Job Details - Community Development Team Leader | Homelessness and Community Safety

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499583 Community & Environment Full time, Permanent Community Services

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $108,572 pa + super (up to 12%) + leave loading
    Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 7 of EBA5
  • 9 day fortnight
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Hybrid, flexible working environment, including some work from home days.
  • Location: Strathpine

About our opportunity

Our Community Development team are looking to fill this integral role in their leadership team.  

You’ll coach and develop a community-minded team who are passionate about strengthening our communities. The team will look to you for your expert advice on complex social issues, including homelessness, community safety and domestic and family violence prevention, as well as navigating the complexities of a large government organisation.

Reporting directly to the Coordinator, Community Development, you will play a key part in supporting the growth of the region, through the development of various community development programs and initiatives, as well as the new Public Space Liaison program. This will be achieved through effective collaboration with key internal and external stakeholders on all matters related to homelessness and community safety and alignment to our Community Wellbeing Strategy and Housing and Homelessness Action Plan

About you

We are seeking a strong and capable leader who has significant experience working in, or in collaboration with local government, and facilitating responses to homelessness, family and domestic violence prevention and/or community safety matters.

As a passionate people person, you will enjoy leading, coaching and developing a team to achieve positive community change. You’ll also bring strong communication and negotiation skills which will support you in cross-council and cross sector problem solving. 

Our Community Development team is a diverse group, who are highly collaborative and passionate about strengthening the wellbeing of our communities through community development practice. We are focused on delivering on our corporate values of Service, Teamwork, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability - we are seeking people who resonate with these values.

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 2,000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of nearing 500,000 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

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*Applications will close: 11:55pm Sunday 14 April 2024 

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