Employment Opportunity - Youth Programs Duty Manager


Location: JD Hardie Youth Zone   Occupation: Youth/Services   Division: Town of Port Hedland

$79,343.07 per annum pro-rata (including Port Hedland Allowance)

Part Time 0.65 FTE or equivalent to 49.4 hours per fortnight

  • Great opportunity to be part of the exciting growth ahead
  • Make a real difference to our community
  • Dynamic Team Environment 

The Town of Port Hedland offers a working environment that provides innovation, creativity and teamwork in addition to encouraging personal and professional development.

As the Youth Programs Duty Manager, you will be responsible for delivering innovative youth programs at the JD Hardie Youth and Community Hub as well as the wider Hedland community. This position reporting to Senior Youth Officer and work closely with the Youth Services team members to ensure effective programs are delivered and well communicated.  

The ideal candidate would demonstrated ability in the successful delivery of youth programs and activities within the community and a willingness to take the initiative and embrace out of the box ideas. No two days will ever be the same in this position so the ability to multi-task and make decisions quickly is essential. You will be interfacing with everyone from members of the public, young people and the internal team, to community organisation’s leaders and all sorts of other people. A penchant for clear, direct communication, a thick skin, and the ability to read people all have to be part of your skillset. Great personality and a sense of humour is a great attribute for this position.


Work Related 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:

  • First Aid Certificate
  • C Class Drivers Licence
  • Satisfactory National Police Clearance
  • Working with Children’s Check

What the town of Port Hedland offers:

The successful candidate will receive a competitive salary and remuneration package which may include a range of benefits such as:

  • Six weeks annual leave pro-rata, plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program (includes free gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave
  • Family oriented and lifestyle supportive working conditions

This position is not eligible for housing and prospective applicants should make themselves aware of the accommodation situation in Port Hedland prior to submitting an application.  

How to Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply online www.porthedland.wa.gov.au/employment

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  

Applicants are advised to provide a resume along with a brief summary (should be no more than one page) outlining how their skills and experience will contribute to their success in this position. Applicants who fail to address this criteria may not proceed to the second stage of recruitment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure their application is received in full prior to the closing date and time.

The Town of Port Hedland reserves the right to commence shortlisting prior to the closing date. Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

For further information about this position please contact Kiah McVea, Senior Youth Officer, (08) 9158 9785.

 Applications close 11:45PM, Sunday 30 September 2020.

 The Town of Port Hedland is 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.

Applicants must have the right to live and work in this location.

Attachments : - 20200703_PD_Youth Programs Duty Manager.Final.pdf

Posted on Sep 16 by Town of Port Hedland

Advert closes on Wed, 30 Sep 2020 23:45:00

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