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Reference Number 13097
Position Title City Safe Support Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Esplanade Inner City Fac
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 2.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

City Safe Support Officer

Reference Number: 13097
Salary Range: $58,536.24 - $70,129.06 per annum
Location: Esplanade Office - Cairns
Close Date:  Sunday, 12 January 2020

Develop your career with Cairns Regional Council, an innovative employer that listens, respects and values your contribution.  We’re proud of our community and the key role you can play in making the Cairns region a great place to live, work and learn.  Our commitment to high quality services means that we need talented, committed people – we need you!

Looking for change in 2020.  Move to a better position now and enjoy the lifestyle and benefits that come with it. We are now seeking a dedicated, committed and suitably experienced City Safe Support Officer to join our team now.  

The primary objective of the position is to:

  • Provide direct support to the CitySafe program in the implementation, monitoring and evaluation of crime prevention and community safety initiatives.

To be successful in this role you will require:

  • Demonstrated experience in a support role of a similar nature or in a project delivery or related field.
  • Current Drivers Licence.
  • Possess sound skills in the operation of Microsoft applications, with the ability to learn a variety of other software programs.
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritise tasks to meet deadlines and manage workload using a high level of initiative.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow approved procedures with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills including; consultation, networking, and conflict resolution.

In return we offer the following benefits: 

  • 9 Day Fortnight
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development 

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria please download a copy of the information kit.

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Essential: Do you have previous experience working within an office / administration environment?
Essential: Do you have skills and experience in the use of Microsoft Office applications such as MS Word, Outlook?
Essential: Do you have experience in the preparation and presentation of reports and correspondence?
Essential: Do you have eligibility / the right to work in Australia?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 12/01/2020
Position Description
Information Kit - City Safe Support Officer CD464 VRN13097.pdf Open
Application Guide View Guide
Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.