Job Details

Recreation Projects Officer

Melton City Council

23 June 2020
3 July 2020
Salary Range $82,017 - $89,313 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO
Aaron Biscan

Full Time Permanent Position

Salary Range $82,017 - $89,313 pa + 9.5% Super + RDO

About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a place where everyone belongs, and we want you to enjoy the benefits that best work for you and your stage of life. We offer generous leave and flexibility that best suits your lifestyle and countless opportunities for professional and personal development. You'll be able to work close to home and have new cafes and shops opening every day amongst the heritage buildings and open green spaces of one of Melbourne's fastest growing municipalities.

The Opportunity

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and motivated individual to join the Recreation and Youth Department as the Recreation Projects Officer. We are looking for someone who has well established project management and communication skills, is hard working and thrives in a busy environment.

  • The position reports to the Recreation Development Coordinator
  • Stakeholders include community groups, contractors, funding bodies and residents
  • The position will plan, support and delivery recreation and leisure based capital projects for the Melton community.

Key Responsibilities

This position is responsible for providing input into the development of the capital program for recreation and leisure and ensuring that projects are ready for delivery. The position directly manages small to medium scale capital projects and is responsible for providing support to deliver larger capital projects in accordance with Council's Project Management Framework.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have the following:

  • Qualifications in building, project management and/or experience in managing recreation related projects and contracts.
  • Experience in both project management and working closely with community sport and recreation clubs.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills and an ability to build and maintain positive working relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders.

Culture and Values

Our vision for our community is to be: "a thriving community where everyone belongs" and that means there's a place here for you too. Council has a diverse and vibrant team serving our diverse and vibrant community and we'd love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future. Our values are:

  • Continuous Improvement
  • Recognition
  • Accountability
  • Fairness
  • Teamwork


There are a number of great reasons why our people love working at Melton City Council:

  • 19 Day Month
  • Flexible Working Hours
  • Extensive Career Development & Leadership Programs
  • 16 weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • 3 weeks Paid Secondary Carer Leave
  • Family Room available including Breastfeeding Facilities (Breastfeeding Friendly Workplace accredited)
  • Wellbeing initiatives
  • Social Club Activities
  • Subsidised Uniforms

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How to apply

For further information about the position, please contact Aaron Biscan, Recreation Development Coordinator on 9747 5785.

To view position description and apply visit:

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 3 July 2020

To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we're committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Note: Applicant must have a legal right to work in Australia

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