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    The City of Salisbury is one of South Australia’s largest and most progressive Councils, with nearly 500 dedicated staff serving a growing community of 147,000 residents in a region of ever increasing economic and social importance to the State’s future.  With a total income of $144m, assets of $2.1b and a significant focus on progressive community engagement and partnerships, the City has an exciting future focused on enhancing economic, social and sustainability outcomes.

     Reporting to the General Manager Community Development, this important role is primarily responsible for:

    • leading, motivating, developing and mentoring the Sport & Recreation Division;
    • managing broad and large scale recreational planning projects and delivery of sports and club development programs and strategies;
    • managing the contracts for major recreational sites and services such as Salisbury Aquatic Centre, Bridgestone Athletics Centre, Indoor Recreation Centres and the community bus;
    • overseeing end of life services and the Salisbury Memorial Park;
    • managing Council events and public art and developing new opportunities to celebrate Salisbury’s cultural diversity.

    Applications are welcome from appropriately qualified and experienced professionals, with demonstrated stakeholder management skills and excellent relationship building abilities.  A creative and driven approach to ensuring positive community outcomes is essential.  The ideal candidate will be proactive, embody a continuous improvement mindset, and maintain an unwavering focus on executing strategies that benefit the community.

    This is an outstanding opportunity for a respectful, accountable, collaborative and helpful professional to join a customer focused organisation providing essential and sustainable community services in a dynamic and flexible working environment.

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    For further information on our client, please visit salisbury.sa.gov.au

    Applications including a cover letter and CV should be addressed to Andrew Reed and Bernie Dyer.  Please click on the Apply Today button to submit your application.

    For a confidential discussion, please call (08) 8100 8849.

    Please contact the number above if you do not receive an auto response email acknowledging your application.

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