Recreation Facilities Officer


Moonee Ponds, VIC

Posted 1/4/2019

Recreation Facilities Officer

  • Temporary full time position until 31 January 2020
  • Classified as a Band 4
  • $65,913 - $71,176 per annum plus superannuation

About us

Moonee Valley City Council is a vibrant and diverse municipality. We are a local government within the north-west metropolitan area of Melbourne, providing a range of services to some 118,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses.

The opportunity

An exciting opportunity is available for an enthusiastic and motivated individual to join Council’s Community Infrastructure Department (sport, recreation and community facilities team) as a Recreation Facilities Officer. This role will be responsible in managing facilities bookings and responding to community requests in a timely manner. You will have high level of customer service focus and have a can do attitude.

Some of the role’s key responsibilities include:

  • Effective management of casual and regular hirer agreements of Council’s community and recreation facilities including community halls and Essendon Traffic School.
  • Administering community event permits and personal training permits.
  • Responding to daily operational requirements and general enquiries which arise within these facilities and spaces in a timely manner.

What we offer

At Moonee Valley, our greatest strength is our people. We recruit people who can be better than ourselves and retain people by allowing them to grow at their own pace, providing training opportunities and offering a safe environment where they will be rewarded for their contributions.

We recognise the needs of employees with family responsibilities and we want to help them balance their home and work life. Council provides a number of benefits to our staff including generous paid parental and pre-natal leave, carer’s leave, salary sacrifice options, flexible work opportunities, and an alternate model of employment where staff may purchase up to six additional weeks of annual leave.

Our culture of inclusion

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email us at or call 9243 1122.

For further information please view the Position Description or contact Kassia Gibbs on 9423 1425.

Closing Date: 11:45pm, Sunday 20 January 2019

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