Employment Opportunity - Community Development Officer

Published on Friday, 2 February 2024 at 4:22:30 PM


The Shire of Chapman Valley is seeking a full time Community Development Officer based at Nabawa yet may be required to work at various locations across the whole of the Shire.

A salary package of up to $95,295 per annum is offered under the Local Government Industry Award 2010 dependent on relevant skills, experience, and qualifications.

Applications closing at 4:00pm 19th February 2024 should be emailed to ceo@chapmanvalley.wa.gov.au addressing the selection criteria within the application package.

To gain a better understanding of the role please call Jamie Criddle, Chief Executive Officer on 0429 205 011.

The ideal candidate (whilst not essential), will have demonstrated experience in a Community Development role or similar with complimentary qualifications and local government background. However, training and support may be provided where transferable skills and showing initiative in a new role can be demonstrated. 

Attributes we are seeking are:

  • Problem-solving abilities.
  • Communication skills.
  • Excellent report and grant writing skills.
  • Computer literacy including social media and web posting skills. 

What will the day-to-day responsibilities look like?

  • Provide expertise and assistance to community organisations on development of projects, submission of grant applications and facilitate their social media presence. 
  • Maintain web-based Community Events calendar, internal and external communication (Social Media, Website, Media Statements etc.)
  • Co-ordinate and plan community based projects, events and services.

Who will I report to?

Day to day reporting to Chief Executive Officer.

Probation review will be completed with Chief Executive Officer.


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