Recreation Support Officer

Great team environment, Multi-disciplinary team, Permanent opportunity.

About the role

Reporting into the Recreation Officer, you will assist in addressing enquiries regarding third party access to Seqwater sites by the public, community groups and emergency service organisations. You will liaise with community groups, sporting bodies, the general public and Seqwater staff regarding public access and event organisation on Seqwater sites. This is a varied role that will see you doing something different everyday. 

When working in the office you will administer agreements relating to the day to day operations of the recreation areas across the region and provide administrative support to the Recreation & Catchment Services team in a timely and efficient manner. You will ensure that the recreation information on the Seqwater website and other community engagement tools remains current and comprehensive, this will involve you working closely with members of the Communication, Education and Engagement team. When working out in the field you may be undertaking site visits, conducting assurance inspections and compliance of site management, or interacting with internal and external stakeholders.

Whilst it is predominantly an office based role, you will be required to travel around Seqwater sites from time to time.

About you

You will be a people person with demonstrated experience in engaging with community groups/organisations and dealing with general public. Your well-developed interpersonal, communication, negotiation and customer service skills, particularly the ability to liaise with customers, external organisations, managers and staff at all levels will set you up for success in this role. Well-developed computer literacy skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Internet, coupled with experience in providing advice and support services to internal work groups and management is essential.

For a more detailed preview of the work that you will be involved in and the requirements of the role, please refer to the position description on our careers page -

What’s great about Seqwater

We are committed to providing our people a dynamic work environment with a range of benefits including:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits 
  • Diversity of jobs and career progression opportunities
  • A team orientated work environment
  • A range of Health & Wellbeing services and initiatives for staff
  • Flexible working arrangements

Our passionate employees work across South East Queensland, to deliver a safe, secure, and reliable water supply to more than 3.2 million people in the region.

If you are looking for an extraordinary career in which you can make a real impact, we'd love to hear from you!

This position is paid in accordance with Seqwater's Enterprise Agreement with a starting salary of $76,501.79 plus superannuation.

To apply

Submit your cover letter and CV via the Apply button.

Applications close: Monday 5 April 2021 at 5.00pm

Please note that a medical, criminal history check and other background checks will be undertaken prior to an offer being made for this position. 

30/03/2021 $0 Brisbane 1 Administration & Office Support
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