Vacancy Details

Project Officer


  • Have you ever considered a role in local government?
  • Use your project leadership skills across the spectrum of Council services
  • Full-time, ongoing role with flexible work options available


About Us

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

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. 

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What you will be doing

This role will support continuity of operations across Wodonga Council by filling short term assignments, this will be in any team to cover for circumstances such as staff absences and periods during which a position is vacant. The role will be responsible to deliver projects and other work according to the needs of the particular assignment and will be expected to competently use the corporate IT systems of the organisation on any assignment. Tasks and Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Implement projects, plans and strategies.
  • Follow processes and systems for the delivery of regular work and service responsibilities of the team.
  • Participate in the identification of appropriate funding and grant opportunities to support the Council and community initiatives.
  • Provide support to a variety of teams during periods of higher workload or during planned absences.


What you will bring

We are looking for applications showing us that you are:

  • A team player with good people skills who understands how to build strong working relationships.
  • A flexible and self-motivating individual who can move between teams to support periods of higher workload or cover planned staff absences.
  • A fast learner who is not afraid to ask questions when they are not sure.
  • Someone with a relevant tertiary qualification who has experience in the planning, implementation and management of programs, projects and services.


How to Apply

Use the apply button to commence your application.

To apply applicants will be required to provide two documents;

  • a cover letter addressing your suitability for the position (see the “What you will bring” section above. Support on how to address this criteria can be found here) and,
  • a current resume.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment functional assessment, and provide a copy of a National Police Check, Current Drivers Licence, Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate and Victorian Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


Enquiries: Manager People and Culture – Glenda Beecher | (02) 6022 9209 |


Applications close Sunday 11:59pm, June 1, 2022


Position Description below

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.

Wodonga Council strongly encourages applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community; people with a disability; people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity; and, from every age 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.