Wingecarribee Shire Council
Coordinator Facilities and Bookings

Posted: 27 Mar
Closes: 14 Apr
Moss Vale, New South Wales


Coordinator Facilities and Booking
Casual Opportunity Offering 35-hours a week
Flexible Working Arrangement Opportunities
Salary ranging from $61.34 - $71.29 per hour + 11% Superannuation (Depending on experience, qualifications, and skillset relevant to the role)


The Opportunity

This position is responsible for coordinating the operation of Council’s facilities and 355 Management Committees, managing the bookings of community facilities. The position is responsible for administering the operation of the committees consisting of volunteers appointed and delegated to manage council facilities.

The role's primary purpose is to facilitate the smooth operation and financial success of community facilities. This involves coordinating bookings, collaborating with management committees, promoting the facilities, and ensuring a positive user experience, all while adhering to legal and safety standards. It's a multifaceted role that plays a crucial part in the community's well-being and financial sustainability.


Essential Criteria

  1. Degree qualification in Business, Records/Information Management or related discipline and/or equivalent industry experience coupled with relevant education/training.
  2. Sound working knowledge of meeting procedures, with demonstrated experience in report and correspondence writing.
  3. Working knowledge of the Local Government Act and Administration Legislation. With High level of understanding of Work, Health and Safety and Risk Management as relates to community facility use including experience with development and review of risk assessments.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills including effective consultation, negotiation and conflict management abilities. With demonstrated experience with providing training both one-on-one and group sessions.
  5. Experience in developing and monitoring budgets.
  6.  Demonstrated skills in the community consultation process and public relations.
  7. Knowledge and skills in the use of computer applications including email, Microsoft Office suite and other work-related systems.
  8. Current Drivers Licence (Class C)
  9. Be willing to undertake a Nation Police Check before commencement.


About Us

Wingecarribee Shire Council is in the magnificent Southern Highlands with a balance of pristine natural scenery and rich diversity of lifestyle choices from its historical past to modern amenities, all at your doorstep. With a population of over 50,000, Wingecarribee Shire has much to offer both the individual and family alike. Only 110 km from Sydney CBD and 70 km from Wollongong, we are a relatively easy traverse for those wishing to commute to the Shire and, equally so, for those who prefer to live in the Shire whilst enjoying an occasional jaunt to the City or Coast.

Our core values of RESPECT include Resilience, Empathy, Sustainability, Pride, Efficiency, Courage, and Teamwork define what behaviours are acceptable, expected and celebrated.


What We Offer

  • Attractive Salary Remuneration!
  • Casual position offering 35hrs a week!
  • Flexible Working Arrangements Opportunities
  • Corporate wellbeing programs, including Fitness Passport and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Learning and development opportunities, including tertiary assistance
  • Vaccination program including annual Flu vaccine
  • Access to financial advice and guidance including advice from Active Super
  • Annual Health Fair and opportunity to participate in the Johnny Warren & Les Murray Memorial Cup


How to Apply

Please upload your current resume and statement addressing how you meet the essential criteria of the role. Applicants who do not address the essential criteria, may not be considered, and shortlisted for the role. For further information about the role, please contact George Harb on 02 4868 0888.

In accordance with Wingecarribee Shire Council’s COVID 19 Safety Plan, we encourage all employees to be COVID 19 vaccinated. Wingecarribee Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides an inclusive work environment and embraces the diverse talent of its people. We value people of all cultures, languages, capacities, sexual orientations, gender identities, and/or expressions. We are committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Applications are to be received by Sunday 14th April 2024.