Job Vacancy - Community Development Coordinator (9 Months Maternity Leave)

Published on Wednesday, 21 April 2021 at 2:33:24 PM



The Shire of Gnowangerup is looking for an enthusiastic person to fill a 9-month (June 2021 to March 2022) maternity leave position as Community Development Coordinator. This is an exciting and interesting role assisting in the development and facilitation of the Shire’s community programs and initiatives.

 Position objectives:

  • Manage the community services program and projects within the budgetary framework and consistent with Council’s Strategic Community Plan.
  • Plan, develop, coordinate, implement and evaluate a range of community initiatives and events, as determined by Council. These include, but are not limited to, projects involving seniors, people with a disability, youth, community safety, sporting clubs, town enhancement groups, tourism and volunteering.
  • Working collaboratively and developing sustainable partnerships with key agencies, community groups and key community members.
  • Management of the Shires Swimming Pool and Library services.

This position is a great opportunity for a passionate person to contribute to an organisation that is growing and community focused. We value innovation and concern for the community in our team members.

 A Position Description can be obtained by contacting the Administration Office at

 Applicants are encouraged to contact Ian Graham Deputy Chief Executive Officer on 9827 1007 for further information.

 Applications should consist of a covering letter, CV and statement addressing the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description. All applications are to be marked ‘Private and Confidential’ and addressed to the Chief Executive Officer.

 All applications must be received via email to or via mail to the Shire of Gnowangerup, 28 Yougenup Road, Gnowangerup WA 6335, by 4:00pm on Monday 17th May 2021.