Economic Development Officer

Work for, with and in your local community! Bring your expertise in managing a range of economic development and procurement programs and services to your local Council.


What we can offer you

This is a full-time, 3 year opportunity in Finance and Governance Team. We offer six weeks annual leave, salary continuance insurance, discounted health insurance, and more attractive employee benefits. City of Palmerston provides a team-oriented work environment and will encourage and support your professional development. Relocation assistance is available for this role and we would love to welcome you to our City!


About the opportunity    

Do you have demonstrated experience in successfully managing programs and services related to economic development, procurement and property and leasing? Are you interested in building social and economic outcomes for our local council and to deliver modern and innovative services? If yes, we would love to hear from you!

Working with the Executive Manager Finance and Economics, this role will assist with the leadership and management of a range of programs and services that contribute to the delivery of the City of Palmerston Community Plan.  We are looking for someone with tertiary qualifications in economic development, business management, or commerce, proven ability to contribute to an innovative and positive working environment and a demonstrated knowledge of economic development issues and their practical application in a public sector environment, including the ability to manage change processes.

At City of Palmerston we deeply value our diverse workforce including people with lived experience of disability, those who identify as LGBTQIA+, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds and older people. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and individuals from CALD and other diverse backgrounds.

Applications close: 9:00am Wednesday 17 August 2022


Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply



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