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Reference Number 12657
Position Title Venue Hire & Events Officer
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Botanic Gardens
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 3.4 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 19 day month 
Position Summary

Venue Hire & Events Officer 

Reference Number: 12657 

Salary Range: $63,647.88 - $68,647.88 per annum 

Location: Botanic Gardens Administration Office – Collins Avenue 

Closing:  Sunday 11 November 2018 

Live, work and play in one of the most beautiful parts of Australia, join our team now and enjoy the lifestyle and benefits that come with it such as:- 

  • 19 day month roster arrangement
  • 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 

We are currently seeking a highly organised and suitably experienced venue hire and events extraordinaire to join our Cultural Services team now! In this role you will facilitate venue hire and provide event management for corporate, private and community groups.

Key duties & responsibilities include:-

  • Provide first point of contact for all venue enquiries.
  • Assist and advise venue hire customers to ensure that their events and activities are successful and run smoothly and safely.
  • Promote and coordinate venue bookings to maximise venue use and profitability.
  • Develop and maintain standard venue hire packages and templates.

To be successful you must have:-

  • Experience in the administration of arts and entertainment venues and events; or experience coordinating or managing events in the corporate and/or hospitality industry
  • A high level of proficiency in administrative processes & procedures
  • The ability to multi-task with a high level of accuracy
  • The ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The ability to work with and communicate with a wide range of people and community groups 

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

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 experience in the administration of arts and entertainment venues and events, or experience coordinating or managing events in the corporate and/or hospitality industry?
Desirable: Do you have an understanding of Artifax or other event management systems?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email
Closing Date 11/11/2018
Position Description
Venue Hire and Events Officer Information Kit.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.