Youth Development Officer

Ku-ring-gai Council Full Time Permanent 14/09/2022


Youth Development Officer

  • Salary $73,055.01 to $84,742.88 p/a + super
  • Permanent full time position
  • 35 hours per week

About Ku-ring-gai Council

Located 16 km’s north of the Sydney CBD, the Ku-ring-gai area covers 84km2, is home to 124,000 residents and set in one of New South Wales’ most attractive natural environments.

About the role

Reporting to the Youth Services Coordinator, you will be responsible providing high quality youth services across the Ku-rin-gai local government area.


  • Operate Council’s youth centres
  • Develop recreational and support focused youth centre programs
  • Collaborate with schools and local youth services to create partnerships for programs and events
  • Maintain social media pages for the youth area
  • Oversee casuals and youth volunteers
  • Consult with young people using a range of strategies to develop programs in response to identified community needs


  • Diploma or Degree in Social Science/Youth Work or related
  • Current First Aid Certificate or willingness to obtain one
  • Class C driver’s license
  • Working with Children Check Clearance Number

Skills & Experience

  • Demonstrated experience in working with young people in direct service provision
  • Ability to work flexible hours including evenings and weekends
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to relate to young people from different backgrounds
  • Demonstrated conflict resolution skills


  • 35 hour working week
  • Work from Home (WFH) options
  • Flexible Working Arrangements available
  • Health & Fitness $100 yearly reimbursement (conditional)

How to apply

Applicants are required to address all Essential Criteria as listed within the Position Description to be eligible for an interview.

Like to know more Contact Lily Giles on 9424 0837

Closes: 11:30pm, Wednesday 5 October  2022


Ku-ring-gai Council is an equal opportunity employer