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Employment Opportunity - Manager Community Services & Delivery


Location: Civic Centre   Occupation: Culture/Theatre   Division: Development, Sustainability & Lifestyle -

Attractive remuneration package available inclusive of housing, utility allowance, vehicle and 6 weeks annual leave

Fixed-Term 3 year contract

  • The Town of Port Hedland is in an exciting period of growth and we are seeking an experienced full time manager to join our team
  • Proven ability to work collaboratively and to lead and manage services within a broader organisational framework and management structure.
  • Change your lifestyle, come to the Pilbara and enjoy all the benefits

working at the Town of Port Hedland has to offer.

A passion for community engagement is essential to the role having carriage of a variety of community programs and facilities.

The successful applicant will be an exceptional people-focused leader who can develop and promote the services the Town of Port Hedland has to offer. You will require extensive experience in community service delivery, project management, budgeting and community engagement.  You will have demonstrated ability to take initiative, prioritise and plan ahead.

This is a hands on role suited to a positive, driven, vibrant and enthusiastic people person.

You will have proven ability engage meaningfully with communities to identify needs and design programs, services and facilities that enhance livability and amenity. You will be familiar with contemporary community development and community engagement principles and will ideally have experience in designing and delivering new community facilities.

Position Requirements

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Formal qualifications in a relevant field (Community Development, Business, Management, Leisure and Social Sciences) or extensive demonstrated experience
  • Current ‘C’ class drivers licence
  • Current Working with Children Card
  • Current National Police Clearance

What the Town of Port Hedland Offers:

In addition to the salary, our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program includes discounted gym membership and pool membership
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions
  • Town provided housing

*The Town provides pre-allocated accommodation with this role. Should this property not meet the requirements of the preferred candidate, alternate arrangements can be made at the discretion and cost of the candidate.

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online.

If you are unable to apply online, please forward your application documents to Human Resources, Attention “Confidential Advertised Vacancy” either by:

Post:  PO Box 41, Port Hedland WA 6721

Hand: Civic Centre, McGregor Street, Port Hedland WA 6721  

Your application should include a comprehensive letter detailing how your experience meets the essential and preferred experience listed on the Position Description and how your experience will enable you to execute the accountabilities as listed. Applicants who do not address selection criteria may not be considered in the first round of shortlisting. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For more information on the Town or to obtain a copy of the position description please visit Town of Port Hedland website. Should further information be required please contact Rob Leeds, Director Development, Sustainability & Lifestyle on (08) 9158 9309.

Applications close 4:00pm, Friday 08 February 2019.

Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - Position Description Manager Service Delivery.pdf

Posted on Dec 14 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Fri, 8 Feb 2019 16:00:00

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