Senior Community Capacity Officer (Mt Isa)

North West Queensland
Job Description: 

 Extraordinary Senior Community Capacity Officer (Mt Isa) Wanted

Like any organisation it’s the people that make the difference!  Are you passionate about social justice and ready for the challenge of changing lives and changing communities? 

Do you know who we are?

QCOSS’ purpose is to drive social change! We want all Queenslanders to enjoy a high quality of life and be able to access the opportunities which make this possible – quality education, appropriate and affordable housing, meaningful employment, accessible health and a thriving, connected community.

The role:

This is an exciting new position focused on delivering participatory community capacity and engagement activities across ten (10) local government areas, townships, community services sector and diverse communities covered by the North West Minerals Province.  The position will also support development of a Community Resilience Strategy and Action Plans.

Based in Mt Isa, we are currently recruiting for an extraordinary Senior Community Capacity Officer. The position is part time up to a maximum of 30.4 hours per week (open to negotiation if required) fixed term concluding September 2019.

We are looking for someone with:

  • Excellent participatory and community engagement and partnership development skills.
  • Demonstrated skills working across diverse communities and community services sector enabling place-based responses.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • A Human/Social Services degree and/or relevant experience to deliver on the role.


We offer competitive remuneration including access to tax-effective salary packaging arrangements and supportive flexible work life balance provisions. 

People from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are highly encouraged to apply.

Find out more:  Take a look at the position description and selection criteria, email [email protected] or alternatively contact Laura Barnes, Senior Manager Policy, Advocacy and Capacity on 07 3004 6900.

Inspire Us! Apply Now:           

Please email your resume and cover letter addressing the selection criteria (no more than two pages) as outlined in the position description to [email protected]

Closing Date:  5:00 pm Friday 31 January 2019

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Laura Barnes
Phone No.: 
07 3004 6900
Fax No: 
07 3004 6999
Closing Date: 
Thursday, January 31, 2019