Communications Officer

Job No: CC978
Location: Cumberland Local Government Area, Sydney

  • Permanent Full Time position
  • Work Life Balance

About the Organisation

Cumberland Council is a Child Safe organisation which offers a range of employment in both indoor and outdoor work across a variety of professions and trades and supports the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity, Work Health and Safety, cultural diversity and professional development of staff. Cumberland Council provides extensive services to its residents with the Cumberland Local Government Area being located some 18km west of the Sydney CBD and having an estimated resident population of 219,312.

Council’s long-term Community Strategic Plan focuses on a commitment to social and cultural cohesion, the local economy, our natural and built environments and local leadership. As a member of our organisation, you will have an opportunity to drive community outcomes, programs and services and be part of a Council focused on being innovative, inspiring and delivering change

About the Opportunity

The Communications Officer will be responsible for delivering a broad range of communications initiatives and materials for Council. The Communications Officer will work within a multidisciplinary team focused on improving Council’s communication with its culturally diverse community about Council services, events, projects and initiatives. The Communications Officer will assist in building Council's profile, including the development and delivery of communications strategies and plans and preparing high quality content for multiple communications and marketing channels. This role is an extremely ‘hands on’ position requiring a strong ability to manage multiple competing priorities of high importance to Council.

Council is committed to providing an accessible, safe and inclusive workplace for all. If you require additional support or any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, please let us know during the application process.  

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Salary: Employment is under the Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 10 of Cumberland Council's Salary Structure with a salary range of $1,386.72 to $1,594.72 per week plus superannuation. Commencement salary will depend upon qualifications, experience and competencies. A market allowance will be considered for suitable applicants.

Conditions of Employment: This is a permanent full time position. This position is working 35 hours per week with access to a 9 day fortnight. This position will be initially located at Merrylands, however there is the possibility that you may be working across Merrylands and/or Auburn worksites.

Enquiries: Telephone Johnny Youssef on (02) 8757 9739 for further information.

Position Number: SP-EX-28

Closing Date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 16 October 2019


To submit your application for this position, please complete the questionnaire below.  On the following page you'll be asked to attach your  resume and any relevant qualifications (if required) to complete your application. Make sure you have these attachments ready before you apply as your application cannot be submitted until completed. You must have the right to live and work in Australia to apply for this job.

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