Wednesday , April 17 2024

Council Jobs Geelong – Aboriginal Employment

Website Geelong Council

Job Description:

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary, sustainable office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our team at the City of Greater Geelong.
Our Community is made of diverse people from all walks of life, and it’s important to us that our workforce represents and celebrates this strength.
We encourage great people from all backgrounds to join us. We encourage authenticity, because inclusion makes us stronger.
If you’re excited about working together to create a Clever and Creative Greater Geelong, and joining a workplace where all people can thrive, then hit apply – we’d love to meet you!
We particularly welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Identify opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation in the City’s workforce and initiate and run projects to realise these opportunities
  • Support recruitment and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employees by advising on attraction, recruitment and retention strategies and by providing practical support to candidates through the recruitment process
  • Develop a strong network with local community, government and non-government bodies support City’s employment goals
  • Support the development and implementation of the City’s Reconciliation Action Plans
  • Design and implement interventions (including training and events) to develop organisational awareness and capability so that the City is a culturally safe and inclusive place to work

Job Requirements:

  • Experience working in an advocacy role supporting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples/ communities and/or working on Reconciliation Action Plans
  • Ability to build strong relationships, build networks and well-developed capability to communicate with influence
  • Ability to manage projects, organise and prioritise to achieve targets
  • Proactive and inquisitive approach, and ability to think outside the box
  • Relevant Tertiary qualifications or other qualification

Job Details:

Company: Geelong Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: South Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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