Job Details

Community Development Coordinator
  • Full Time, Permanent
  • $91,765.12/year + Super (Stream A, Level 6.1)
  • Professional development opportunities

What we offer

  • Full-time hours worked over a 9-day (72.5hr) fortnight - that's an extra 22 days off each year!
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Fitness Passport Program
  • Ongoing learning and development opportunities
  • Employee assistance program
  • Free onsite parking
  • Active social club


Who we are

We're a contemporary local government organisation entering an exciting new phase. We're moving forward with purpose and fresh energy, with a focus on delivering exceptional services and value for money - with heart. We care about the community we serve and we care about each other. When you work with us, we want you to feel valued, and to understand your role and how your work contributes to the bigger picture.


The community we serve

The City of Logan is a proud, grassroots community, filled with mavericks, makers and innovators. Here, neighbourly love is strong; environmental and business values run deep; and culture, heritage and diversity is our DNA.


About the role

The Community Development Coordinator role is situated within Council's Community Development Program. You will be joining a passionate and high functioning team that are dedicated to empowering individuals and groups to create, support and sustain connected, healthy and inclusive communities.

The Community Development Coordinator will lead high profile community initiatives and coordinate a team of Community Development Officers. This role works in a multidisciplinary team environment, delivering and facilitating a range of high-profile initiatives and strategies that respond to government and community priorities.

To be successful in the role, you will need to have:

  • A degree in Human Services or other relevant fields is highly favourable
  • Strong/demonstrated leadership skills
  • Proven experience in community development and a good understanding of strengths-based community development theories and principles
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing collaborative partnerships with local organisations, other levels of government, elected representatives and community
  • An excellent understanding of community priorities and the ability to influence and drive community development initiatives and strategies
  • Strong facilitation skills with the ability to listen, empathise and interact well with diverse stakeholder groups
  • Demonstrated high level of written communication skills with the ability to present, prepare professional reports, policies, strategies, grants and correspondence
  • Exceptional project management and interpersonal skills
  • A high degree of autonomy and an ability to manage several priorities at any one time 


For more detailed information on the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description, by clicking HERE.



If you'd like some more information about the role contact our hiring manager, Sarah Buchanan (Acting Community Development Program Leader) via email: 

To express your interest in this role, please forward your Resume and a Cover Letter outlining your relevant skills and experience in support of your application by the closing date of 24th March 2023.  

Thank you for considering joining the Logan City Council. We cannot wait to learn more about you! 

If you want to learn more about us visit: LinkedInFacebook, InstagramLogan City Council Careers

Job Ref: BT000026
Submitted: 10-03-2023

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