Tourism And Events Coordinator

Upper Hunter Shire Council Full Time Permanent 10/09/2020


About Us

The Upper Hunter region, known as the horse capital of Australia, provides a quality rural lifestyle on the edge of the magnificent Hunter Valley wine regions and within easy range of Newcastle and Sydney. The Upper Hunter is a vibrant, thriving and friendly rural community encompassing the towns of Scone, Merriwa, Murrurundi and Aberdeen. Our pristine unspoiled landscape is picture perfect and supports many well developed equine and agricultural industries.  The area boasts an extensive range of recreational activities and a full range of quality educational, cultural, social and sporting services.

The Role

Council is seeking an experienced Tourism and Events Coordinator who will coordinate Council's Tourism and Events services including the management of Scone, Merriwa and Murrurundi Visitor Information Centres and coordination and delivery of public events for Council and be the contact person for Tourism & Events internal and external stakeholders.

What You Will Need

All applicants must hold a Degree qualification in Event Management, Tourism or a related field and experience in a similar role, along with extensive experience in tourism promotion and marketing.  Experience with managing tourist information centres is highly desirable.

Salary Range

The salary range for this position is $1336.30 - $1496.70 per 35-hour week, in accordance with Council’s salary system. Other conditions are in accordance with the Local Government (State) Award and Council’s policies and procedures.

Closing Date

4pm on Monday, 28th September 2020.

Enquiries and Further Information

David Gatwood, Manager Business Services on 02 6540 1135.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted and the key selection criteria addressed online by the closing date by clicking the “Apply” button below.

Upper Hunter Shire Council is a progressive and caring organisation where all our employees work together to deliver quality services to support our community.  Council supports and encourages career development and personal and professional growth for our employees.  We also appreciate the importance of work/life balance.

Benefits of working for Council include flexible work arrangements, career opportunities, a range of salary sacrifice options and rewards for performance.  Council is committed to the principles of employment equity and diversity and is a smoke free workplace.

135 Liverpool Street, Scone

PO Box 208, Scone NSW 2337

P: 02 6540 1100