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498333 Community & Environment Full time, Permanent Cultural Services

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

This role sits within our Cultural Services Department, which includes Heritage and Museums, Galleries, Libraries, and Cultural Activation. Cultural Services aims to provide engaging leisure and learning experiences by connecting people to resources and each other. We strive for excellence when delivering exhibitions, information, collections, programs, public art and performances for our community and visitors. Council currently has museums located at Bribie Island, Redcliffe, and Whiteside.

Our Cultural Services Department is dynamic, collaborative and passionate about achieving high quality results for our community. We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability, and we are seeking people who align with these values.

About our opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Museum Leader to lead our team at the Redcliffe Museum!

As Museum Leader, you will lead the team in presenting a continual exhibition and public program to diverse audiences and support the development of team skills to achieve positive visitor experiences! You will be responsible for the management of museum operations and will be required to collate and analyse statistics, prepare team rosters and a range of venue performance reports.

To be successful in this role you will develop and manage relationships with local community stakeholders to inform museum exhibitions and programs and present the museum as a welcoming and engaging space.

In addition, you will contribute to the broader Cultural Services department initiatives, strategies and service enhancement opportunities and will maintain a customer centric culture of high performance and accountability.

Museums are open to the public Wednesday to Friday, 10am to 4pm; Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 3pm. This position requires the successful team member to be available to work any 5 out of 7 days per week as part of the ordinary hours.

About you

As an influential, proactive and passionate leader you will be able to demonstrate your experience and commitment to the operations of a visitor focussed cultural facility and have the ability to:

  • build positive and productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • engage local communities
  • develop team and individual capabilities
  • foster a healthy inclusive and well-connected workplace

Well versed with strategy development and business documentation, you will also be proficient and accustomed to developing business plans, undertaking financial management and managing complex projects.

Preferably, to strengthen your skillset and knowledge base you will have:

  • a tertiary qualification in Cultural Services and/or equivalent experience  
  • context and an understanding for political and organisation environments similar to Local Government; and
  • current Working with children card for child related employment from Blue Card Services (Blue Card)

The Details

Term: Permanent Full Time

Award/Level:  Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 4 of the Moreton Bay Regional Council EBA4 Certified Agreement

Location:  Redcliffe

  • $80,265 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • 9 day fortnight


Why join the MBRC Team?

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training & Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.

Position Description

Please refer to the Museum Leader Position Description for further information. 

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role.

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