Reconciliation Project Manager

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Work type: Part Time
Location: Frankston
Categories: Administrative

Frankston City Council is located on the eastern shores of Port Phillip Bay where the beach meets with the natural landscapes of the Mornington Peninsula.  We are a diverse community that provides a vibrant lifestyle along with a growing economic and arts sector.

Our leadership team is committed to building an engaged and collaborative culture where innovation and being future focused are the norm. If you want to help shape the future of Frankston, now is the time to join our team!

About the position

Council’s Community Strengthening Department is looking for a Reconciliation Project Manager.

The main responsibilities will include: 

  • To maintain engagement with community and stakeholders Health Service Capacity Building.
  • Provide cultural support and advice in development and implementation of the Reconciliation Action Plan to ensure alignment with community expectations and needs. 
  • Establish a representative Reconciliation Reference Group to oversee the development and implementation of the Reconciliation Action Plan; and
  • Provide cross- Council mentoring and advice to build staff capacity to embed cultural inclusion and deliver culturally appropriate services for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.

This is a part time role working 30 hours per week.  Working days are flexible. 

About you

Frankston City council considers that being of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine requirement of this role and as such, this position is designated for Aboriginal and / or Torres Strait Islander people under s.12 Special Measures of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010.

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications preferred in community development or related field, however, highly experienced candidates without this qualification will be considered.
  • Possess the ability to deal with a range of stakeholders and are committed to achieving quality outcomes; and
  • Will have an understanding of Aboriginal Health organisations and the issues, current trends and a range of possible strategies associated with delivery of high quality public sector services.

Benefits of working at Frankston City Council

Be part of a workplace that is looking to transform the way that we work and build on our values “Kinder, Fairer, Smarter”. As an employee, you will have access to benefits such as:

  • Hybrid Working Model
  • Flexible working hours
  • Access to professional and career development opportunities
  • Purchased leave
  • Paid Parental leave
  • Paid Christmas Shut Down Leave
  • Free onsite parking (Civic Centre)
  • Employee assistance program
  • Salary sacrifice gym membership at Peninsula Aquatic Recreation Centre.

This position is a Band 6 currently remunerated at $95,504.35 per annum (pro-rata), plus superannuation. Overtime will also be paid as required.

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity or have any questions, please contact Ken Liddicoat on (03) 9768 1661 or

The position description for this role can be found on the Frankston City Council Careers page. 

Culture at Frankston City Council

Frankston City Council respectfully acknowledges the traditional owners, the Bunurong people, as the custodians of the land on which we live and work and their Elders past and present.

Council is committed to building a culture that values diversity and promotes a workplace that welcomes and includes the unique contributions of all people. We encourage applications from individuals of all ages, backgrounds and identities. As well as applicants who identify as being Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, are culturally diverse, LGBTQIA+ or who have a disability to apply.

Council has zero tolerance for child abuse.  Protecting children and preventing child abuse is embedded in the everyday thinking and practice of all Councillors, employees, contractors and volunteers.

We encourage you to talk to us about any adjustments or additional support you may require during the recruitment process, as well as how this role can be flexible for you.  

Pre-Employment Information

You will need to provide evidence of your right to work in Australia, certified copies of your qualifications, a current Driver Licence and Working with Children Check. You must also be willing to provide a Pre-Employment Health Declaration and undertake a National Police Record Check. Should you require any clarification regarding this requirement and how it effects this position, please contact Ken Liddicoat on 9768 1661 or

Position Description

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