Job Details - Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Implementation Officer

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499570 Community & Environment Full time, Maximum Term Community Services

The details:

  • Maximum Term Full Time - 2 years
  • $91,222 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 5 of EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Strathpine
  • Please note: this position has been identified under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement.

About our opportunity

We have a great opportunity for a Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP) Implementation Officer to join our team on Turrbal Country at Strathpine!

In December 2023, City of Moreton Bay adopted its first Innovate Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). We’re excited to have formalised our commitment to building better relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, businesses and staff, and are looking forward to the next two years of focused delivery.

Reporting to the Principal Community Planning and Policy Officer, you will undertake a key role in the internal implementation of Council’s RAP, including the coordination and delivery of key initiatives, and monitoring and reporting on the RAP’s progress and outcomes. 

You will help build momentum across Council departments and a diverse workforce around reconciliation, while maintaining relationships with community stakeholders. 

About you

You will be experienced in navigating a large government organisation and know how to balance community advocacy and delivery of government policy. Your ability to build relationships across Council quickly and maintain these when facing tough conversations will be critical to success.  Project management, business writing, ICT skills are important as you will lead the monitoring and reporting on our progress to Council and our communities.

You will have a good knowledge and understanding of contemporary reconciliation issues and practices; and significant experience working with the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities and building meaningful relationships.

Please note: this position has been identified under s25 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld) that being Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander is a genuine occupational requirement. 

Position Description

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Why join the City of Moreton Bay Team?

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.

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.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • 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 And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.
  • Flexibility depends on the type of work you do but could include options such as work from home, part time, 9-day fortnights and flexible days. Talk to us about what flexibility means to you!

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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

To obtain further details please contact our Careers team at careers@moretonbay.qld.gov.au

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*Applications will close midnight, Sunday 14 April 2024. 

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