Employee Learning & Development Officer

Clarence Valley Council Full Time Permanent 11/06/2021


When life speeds up and becomes more complicated we yearn for simple things, like time, a sense of connection, stability, belonging to a community. We’ve had a good close up look and reckon that this is what Clarence Valley can deliver to your life and your family.

So, if you want what others have - that’s great. But just maybe we’re what you need.

Either way it really can’t hurt to check what living in the Clarence is all about.... right! 

Clarence Valley Council has reputation in the community for providing quality service and this is a credit to the teamwork, dedication and skill of our employees. We value our employees and provide a progressive, rewarding and flexible working environment. 

So... come join us in the Clarence Valley where we work, rest & play!

Checkout about living in the Clarence Valley here.

What you need to know...

  • Permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $72,746 - $86,751 per annum, plus superannuation
  • location - Grafton
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

Clarence Valley Council is looking for a motivated and experienced person to lead and coordinate our learning and development outcomes. Do you have experience in working collaboratively to build a strong learning and development framework, can you develop, deliver and evaluate training programs. We are looking for someone with a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment as well as experience in an organisational setting in a similar role. If you are successful in the position you will need to be able to manage several projects, communicate to a variety of audiences, plan and prioritise your work and engage all employees in their development and learning journey at Council.

Download the position description here.


To be considered for this position you will need to:

  • Address the essential criteria

  • Attach a cover letter (2 pages maximum) and an up-to-date resume (5 pages maximum) that clearly details your skills & experience as relevant to this position. You will need to demonstrate how you meet the focus capabilities and how your skills will enable you to achieve the key accountabilities.

  • Target questions - answer the  target questions - maximum 300 words each question
    1. Tell us about the last time you had to sell an idea to your co-workers. How did you do it and did it work?
    2. Describe a recent work situation that required you to perform several tasks, or work on several projects at the same time. What did you do?


Alex Moar, Manager Organisational Development on 6643 0832.

Closing date

Tuesday, 6 July 2021 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information

This position is located at Council's Grafton office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probationary period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website www.clarence.nsw.gov.au.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Do you want further information on how to apply under the Capability Framework? Please read our How to apply for a job guide.


Council is an EEO employer and First Nations people are encouraged to apply.