Grants Officer

Job No: 140343
Location: Moree

  • Are you a professional looking to step into a rewarding role?
  • Work with a passionate local government as a Grants Officer!
  • Attractive salary ranging from $68,359 - $73,491 (depending on qualifications and experience) PLUS additional benefits!
  • Additional benefits include 10% superannuation, salary packaging options to maximise take home pay, a uniform allowance and a rostered day off every 3 weeks!

About the Opportunity

Moree Plains Shire Council now has a rewarding opportunity for a Grants Officer to join the council in a permanent full-time capacity (35 hours per week) working out of the Max Centre in Moree, Northern NSW, approximately 1.5 hours drive from the Queensland border.

Reporting to the Economic Development Coordinator, you will be primarily responsible for facilitating successful funding and grant applications for the provision of Council services, infrastructure development, and local community projects with a priority focus on maximising the opportunities of the Moree Special Activation Precinct.

More specifically, your day-to-day duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Supporting the development and success of the Moree Special Activation Precinct and Council's Economic Development objectives;
  • Developing strong working relationships with relevant State & Federal Government bodies;
  • Refining and implement policy and procedures associated with grant activities of the Council; and
  • Providing support for the economic development activities of the council

To read the position description and learn more about the role, please click here.

About You

The ideal candidate for this role will have a Diploma level qualification in Economic Development, Business, Commerce, or Social Sciences in addition to relevant professional experience. It is important to note that graduates will be considered.

To be successful in this role it is essential that you possess knowledge and experience in Grant Application writing, processes and administration. You will need highly developed communication skills, allowing you to function successfully in a team environment and maintain productive relationships with internal and external stakeholders. The ability to use fantastic organisational skills to manage your workload and work effectively under pressure while delivering with a high level of accuracy is also crucial.

Candidates who possess familiarity with and experience within a variety of business environments will be highly regarded, as will candidates who possess experience working in/ or with community groups or organisations as well as government and non-governmental agencies.

Please note: It is essential that you are willing to undertake a Criminal History Check and you hold a Class C Drivers License with the ability to drive a manual vehicle. 

About the Benefits

In return for your hard work and dedication, the successful candidate will be rewarded with an attractive salary ranging from $68,359 - $73,491 PLUS super, negotiable based on your qualifications and experience.

Further additional benefits you receive include:

  • 10% superannuation; 
  • Salary packaging options to maximise take home pay;
  • Uniform allowance; and
  • A rostered day off every 3 weeks

You will also benefit from tremendous professional development opportunities and the opportunity to work in a pivotal role that supports the development of the Moree Special Activation Precinct!

About the Organisation

Moree Plains Shire Council’s mission is to lead the way in fostering a healthy, positive and well-resourced community. Council is recognised as an Employer Of Choice and is committed to providing employees with a happy and healthy working life experience in order to foster a productive workforce.

Ideally nestled on the New South Wales and Queensland border, Moree is a town rich in culture, heritage, agriculture and natural assets with each component intertwining to define the characteristics of both the town and the community. With an old-world ambience, it offers a fantastic family-friendly lifestyle, affordable housing and plenty of infrastructure including cafes, restaurants, art galleries and more.


If you are looking for an exciting opportunity to take your career to the next level - Apply Now!

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