The City of Charles Sturt is home to 105 diverse cultures that have made our City a vibrant and dynamic community unlike any other in South Australia. We celebrate this rich tapestry of culture within our community and define ourselves by highlighting our diversity.The City of Charles Sturt means the world is our brand and our reputation. "Means the world" is about highlighting not only what makes our City unique, but also celebrates how important the place we have chosen to call home is to each and every one of us. There is double meaning in this phrase as we join together to bring joy, culture, knowledge and share what is important to us. That is, what means the world to us.As an organisation of over 500 employees, we are committed to anticipating and responding to the needs of our growing and evolving community.  We prioritise the customer experience, and strive to create a unique and special people experience for all of our employees. We seek people passionate about what they do and who thrive on seeking creative solutions.About the TeamThe Open Space, Recreation & Property Portfolio develops, manages and implements policy; strategic plans; asset management plans and capital works programs relating to open space, environmental management, recreation, urban design, property management and maintenance across our City.About the JobWe are seeking a dynamic and achievement-oriented Community Engagement Officer to undertake community engagement programs for Open Space, Recreation & Property projects, in collaboration with the portfolio Coordinators and Project Managers.The role will involve planning and delivering community engagement activities, including stakeholder relations, participation in technical working groups, and development of high-quality communications and promotional materials. A natural relationship builder, this role will also see you cultivate and maintain effective working relationships with Elected Members, Council staff, community groups and external parties, and convene and facilitate public meetings and workshops. About You:Extensive experience in a similar community engagement role, and you may also have experience in a role within a Government context.You possess qualifications relevant to community consultation – including International Association for Public Participation (IAP2) or equivalent.The ability to manage competing deadlines and actively prioritise work to ensure a proactive approach within this dynamic environment.Highly developed interpersonal skills with a strong focus on delivering excellence in customer experience.A proven ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels, with tact, diplomacy and confidentiality.Current C Class Drivers Licence. This position is offered on a permanent, full-time basis and is classified at Level 5, with a starting salary of $87,148 per annum + Super.A current unprohibited Working With Children Check must be maintained for the duration of the employment period in this prescribed position, and a National Police Clearance will be undertaken during the recruitment process.Click ‘Apply for this job’ to submit your application for this vacancy by Friday, 27 May 2022.For further information about this vacancy, please view the attached position description.Enquiries about this position may be made to Sam Higgins, Manager Open Space, Recreation & Property, on 8408 1111.Please be advised that the City of Charles Sturt have introduced a policy on mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for all employees, therefore as a condition of employment full vaccination (including boosters in line with ATAGI recommendations) against COVID-19 will be required.We champion unity in diversity, and aim to be an employer for all people. We are committed to representing our community within our workforce, shaping a collective future together. Position Description - Community Engagement Officer - Open Space, Recreation & Property 87000 AUD Adelaide 5000