Coordinator Open Space And Recreation Planning (100888)

Hume City Council

Broadmeadows, VIC

Posted 11/22/2020

Broadmeadows, Australia

Reference: 5265254

*Salary Range: $114,341 pa - $127,020pa (Band 8), plus super + Vehicle Allowance: $13,000 *Full-Time, monthly RDO

Plan, drive and deliver Open Space Strategy and capital works projects for the established communities of Hume City Council.

Do you have a passion to improve open space and active transport outcomes, contribute to place making, health and well-being, and promote participation in a diverse range of recreational activities for a fast growing and culturally diverse community?

This position leads and supports a team of staff focused on the planning, development and delivery of open space throughout Hume City Council. The successful candidate will have strong leadership abilities and previous experience working in the development and implementation of plans or processes to improve open space and recreation service delivery, and experience developing strategic open space plans.

You'll be responsible for a fast-growing team and a four-year capital program worth in excess of $13M.

Key Skills:

  • Extensive experience in the preparation, implementation and review of open space and recreation planning strategies and projects
  • Highly developed project planning and management skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to establish networks and consult and liaise effectively with external agencies, stakeholders, Council and the community
  • Proven ability to effectively, lead, supervise, and develop teams

Company Profile

Hume City Council is a leader in local government and is recognised for its innovation, initiative, leadership, service, quality and support for its people.

Hume City is one of Australia's fastest-growing communities and with more people choosing to call Hume home, we're expected to welcome more than 57,000 new residents to our City over the next decade.

What We Offer

With our high level of employee engagement, Hume City Council offers a great working environment where you can develop your career. We offer flexible work arrangements and other benefits, such as study assistance and interest free loans for public transport. Our strong commitment to social justice and the environment provides opportunities for employees to participate in various programs.

For further information, view the attached position description or contact Greg McLaren on 9205 2402 or email

Applicants must address the key selection criteria in their application and attach with cover letter and resume.

Applications Close: 24 Nov 2020

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