Manager, Community Programs

Meander Valley Council Full Time Permanent 9/01/2021

About Meander Valley:

Located in Northern Tasmania, Meander Valley has some of the State’s best short walks, world heritage listed wilderness, cycling trails, trout fishing and gourmet food producers. Those who live and work in Meander Valley enjoy a rural lifestyle that is centrally located, close to serviced towns and an easy commute to both Devonport and Launceston.

About the role:

The Manager, Community Programs works across the organisation to facilitate key outcomes relating to community facilities and leases, festivals and events, community support and participation, community grants and support, and community consultation and development.  

The Manager, Community Programs provides leadership and oversight to the Great Western Tiers Visitor Centre, including a museum and volunteers.

The Manager, Community Programs will work with a range of community and business organisations and people to design, deliver and support community participation and wellbeing.  A key element of the role will be administering the community grants and events programs.

The successful candidate will bring a creative and innovative approach as well as strong leadership, communication, strategic thinking and influencing skills. Demonstrated experience working in a state or local government environment will be favourably regarded.

An application form, job specification and position description can be obtained by visiting   


Enquiries should be directed to John Jordan on 6393 5317.

How to Apply:

To be considered, applications  are to be addressed to the Human Resources Officer and must include an application form, cover letter, resume and a statement addressing each of the selection criteria. 

An application form, job specification and position description can be obtained by visiting   

Applications are to be submitted by email to:

Applications Close:

Monday 18 January 2021 at 5:00pm