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Customer Service Officer (000399)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

The Customer Service team of the Kingborough Council is seeking applications from individuals with exceptional experience in customer service.  The position is responsible for delivering quality frontline customer service from point-of-enquiry to resolution, handling customer enquiries, service requests, transactions, and complaints in an efficient, professional, and responsive manner.

To be successful, you must have a positive and flexible approach to work, as well as confident and articulate communication skills.  The role also requires competent cash handling and computer skills.

The position is full-time and the commencement salary is $60,178 per annum, plus 12.5% employer superannuation and a 19-day month.   For more information, contact Stephanie Velini, Customer Service Coordinator on 03 6211 8200.

How to apply: A copy of the position description for this vacancy and information detailing requirements for applications are available below. All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 3 October 2022 and can be submitted by clicking ‘Apply Now’ below.

Mandatory Requirements

Please provide a written statement which addresses the selection criteria in your application:

Essential

  1. Previous experience in delivering face-to-face, phone and digital customer services.
  2. The ability to use initiative in resolving problems and the capacity to resolve complaints as appropriate.
  3. Experience in cash handling, processing a variety of payments and end-of-day reconciliation.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work co-operatively as part of a team, but when necessary, also work independently as required.
  5. Competent IT and keyboard skills using Microsoft Office products and the ability to use a range of specialist local government programs, including GIS, CRM, and document management systems.
  6. Well-developed time management skills and ability to organise and prioritise a range of administrative tasks to well established guidelines.

Desirable

  1. A vocational qualification relevant to the role, e.g., Certificate III in Business
  2. Experience in working in a government or other regulatory/compliance environment.

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Coordinator Natural Areas and Biodiversity (000402)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

Council’s Natural Areas and Biodiversity (NAB) Team sits within the Environment, Development and Community Directorate and takes a lead role in developing the strategic environmental and biodiversity policies, projects and plans to support healthy and diverse environments and sustainable outcomes in our community.

We are currently seeking a Coordinator to lead the NAB team.  The role is responsible for the development, integration, and implementation of policies, plans and technical advice, including the management of Council’s reserves, coastal and riparian areas, threatened species and communities, bushfire planning, environmental interpretation activities, and strategic weed management program.  The Coordinator requires a strong vision and research based approach for improving the protection and resilience of ecological values and natural areas.

Ideally tertiary qualified, you will have high-level knowledge and experience in nature conservation and/or environmental management and project management.  You will have excellent communication skills and experience in leading a team of professionals and operational employees.  Demonstrated experience in leading the delivery of a strategic work program, managing budgets, major strategies and plans is essential.  Project management expertise that maintains and builds on stakeholder relationships to enable collaboration and the delivery of quality outcomes is also essential.

The position is full-time and the commencement salary is $94,754 to $107,400 per annum, plus 12.5% employer superannuation and a 19-day month.   For more information, contact Liz Quinn, Coordinator NAB on 03 6211 8200.

How to apply: A copy of the position description for this vacancy and information detailing requirements for applications are available below. All applications must include a document addressing the selection criteria and a current resume.

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 3 October 2022 and can be submitted by clicking ‘Apply Now’ below.

Mandatory Requirements

Please provide a written statement which addresses the selection criteria in your application:

Essential

  1. A tertiary qualification relevant to the role, for example, ecology, biology, environmental Science and or/conservation management or another relevant qualification in a directly related field.
  2. Extensive experience in environmental science and management, including natural area and land management planning, coastal and waterway management, nature conservation and related policy and strategy development, project management and evaluation, on-ground implementation and working with the community.
  3. Demonstrated supervisory capacity and the ability to lead a team of professional and operational employees in a multi-disciplinary Unit.
  4. Comprehensive knowledge of the legislative framework within which Council operates and demonstrated ability to interpret and apply relevant legislation, guidelines, standards, codes of practice, policies and By-laws relevant to the role.
  5. Strong communication and community relationship building skills, including advocacy, negotiation, conflict resolution and public presentations.
  6. Proven capacity to analyse, articulate and contribute to the implementation of complex multi-disciplinary projects that require political awareness, critical thinking and problem-solving ability.
  7. Effective project management skills and the ability to develop and monitor work outcome efficiencies through prioritisation and risk assessment principles.
  8. High level written and verbal communication skills with the ability to produce and present detailed reports and correspondence and professionally represent Council.
  9. Competent computer skills and knowledge using Microsoft Office software and Geographic Information Systems.
  10. Sound understanding of risk management and WHS issues relevant to the role.

Licences

11. Current unrestricted motor vehicle driver’s licence.

Desirable

  1. Relevant post-graduate tertiary qualifications or training in areas that are relevant to local government’s environmental management responsibilities.

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Manager People and Safety (via an external agency)

Position Type

Full-Time

Application Close Date

About This Position

The Kingborough Council is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Tasmania offering a fantastic lifestyle on the picturesque south east coast of Tasmania. Located an easy 15-minute drive south of Hobart and with a population of around 40,000, Kingborough offers a wonderful family lifestyle, including quality educational facilities, sporting and recreational services, service clubs and shopping centres. Council offers a values driven, customer focused team culture, with a dedicated and diverse workforce of approximately 220 people who are committed to the organisational vision of keeping the community at the heart of everything they do.

An exciting opportunity exists for a Manager People and Safety to lead and manage a small team in the delivery of organisational and employee development, strategies and programs including human resource matters, industrial relations, recruitment and selection, performance management, training and development, workplace consultation, and work health and safety. A key focus for the role will be working in partnership with management and staff to provide specialist advice and support on a broad range of issues and to develop contemporary people initiatives, systems, policies and processes.

The successful applicant will demonstrate contemporary skills across a broad range of people, human resources and industrial relations matters with proven experience in a similar generalist hands-on role. Strong organisational skills, attention to detail and continuous improvement skills are essential together with highly developed relationship building and communication skills. The successful applicant may be looking for the next step in their career and will be able to build on their experience in similar multi-disciplinary roles within a supportive, collaborative team environment

 How to Apply: For a confidential discussion or to request a copy of the position description, please contact Chapman Executive – Sarah Hendriksen on 0418 515 677 or Lynne Chapman on 0467 229 445 or jobs@chapmanexecutive.com.au. To submit an application, please apply online at www.chapmanexecutive.com.au by Sunday, 2nd October 2022.

 

Please do not use the “APPLY NOW” button below, but apply via www.chapmanexecutive.com.au

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