate key locations for young people and will contribute towards making Geraldton a vibrant and engaging place for young people to live, work and play.

Additionally, this position will also be responsible for developing and delivering a range of activities including sporting, culture, arts and leisure activities at those key locations and is responsible for the coordination of an effective youth action group to assist in the development of key youth events.

This position is for a fixed term of 3 years on a part-time basis of 19 hours per week.

Key accountabilities:

·       Develop and deliver sport, arts and cultural and other recreation activities for youth.

·       Develop and deliver comprehensive school holiday programs.

·       Activate key locations for young people to participate in recreational activities.

For further information and to view the position description, visit www.cgg.wa.gov.au/employment

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Jesse Steele, Coordinator Youth Development on 08 9956 6792.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant should have experience in delivering sport and recreation activities to young people and the ability to develop and deliver activities which will attract and engage young people. Additionally, this position requires well developed interpersonal skills with the ability to work within a team environment as well as strong time management skills.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary of $62,664 per annum pro rata or $31.7125 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation

  • 22 Annual Leave days per annum pro rata

  • Health & Wellbeing Program

  • Centrally located

  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

For information on how to apply for this position, visit the City’s website: www.cgg.wa.gov.au/employment

Applications close 4pm Tuesday 8 October 2019.