Communications Officer

Shire of Chittering

Job Overview

The Shire of Chittering is seeking a Communications Officer who has advanced level of communication and problem solving skills and has a minimum of one years’ experience in communication campaigns, initiatives, projects and social media.

Some of your core functions include communicating with and informing diverse stakeholders in an effective manner; and development of communication materials that are informative, clearly communicated and consistent and completed in a timely manner. This is achieved by preparing communication contact and materials such as social media, website and intranet content, speeches, media statements, brochures, presentations, publications.

The successful candidate will ideally have exceptional organisational skills, time management and interpersonal skills, all while modelling a can-do attitude; is a collaborative team player who can engage and work with relevant internal and external stakeholders as required and contributes to a positive workforce environment.

The Shire is committed to the long-term happiness of our team. This is a permanent position offered as a Level 7 with a cash salary of $60,186.88 (pro-rata) per annum, in addition to superannuation of up to 15% as per Council Policy. The position is for a 42 hour fortnight, with flexible hours and offering a hybrid work model (work from home and Shire Administration Office). Additional hours or working outside of office hours may be required on occasion and during emergency situations.

All applicants must have the right to work in Australia and ability to provide a National Police Clearance and be able to undertake a pre-placement medical.

We recognise that we are strengthened by diversity and are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. As an equal opportunity employer, we encourage all applications, as part of a diverse and inclusive workforce.

Submitting your application

Please refer to the Information Package (click italics link below) for submission requirements and information. Applications must include a comprehensive resume, a cover letter including responses to the selection criteria by detailing your suitability for the position (max. 3 pages) and an Employment Application Form.

Employment Opportunity – COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER » Shire of Chittering

Applications must be received by no later than 9am, Monday 20th June 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

For further information relating to this position please contact the Human Resources team by email to or telephone (08) 9576 4600.

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  • Total Jobs 2 Jobs
  • Category Government & Defence
  • Location Chittering
  • Full Address 6177 Great Northern Hwy, Bindoon, Western Australia 6502, Australia
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