[ID270] Community Centre Support Officer - Casual

[ID270] Community Centre Support Officer - Casual

18 Nov
Cumberland City Council

18 Nov

Cumberland City Council


- Casual positions available

- Focus on delivering high quality customer service

- Working in a diverse Council. 

About the Organisation

Cumberland City Council, proclaimed in May 2016, is situated 20km west of Sydney and covers 72 square kilometres. Cumberland has a population of 240,000 residents, making it the fourth most populous Local Government Area in Greater Sydney. Cumberland boasts one of the most diverse communities in Australia with people from many different backgrounds and cultures living alongside one another.

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 .

Cumberland City Council adheres to the principles of a child safe organisation and is committed to the care and protection of all children and young people. Council has worked hard to fulfill its community’s vision for Cumberland as a place where anyone can feel  welcome ,  belong and  succeed .

About the Opportunity

Council is seeking applicants with an adaptable, ‘can do’ attitude and self-initiative as well as experience in delivering high quality customer service. The ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.

Within this role you may be requested to work at any of Cumberland Council’s staffed community centres. Casual work is not regular work and will fluctuate, depending on operational requirements and your availability and flexibility, mostly during business hours. Some after hours or weekend work may be available.

This role is responsible for:

- Performing a range of facilities management tasks related to operational and maintenance issues, bookings and general administration, marketing and promotion, general housekeeping and centre upkeep, community liaison and supporting onsite programs and hirers

- Delivering a variety of customer service functions and providing community and Council information

- Responding autonomously and proactively to the unique needs of each community facility, using problem-solving skills.

The successful applicant will require (but not limited to):

- Qualifications in community services, social sciences, customer service, administration, facilities or sports and recreation

- High level communication and interpersonal skills

- High level administrative and computer skills

- Demonstrated problem solving skills, including a high level of initiative

- Demonstrated experience in working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities and strong cross cultural skills

- Ability to work a flexible and fluctuating roster based on the needs of Council and its community facilities and programming commitments.

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.

Council fully supports the aims and objectives of NSW Child Protection Legislation, and associated provisions, and will implement all necessary measures to ensure a safe and supporting Council environment, which endeavours to promote child safe child friendly practices. It is essential for applicants to submit their WWCC number with their application. It is an offence under NSW legislation for barred workers to apply for or otherwise attempt to obtain, undertake or remain in child-related employment.

Download the position description here for more information. 

Salary:  Employment is in accordance with the NSW Local Government (State) Award. This position is placed in Grade 8 of the Cumberland Salary Structure with a salary range of $33.93 to $39.02 per hour, plus 25% casual loading and superannuation.

The commencement salary will depend upon the successful applicant's qualifications, experience and competencies.

Conditions of Employment:  This is a casual position, and will work across Council's network of staffed community centres and administration centres.

Enquiries :  Telephone Will Bovino  on  8757 9935  for further information.

Position number: Casual

Closing date: 11:30pm, Wednesday 2 December 2020

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