Salary: $89,973 – $95,464 pa. + up to 12% super
Permanent full-time positon

Redland City Council is an innovative and progressive local government east of Brisbane, including the land and waters of Quandamooka country, the Southern Moreton Bay Islands, mainland suburbs and rural hinterland.

The job
The Senior Adviser Policy and Strategy will coordinate the development and execution of policy and business reform strategies within Council’s Civic and Open Space Asset Management Unit. The Senior Adviser will develop processes to achieve effective translation of Community and Corporate Plans into corporate policies and strategies, short, medium and long term strategic and operational plans, and other initiatives for the City Infrastructure Group.

The applicant
You will have proven high level research, analytical and problem solving skills demonstrated in the identification, investigation, development and evaluation of policies, strategies, options, solutions and outcomes. Demonstrated advanced short and long term strategic and operational knowledge of developing and managing open space, parks, streetscapes, reserves, recreation and sport and facilities (including current and emerging issues) is also essential.

Eligibility requirements
Mandatory Criteria

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Demonstrated experience in civic and open space strategy and policy development and implementation
  • A current “C” Class Driver’s Licence
  • All final applicants for this position will be asked to consent to a police check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.
  • To be eligible for employment, applicants must have the legal right to work in Australia.

In return we offer
*Flexible working arrangements, generous superannuation scheme, salary sacrifice of superannuation, study assistance, recognition of service after 5 years of employment, wellness programs, social club, employee assistance program, free car parking (limited spaces), generous maternity and long service leave, 4 weeks annual leave (including 17.5% loading) and 15 days personal leave per annum, plus much more!

*Some of these entitlements are subject to employee tenure and employment type.

To apply
Applicants must submit a cover letter (one page) and current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please visit our website to obtain a copy of the position description and resume-based application instructions.

All relevant documents can be accessed via our website www.redland.qld.gov.au or can be requested by calling (07) 3829 8231.
To apply for this position (OPM022) please visit our website at www.redland.qld.gov.au. Specific information on the position can be obtained by contacting Bradley Salton on (07) 3829 8871 or Peter Best on (07) 3829 8644.

Applications for this position close at 11:59 p.m. Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) on Friday 2 February 2018.