Vacancy Details

Coordinator Bonegilla Migrant Experience 

  • Part Time – 33 hours per week  
  • $36.21 per hour 
  • Great work - life balance  


Are you looking for an organisation that supports staff through career development and flexible work options? 

Do you want to escape the city life and experience the regional lifestyle?  

Wodonga Council supports its staff in accessing genuine flexible work and leave options to balance our work and personal commitments including options such as working from home, flexible start and finish times, paid parental leave arrangements and purchasing additional leave.   

Wodonga is a progressive, well-planned, growing city that is affordable, offers an abundance of opportunities and is led by strong, empathetic stewardship. We aim to strengthen our community in all that we do.  

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Wodonga Council is committed to serving the community and we are dedicated to providing high quality services across the community.  

We are a values driven organisation that is committed to building healthy and engaged teams who benefit from our flexible work options, health and wellbeing initiatives, and development opportunities, so that we grow as individuals and as an organisation. We recognise the importance of balancing work and life and understand that priorities change with time.  

At Wodonga Council we offer meaningful work and take pride in what we do. 


The role 

The Coordinator Bonegilla Migrant Experience (BME) will develop and operate the BME as a cultural tourism and community asset of national significance, which commemorates the history of post-war migration to Australia and more generally migrant’s contribution to Australia’s national history.  The role is accountable for ensuring site operations, heritage interpretation, visitor facilitation and marketing practices at BME are delivered in accordance with goals outlined in the BME Business Plan.  The role will assist the Team Leader of Bonegilla Migrant Experience deliver on Cultural Services Plan 2021-2026, BME Marketing Plan 2023/24 and BME Interpretation Strategy. 


Key aspects of the role include: 

  • The ability to work out of hours and weekends, as necessary. 
  • Accountable for the efficient and effective operation of the BME including the supervision of staff, volunteers, contractors and work experience students and ensuring all operational, risk, administration, OH&S, HR and finance systems are carried out appropriately and adhered to. 
  • The achievement of specific goals, objectives and policies set by the council vision relating to the provision of visitor services at the BME. 
  • Compliance within the BME team of the requirements of the Local Government Act 1989 and regulations, heritage and other relevant legislation, Council policies, delegations and budgets. 


Key Selection Criteria:  

Our ideal candidate will be able to show us their: 

  • Proven customer service focus and cultural sensitivity in meeting the needs of clients from a wide variety of backgrounds;   
  • Demonstrate experience in budgeting, staff and volunteer management, rostering, operational systems and high level administrative skills 
  • Demonstrated experience in the fields of either culture, events, heritage or tourism settings, and experience in attracting and building visitation within those fields.  
  • Demonstrate ability to operate with a high degree of flexibility and initiate in a varied and changing work environment.  
  • Flexibility to accommodate roster on weekends including Saturday and/or Sunday and possible out of hours work. 


How to Apply  

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Use the ‘apply’ button to commence your application. 

Applicants will be required to upload three documents;  

  • a document addressing the key selection criteria as outlined above (support on how to address this criteria can be found here), 
  • a brief cover letter, and 
  • a current resume. 

Prior to commencement, the successful applicant will be required to provide the following: 

  • Current Drivers Licence 
  • National Police Check (required to be supplied by the employee or prospective employee prior to commencement) 
  • Victorian Working with Children Check (required to be supplied by the employee or prospective employee prior to commencement, and renewed as required) 
  • Level 2 First Aid Certificate. 
  • Food Safety Supervisors Certificate – preferred but not essential 


The completion of a pre-employment functional assessment (paid for by Council) may also be required. 

If applicable, evidence regarding right to work in Australia will need to be presented. 



Shelley Knight – Team Leader Bonegilla Migrant Experience – 0468 550 566| 


Applications close 11:59pm, Tuesday September 26, 2023 

Position Description below 

Wodonga Council is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all children and young people. 

Wodonga Council is an equal opportunity employer and provides many benefits for staff, including; 

  • employee health and wellbeing programs,  
  • flexible work arrangements, 
  • learning and development, and 
  • career pathways and opportunities. 

The organisation prides itself on having a positive and supportive culture. We are committed to ongoing learning and development opportunities to grow and enhance the skills of our staff.  We have a strong commitment to the council’s corporate values of trust, integrity, learning and respect. 

We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from any gender identity and sexuality orientation; and people from every age, culture and ethnic background. 

If you have special needs that we can address to assist you submit your application or to fully participate in the selection process, please contact us. 

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