Economic Development Project Officer – Part Time – Fixed Term

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$106,112 per annum pro rata
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Ref: 10987

Salary Package: $106,112 per annum pro rata plus super
38 hours per fortnight

Make a real difference!

The City of Karratha is offering an exciting opportunity for a proactive, adaptable and diligent professional to contribute to the economic growth and development of the City for a fixed term contract ending 31 October 2023. This position is based in Karratha offering an attractive salary and a range of other benefits, including: 

  • Allowances
  • Six weeks’ annual leave
  • 13% Superannuation

The Economic Development Project Officer is responsible for planning and implementation of economic development projects. Under the supervision of the Manager City Growth the position is required to proactively project manage key initiatives that support and grow local businesses, attracts private investment and engages the public sector to facilitate sustainable economic development that has a benefit within the City of Karratha.

Please note this role will be specifically working on the delivery of the City's Major Events Sponsorship and Attraction portfolio, including the delivery of a major conference in 2023.

The successful candidate will ideally possess:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification
  • Previous experience in the management, planning & implementation of projects
  • Demonstrated experience in economic development matters
  • Exposure to working with/in Local Government Authorities (desirable)
  • Current C class driver’s licence
  • National (or Federal) Police Certificate (no more than 6 months old)

Applications are to include a completed application form, CV and covering letter (max 2 pages) indicating your ability to meet the role requirements.  

For enquiries about this position, please contact Jenna Cunningham or Sarah Corker on 9186 8543. 

Applications are to be received by no later than 4.00pm, Wednesday 14th December.  They are to be emailed to  or sent via post to PO Box 219 Karratha WA 6714.


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