Community Engagement Officer - Major Projects

Community Engagement Officer - Major Projects

Job Title: Community Engagement Officer - Major Projects
Contract Type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Hervey Bay, Queensland
Salary: +9.5% super increasing to 12% after 1 year
Reference: BBBH1294_1624518317
Contact Name: Leanne Tanti
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 25, 2021 19:03

Job Description

Community Engagement Officer - Major Projects| Fraser Coast Regional Council | Hervey Bay

  • Showcase community projects in the Fraser Coast region
  • Engage local communities in the major projects arena
  • Contribute to the community you live in

The Fraser Coast Regional Council is seeking an experienced, motivated and enthusiastic Community Engagement Officer - Major Projects to engage, promote and build momentum around the region's largest and most exciting new projects.

As the Community Engagement Officer - Major Projects you will use your skills and cutting-edge engagement methodologies to ensure the Fraser Coast's communities are engaged, involved and actively participating in community decision-making processes for the council's region-shaping projects.


  • Lead engagement for the $40million Hinkler Real Deal project which will create a city centre and transform Pialba business centre
  • Engage the community on high profile, large and complex projects for the region in tourism, development, sports and recreation and community services
  • Work across all levels of community engagement, from strategic to grass roots

Experience, skills and qualifications

  • Experience in high level, full-cycle community engagement, liaising with project and subject matter experts
  • Experience sourcing stakeholders, hosting and facilitating activities for small, large and town-hall type meetings
  • Knowledge and experience of engagement portals such as Engagement Hub
  • Qualification in a relevant field
  • IAP2 certification and/or experience is highly regarded.

Work/life balance

The Fraser Coast sits within the Great Sandy Biosphere, which is part of a world network of Biosphere Reserves. From the world's largest sand island, Fraser Island, to the sheltered waters of Hervey Bay; from heritage streetscapes of Maryborough to rich farmlands of Tiaro, Fraser Coast is a wonderful mix of stunning landscapes, heritage cities and welcoming country towns.

How to apply

Please download the Candidate Information Package to view the Position Description and Selection Criteria before submitting your application.

Applications close 5pm Monday 12 July 2021.

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