Coastal Programs Coordinator


Shellharbour City Council


Shellharbour, NSW

Salary etc:

$95,118 p.a. + super + car allowance. Permanent, Full-time.



The Coastal Programs Coordinator will oversee delivery of Shellharbour coastal management activities along the open coast, including development and implementation of the Shellharbour Coastal Management Program (CMP) for our beaches and implementation of the Lake Illawarra CMP, which has been developed in collaboration with Wollongong City Council.

This role is pivotal in providing strategic and technical advice, guidance and direction on matters relating to Council's coastline and lake to Community, Councillors, Customers and Council.

About us:

Shellharbour City, located in the Illawarra region, is just 80 minutes south of Sydney and is home to almost 76,000 people in a city that spans 154 square kilometres. It's an area of great natural beauty - stretching west from the picturesque coastline to rolling pastures, set against the majestic backdrop of the Illawarra escarpment.

Our dedication to be financially sustainable in an evolving environment, while striving for a great organisational culture and committing to employing staff who embrace our Core Values, has made Shellharbour City Council an employer of choice.

We have been recognised with a wealth of state and national awards in 2019, 2020 & 2021 including our 5 star Civic Centre building, Museum space and City Library, Winner in 2021 for Small Regional Airport of the year, and recently being presented an AR Bluett Memorial Award for Most Progressive Metropolitan and Regional Council in NSW.

We offer:

Shellharbour City Council offers a high performing and sustainable organisation to deliver outcomes for the community through leadership, collaboration and innovation. We have exciting, rewarding career opportunities and flexible working arrangements and work/life balance in a relaxed coastal lifestyle.

  • Permanent full time, 35 hours per week with access to flexi-time .
  • Remuneration up to $95,118.40 per annum (dependent on qualifications and experience) plus 10.5% superannuation (as of 1st July 2022).
  • In addition, you will receive a Motor Vehicle Allowance.
  • Great organisational culture with career development opportunities .
  • Access to local government benefits such as; LSL after five years, three weeks sick leave per annum, Fitness Passport, Provident Fund activities etc.

Our core values of Collaboration, Accountability, Integrity, Respect and Sustainability represent who we are and what we expect of one another.

To work for us, you must be committed to role modelling our core values.

Shellharbour City Council is an equal opportunity employer.


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