First listed on: 14 September 2018

Team Leader Civic Protocols 

  • Key Leadership role
  • Full Time / Monthly RDO

Moreland City Council is located in the inner northern suburbs of Melbourne and is one of the most populous and culturally diverse municipalities. Located in Coburg, Moreland City Council is just 8km from the CBD and offers excellent public transport and cycling access for employees.

We are seeking a politically astute leader to set the standard of support to elected officials and civic events for the organisation. Leading the important functions of Mayor and Councillor support and Civic Events, you will drive continuous improvement in your team’s processes and service, providing support and leadership to your direct reports and education and support to the broader staff at Council on the protocols and processes. This role will require you to build and maintain strong relationships with a range of internal and external stakeholders and facilitate excellent customer service across the business and the community.

Ideally you will have experience in delivering events with a range of stakeholders including elected officials, funding bodies and community members and groups. You will also bring a customer service focus and political acumen, and an understanding of what it takes to provide high quality executive and administrative support.

This is a critical leadership position in the Governance and Civic Protocols unit and will report directly to the Unit Manager.

Relevant experience in government is essential, together with superior communication skills, a proactive approach and demonstrated success in team leadership.

At Moreland City Council we provide our employees with every opportunity to enjoy a work-life balance, employer-supported study assistance schemes, salary sacrifice and extensive opportunities for training and career development.

If you are interested in joining a progressive local government with a customer centric and values driven ethos, then this role may be the one for you.

Applications close: 5pm, 24 September 2018 (interviews are expected to be held on 3 October 2018)

Applicants need to apply online and no late applications will be accepted.

Moreland City Council is proudly diverse and an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander community, people with disability, and people from every culture, gender and sexuality identity, age and ethnic background. Moreland City Council is committed to being a child safe organisation and has zero tolerance for child abuse.

Applicants may obtain a position description from our website at

Applicants for Council positions must be entitled to work in Australia.

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