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Youth Services Officer (Maternity Leave Cover)
Council Chambers
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Position Description

  • Salary $65,846.79 - $76,381.55 p/a + super
  • Fixed term contract up to August 2018
  • Coordination of youth events and programs


Ku-ring-gai Council provides a range of recreational, vocational and support programs to young people (12–24 years) and their families. The service is responsive to identified community needs and operates with the objective of ensuring that young people are happy, healthy, connected, engaged and empowered.


An opportunity exists for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to join our Community Development team in the capacity of Youth Services Officer.


This role will involve working with young people, key stakeholders and the wider community to develop and implement a range of youth and community development activities, programs and events. You will also assist in the operation of three youth centres.


To be considered for this role, you will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills that can be utilised to engage with young people coupled with:

  • Tertiary Qualifications in Social Sciences, Youth Work, Community Services and/or previous experience in a similar role
  • The ability to plan, implement and evaluate innovative youth events within agreed budgets and timeframes
  • Understanding of key issues affecting young people
  • Current Class C Drivers Licence
  • Current Working with Children clearance number (or willingness to obtain)


The successful candidate will be required to work flexible hours including evenings and occasional weekends.  


How to apply:

Applicants are requested to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.


Like to know more? Contact Jason Guest - 9424 0837

Closes: 11:45pm, Wednesday 27th September 2017


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer

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