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Unit Manager - Aboriginal Department (Identified)

City of Whittlesea
  • Permanent Full time
  • Band 8
  • Salary $ 113,233.10 + Super + RDO + Flexible Working

The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and s 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (Vic) and s 8(4) of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities Act 2006 (Vic). The position is only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants.

About Us

The City of Whittlesea is one of the fastest growing municipalities in Australia. As a local government organisation, we play a pivotal role in the everyday lives of our community. Our vision is to make Whittlesea 2040: A Place For All by ensuring our residents can enjoy access to local services, facilities and infrastructure.

Our staff are passionate, skilled and diverse, providing a great environment to work in and succeed.

The Role

Make a difference in our community!

The Unit Manager, Aboriginal Department position is responsible for realising corporate goals through the provision of a range of programs and projects related to the Aboriginal community.

Key focus areas for the role include:

  • Supporting the team and to deliver great programs and projects;
  • Providing leadership during the department’s phase 3 implementation process;
  • Working with the department’s leadership team to prepare the team to deliver on responsibilities within the Community Action Plan

About you

You will be a constructive leader with excellent communication, influencing and problem-solving skills and someone who exemplifies Council’s values and behaviours.

If this sounds like you, then you should definitely apply!

Want to know more?

The full Position Description is attached.

If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Toni Mason, Manager Aboriginal Department on 0487 230 577.

To apply for this position, you must address the Core Capabilities outlined in the Position Description in your cover letter. Please note, applications that do not address the Core Capabilities may not be considered.

Applications and interviews will take place as suitable candidates are identified.

Please note all applicants must apply online, and no late applications will be accepted.

You must have the right to live and work in Australia to be eligible for this vacancy.

This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres strait islander person identified position.

At the City of Whittlesea, we value diversity and appreciate everyone’s strengths. We are an equal opportunity employer and committed to attracting and retaining a diverse workforce that reflects our municipality. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people with a disability and people identifying as LGBTIQ. The City of Whittlesea is also a Child Safe employer.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria's Chief Health Officer, all roles at the Council require staff to be mandatorily vaccinated to perform duties and/or deliver services to the community. Therefore, if you are successful in the selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of an approved Covid-19 vaccination or authorised medical exemption.

Council is committed to providing an inclusive workplace that encourages employees to participate, without discrimination, in both work-related and other activities conducted within a work context, with the support of workplace adjustments. Where possible, the Council will identify and resolve potential barriers to the recruitment and employment of people with disabilities within the organisation.

If you require a workplace adjustment to support you during the interview process, please email human.resources@whittlesea.vic.gov.au using the subject line: Unit Manager - Aboriginal Department (Identified) enquiry via EthicalJobs with your request outlining your preferred method of contact. Workplace adjustment (also known as “reasonable adjustment”) is defined as: “Whatever is considered necessary and achievable to enable an employee to perform their job role efficiently and to the best of their abilities”. A Workplace adjustment can be requested at any stage in the recruitment process and/or as a part of the employment of an individual.

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