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Economic Development Officer

Maryborough, Australia

Reference: 5203703

Economic Development Officer

Permanent Full-Time

$83,193 - $90,681pa plus Super 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

Council is growing the Strategy and Economic Development team and we are seeking an experienced economic development professional to this new position.

The successful applicant will undertake strategy development and implementation, seek funding for projects, build networks and actively promote Central Goldfields Shire as a place to live, work and establish a business.

Relevant tertiary qualifications and experience will be important in selecting the right person for this role.

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 surroundings. If this sounds like you, be part of an innovative and committed council and apply today!

Interviews will be conducted on Tuesday 6 October 2020.

For enquiries please contact Philip Schier, Manager Strategy and Economic Development, on 0428 050 930.

Applications close on Monday 28 September 2020 at 8am.


Applications Close: 28 Sep 2020