Position Vacant: Shelter Tasmania Workforce Development Officer


19 August 2019

    Shelter Tasmania is looking for someone interested in building the capacity of the housing and homelessness workforce in Tasmania. This is a permanent Hobart-based position, working 4 days per fortnight.

    The Workforce Development Officer researches, develops and coordinates the training needs of the housing and homelessness sector, as part of the Workforce Development Program (2018-2023). The position takes a lead role in working with the Shelter Tas CEO, the Shelter Tas team, Specialist Homelessness Services and Community Housing providers to deliver the Program outcomes.

    We’re looking for someone with:

    • An understanding of workforce development and workforce planning;
    • Experience in project management, including development, implementation and evaluation of projects;
    • High level written and verbal communications and IT skills;
    • Demonstrated capacity to manage competing priorities whilst meeting organisational deadlines;
    • A well-developed capacity to identify, establish and maintain effective partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders; and
    • The ability to work autonomously, manage time effectively and work within a small team setting.

    We’re also looking for someone who:

    • is highly self-motivated and creative;
    • has previous experience in working in a community based organisation;
    • has an understanding of and commitment to Shelter Tas’ values and to the affordable housing and homelessness sector; and
    • has a current driver’s license.

    How to apply:

    Please read the following documents before submitting your application:

    Only those applications which address the selection criteria will be considered.

    Applications are to be received by 11:59AM, Monday 19 August 2019 via email to info@sheltertas.org.au or via seek.com.au.

    For more information please call Shelter Tas on (03) 6224 5488 or email info@sheltertas.org.au.