Coordinator Councillor Business

Would you like to be part of an organisation where employees are engaged, connected and proud?

  • Opportunity to work with key leaders in local government
  • Full-time, permanent position
  • $114K - 128K per annum + Super

About the role
As Coordinator Council Business you will oversee all governance processes relating to the business of the elected Council including but not limited to, Council and Committee meetings, agenda and minute management, Councillor requests, civic receptions and events, and Councillor induction.  This role will be a key support and trusted advisor to the Mayor, CEO and Councillors. 

You will manage a small team to ensure that Council's statutory obligations are fulfilled, and the business area is managed effectively and efficiently.

About you
You will be politically astute, exercise sound judgement, and have highly developed oral and written communication skills.  You will also be familiar with good governance processes and experienced in interpreting and advising on legislation. The key for us is that you will be motivated by a fast paced, customer focussed environment where teamwork is critical to success.

Candidates will be assessed against the following selection criteria:

  • Tertiary qualifications in business, administration and/or law would be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated experience and expert knowledge in applying, administering and interpreting legislation in a government, not for profit or other community focussed organisation.
  • Experience in providing high-quality professional services and advice in a governance, board support or related environment.
  • High level analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Sound judgement and political acumen.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, interpersonal skills and a commitment to delivering quality customer service.
  • Proven organisational skills with the ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Experience in implementing system or process improvements that improve efficiency and customer experience.

Important Information
Please note the successful candidate must be willing to undergo a police records check and hold an Employee Working with Children Check for the purpose of employment.

In accordance with government requirements, the successful candidate will be required to demonstrate evidence of approved COVID-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

About Glen Eira City Council
The City of Glen Eira is located in Melbourne's south-east suburbs approximately 10 kilometres from Melbourne's central business district.  It is home to more than 155,000 people and is known for its attractive parks, its diverse community and its significant Melbourne icons such as the Caulfield Cup. 

Glen Eira City Council is a high performing, values based organisation that has been recognised as employer of choice over recent years. We endeavour to recruit people who share our values, are proud of the work they do, and desire to make a difference to our community.


Benefits
We have a great culture that is valued by all our staff. Teamwork, collaboration and innovation are a key focus at Glen Eira City Council. We will offer you:

  • A supportive team environment where your ideas are welcomed
  • Extensive Learning and Development programs
  • A job that is challenging and exciting
  • Reward and recognition programs
  • Comprehensive leave entitlements
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Corporate gym memberships 


How to apply
Please attach your resume along with a cover letter detailing your experience and how it relates to the role.

For further information, please contact Amy Benn on (03) 9524 3333 or abenn@gleneira.vic.gov.au.

 

Glen Eira City Council prides itself on being an equal opportunity employer and a child safe organisation. As a Council, we are committed to:

  • Providing a diverse and inclusive workplace that values the safety and wellbeing of children and young people, as well as all our employees;
  • Receiving applications from people of all diverse abilities, skills, languages, cultures and backgrounds, including people with disability, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and LGBTIQ and gender diverse people;
  • Reconciliation and supporting the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander aspirations.

If you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and require advice and support with the recruitment process, contact our Aboriginal Civic and Cultural Officer on T: 03 9524 3333 or E: MBickford@gleneira.vic.gov.au

We value the knowledge, skills and talents that all people can share with our workforce and community.