As one of Australia’s largest local governments and sector leaders,the Sunshine Coast Council is a progressive organisation offering excellent career opportunities.
About the role:
The RAP Project Support Officer (Identified) is responsible for supporting the implementation of Sunshine Coast Council’s Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). Council, through its RAP, partners with the Sunshine Coast Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community to support social and economic opportunities.
It is a genuine occupational requirement that this role be filled by a person who is of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent, identifies as such and is accepted by the local community as a First Nations (Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) person.
You’ll have demonstrated experience liaising between Traditional Owner groups and broader First Nations community. Communication, administration and customer service will be strengths of yours, along with demonstrated ability to negotiate, liaise and consult with diverse Traditional Owner and First Nations individuals and groups.
Your previous demonstrated experience will allow you to provide advice and information with internal and external customers and stakeholders that will require tact, diplomacy, initiative and sound judgement to manage sensitive or escalated items appropriately.
Additionally, you will have a current “Positive Notice” Blue Card, proficiency in relevant computer software, live within the Sunshine Coast Local Government Area.
Additional Mandatory Requirements
- This is an Identified position. Identified position refers to a decision by Sunshine Coast Council that it is a genuine occupational requirement that this role be filled by an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person as permitted under section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act (1991). Therefore, only applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people will be considered.
- An Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person refers to a person who is of Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander descent, identifies as an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander person, and is accepted as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person by the Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander community in which they live.
In return, you’ll be working with an outstanding organisation striving to be an employer of choice, delivering high standards of service excellence and a healthy, smart, and creative future.
How to apply:
For full details regarding this position, refer to the Position Profile on the Sunshine Coast Council website. Alternatively, click “Apply for this job” and follow prompts to complete your application.
Helpful information to assist you in completing your application is available on the Sunshine Coast Council website.
For specific enquiries contact Rachel Pierce during business hours on (07) 5441 8629.