First listed on: 05 October 2018

Social Policy and Community Safety Officer (re-advertised) 

  • A rewarding and challenging career with local Government
  • Full time position
  • $90-100k + super
  • Caulfield location

Would you like the opportunity to be part of a dynamic team and work with the community to build safe, healthy and engaged communities?

Glen Eira City Council is looking for an energetic and creative Social Policy and Community Safety Officer to contribute to the implementation and review of the Council's Community Safety Plan and the development of a range of social policy initiatives.

You will have:

  • An excellent understanding of community safety and the role local government plays in improving safety outcomes for local communities.
  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a small, close knit team focussing on the development and implementation of community safety and social policy frameworks and strategies that play an integral role in shaping the future of the community.
  • Ability to liaise and build effective relationships with a diversity of internal and external stakeholders to identify emerging community health, wellbeing and safety issues and to develop collaborative responses in compliance with all Council policies, procedures and guidelines.
  • Demonstrated success in the research, analysis and evaluation of data that will help identify accurate, evidence based current and emerging social needs, trends and issues with the community.
  • Ability to identify new sources of funding opportunities for the provision of community safety and social policy development, and to ensure all reporting requirements for funding are met.
  • Strong organisation skills, with the proven ability to effectively manage competing projects to achieve desired outcomes
  • Experience or qualification in a relevant field.

This is an exceptional opportunity to work with a highly regarded team, continuing to develop your skills and grow your career in a dynamic professional environment.

Please note that applicants must be willing to undergo a Police records check.

Previous applicants for this position may re-apply.

For further enquiries please call Sharon Sykes on 9524 3683.

All applications must quote Ref. 18/163 and address the Selection Criteria located in the position description.



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