Events Officer

Job Reference Number: 48/22/179
Closing Date: Monday 26 February 2018, 9:00 AM 


BAND 5 $65,313- $75,068 PRO RATA + SUPER

Pyrenees Shire is a progressive municipality and supportive organisation that serves a population of approximately 8000 people.  The Shire’s administration is based at Beaufort, a 30 minute drive from Ballarat and Ararat and 90 minutes from Melbourne. The Shire is renowned for its natural environment, beautiful landscapes, agricultural production, charming character-filled towns and developing tourism industry including the renowned Pyrenees wine area.  It is supported by health, education and community services.

An opportunity exists for an Events Officer to join Council’s Economic Development and Tourism team on a twelve month, part-time basis. The Events Officer will play an integral role in Council’s Economic Development and Tourism team, working with various stakeholders on a wide range of interesting applications for events across the Shire.

The role requires a person with proficiency in communications with stakeholders in all facets of events management and promotion. The right candidate will be motivated by a commitment to providing clear advice and guidance to the community, colleagues, and stakeholders regarding a range of events processes. 

The successful applicant will be required to contribute to Council’s culture of working with event organisations towards meeting regulatory compliance and to support them to promote their events through established networks. An important focus of the role is the continued development and implementation of internal event management processes that enable good customer service and community outcomes.

In return, this role provides a supportive work environment as part of a small, professional and progressive team, with scope for genuinely flexible work arrangements. Oh, and did we mention the beautiful Pyrenees that will become your backyard?!

The position will report to the Manager Economic Development and Tourism. The ideal applicant will have a background in events management and experience preferably, in a local government setting.

The salary classification for this position is in accordance with the Victorian Local Authorities Award, 2001 – Band 5.

Further information may be obtained by telephoning Mr Ray Davies, Manager Economic Development and Tourism on (03) 5349 1121. 

Interested applicants should obtain a position description outlining the relevant duties and other documentation by downloading via the links below and/or by contacting by contacting Ms Pam Burns at or on (03) 5349 1100.

Applicants must provide:

  • application cover sheet
  • a covering letter identifying your interest in the position
  • a statement addressing your relative experience and the key selection criteria as outlined in the position  description and
  • Curriculum Vitae (including phone referees).

Applications should be submitted via email to, attention to Ms Pam Burns, 5 Lawrence Street, Beaufort, VIC, 3373 by Monday 26th February 2018 at 9:00am.

Applicants who are interested in both Communications Officer and Events Officer positions are required to apply for both roles to then be considered as an Events and Communications Officer.

The Pyrenees Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity employer and maintains a non-smoking work environment.

J. G. Nolan

Chief Executive Officer

We acknowledge the people past and present of the Wadawurrung, Dja Dja Wurrung, and Djab Wurrung tribes, whose land forms the Pyrenees Shire. We pay our respect to the customs, traditions and stewardship of the land by the elders and people of these tribes.

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