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Community Liaison Officer (Kimba, SA)


South Australia

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Government & Defence


Competitive rate on offer

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Calvin Ebenezer

  • 10 month contract
  • Community engagement, Communications and Administration
  • Location Kimba region & Travel within Eyre Peninsula 
This Federal Government Department requires the service of contract Community Liaison Officer to work in the areas of community engagement, communications and administration to contribute to the delivery of a large project. 
  • The Community Liaison Officer will represent the Department and the Project through consultation activities, e.g. meetings with members of the public, information sessions, and presentations.
  • Record and document details of all meetings, engagements and enquiries in an Excel database.
  • Work out of the Department's Kimba office full-time, either independently or with Canberra-based team members when they are in the region (generally 2 days per week).
  • Respond to enquiries from the public (drop-ins, phone calls, emails) seeking meetings with the project team, and manage a calendar of these activities.
  • Seek opportunities to promote the project locally and across the region.
  • Proactively seek out information as required from the project team in Canberra.
  • Arrange meetings with individuals and groups as required, and attend events throughout the region in order to represent the project.
  • Other ad hoc tasks as required, such as general administrative support and financial record keeping for the office.
Desired Skills and Abilities
  • An excellent networker with established networks across the Kimba District and broadly on the Eyre Peninsula
  • Evidence of being an active member of the Kimba communities.
  • Excellent communication skills and an ability to be client-focused.
  • Knowledge of the National Radioactive Waste Management Project, or willingness to learn.
  • Basic ability to use all Microsoft Office applications.
  • Tertiary qualifications or demonstrable experience in communications, marketing, community and stakeholder engagement or similar would be seen as an advantage.
  • Ability to interact with the media and social media.
  • Must be located in the Kimba region, or be willing to relocate at own cost.
  • Must have a driver's license and a vehicle. Travel within the Eyre Peninsula will be required, for which the Department will reimburse costs at the departmental rate.
Please apply online or call Calvin on 8228 1560.

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