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Senior Project Officer

Maryborough Location


Reference: 5120720

2 Year Contract Full-Time

$93,420 - $104,536 pa plus superannuation and RDO

About Us

Located at the geographical centre of Victoria, within one hour's drive from Ballarat or Bendigo, and just two hours from Melbourne sits Central Goldfields Shire Council. Maryborough is the major business centre surrounded by seven townships that feature iconic heritage architecture. Agricultural industries spread across the municipality, and there are several major manufacturing, infrastructure, freight, printing and food production companies that call us home.

We are a dynamic organisation with a visionary and engaging executive, that look put value into what we do for our community, residents and business.

Our Values:

  • Community and Customer Focussed
  • Collaborative and Inclusive
  • Challenge the Status Quo

About the role

Central Goldfields Council has received a significant boost in funding and has an exciting suite of high profile community projects valued at over $5 million to deliver over the next two years. We are seeking an innovative and experienced person to manage these projects and bring them to life.

We are recruiting for an enthusiastic and motivated 2-year term project officer to deliver major capital works projects.

The projects to be delivered range from restoring the historic outdoor Maryborough Pool, renovation of the art gallery, and smaller projects in our parks and to community halls.

We are looking for an experienced Project Officer that that can plan, procure and deliver capital works projects along with the required tender preparation and grant acquittal.

This role will manage a project officer staff member.

What we offer you

We are open to discussing the possibility of flexible working arrangements including part-time hours and flexible start and finishing times that work for both you and the organisation. You are welcome to discuss these opportunities at interview.

We offer a great salary, excellent growth opportunities and the ability to really influence the future of our council and its surrounds. If this sounds like you, be part of an innovative and committed council and apply today!

Interviews will be conducted on Thursday 23 and Friday 24 July 2020.

For enquiries please contact Ross Cowie, Acting Manager Infrastructure on 0417 347 684

Applications close on Monday 13 July 2020