Recreation & Youth Development Officer

Job No: SGS15
Location: Southern Grampians



Southern Grampians Shire Council is looking for an exceptional and motivated candidate to join their team, to work with our community and key stakeholders to encourage our community to be vibrant, healthy, inclusive and connected.

The successful candidate will have a strong knowledge and experience in engaging and working with the community, clubs, sporting groups, families and young people, to ensure that Council is listening and responsive to the health and wellbeing needs of all its residents.

Additionally, the successful candidate will have strong knowledge and experience in engaging young people and families in group contexts, which will see them hosting sessions and programs aimed at raising awareness around key priorities identified by our young people.

Benefits of working at Council:

  • We encourage personal and professional growth
  • We understand the importance of work/life balance
  • We embrace change
  • We are committed to providing a safe work environment
  • We offer flexible work arrangements
  • We offer monthly RDOs

Working at Southern Grampians Shire Council provides great work life balance, competitive remuneration, salary sacrifice, access to health and wellbeing programs, and access to further training and development opportunities. 

Further information for this role can be obtained by contacting Susannah Milne, Manager Community & Leisure Services on ph 5573 0409 or email

Full details of this position are in the position description attached here.

How to apply: Follow the application process below.

Applications close 9am Friday 9 April 2021.




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Working for Southern Grampians Shire Council means you'll be joining a dedicated and supportive team who are committed to a culture of strong, positive leadership, respect and integrity. We are looking for skilled, loyal and dedicated people who are committed to progressing new initiatives and are driven to provide the very best service to our community. We offer work-based training opportunities, flexible working conditions and provide a great work/life balance. This is your chance to work in an environment that is diverse, professional and rewarding. Come and join us!