LGNSW Positions Vacant

Flying Fox Project Manager 

  • Part time (minimum 3 days per week) 
  • 12 month contract (to May 2019), with possibility of extension 
  • Sydney CBD location
  • Package including superannuation $113,657 pro rata
Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak organisation that represents the interests of NSW general and special purpose councils.  We advocate on behalf of members and their communities to decision makers.  We also provide a comprehensive range of services, including industrial relations representation, management services and training.

We are looking for a Project Manager to implement projects designed to support councils with managing the impacts of Flying-foxes. 

The role

This role will coordinate and implement the first phase of the Flying-fox Habitat Restoration project, which is funded by the NSW Environmental Trust. The role will be required to work collaboratively with the Office of Environment and Heritage, the Trust and other key stakeholders including councils, academics and consultants. The role will be responsible for scoping and managing contracts to deliver sub-projects such as habitat mapping, and will also be responsible for designing phase 2 of the project involving grants to councils. 


The person

Ideally you will have strong project management skills and experience, including project design, implementation and reporting, and sound experience in contract management. You will have high level written and oral communication skills and knowledge of relevant legislation and government policies relating to Flying-fox management.  You will have an understanding of local government and an ability to work with others in a collaborative environment.


How to apply


Applications should include:
  • a covering letter which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description
  • an up-to-date resume
Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.  Please contact Susy Cenedese on 9242 4080 if you have any enquiries.
 

Applications close Friday, 25 May 2018

Senior Communication Officer

  • Part-time, 3 days per week job share, permanent position
  • Sydney CBD location 
  • Generalist position
  • Package including superannuation and annual leave loading up to $110,943 per annum pro rata
  • Immediate start
 
Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for councils and related organisations in our State.  LGNSW advocates on behalf of members and their communities to decision makers at state and federal levels.  We provide a comprehensive range of services including industrial relations representation, management services and training.
 
We are looking for a communication expert to help promote LGNSW and the NSW local government sector on a part-time, job share basis.  The successful candidate will be self-motivated, have a broad skill base and the flexibility to take on a wide range of communication tasks.
 

The role

This is a key role in a small, dynamic, hands-on team and provides a great opportunity to build your skills and career. You will play a key role in speechwriting, and be responsible for producing member and stakeholder communications collateral. You will also develop and implement communication strategies and campaigns and project plans and assist with media relations to promote LGNSW and the local government sector.
 

The person

You’ll be a generalist with experience in both media and corporate communication (traditional and online), have a degree in communications or equivalent, excellent interpersonal and writing skills, attention to detail, print production experience and an understanding of deadlines. You’ll be self-driven with a proven ability to take the initiative.
 

The team

LGNSW’s communication team prides itself on quality work. The team has a big agenda. We are modernising communication with new tools and technologies and seeking to raise member, stakeholder and community engagement. 
 

How to apply

For more information download the position description and essential requirements.
 
Applications should include: 
  • a covering letter (maximum two pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position description.
  • an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages)
 
Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.  Please email susan.napier@lgnsw.org.au if you have any enquiries.
 

Applications close Wednesday, 30 May 2018.

 

Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.