First listed on: 06 January 2022

Coordinator Community Engagement


City of Stonnington is a child safe and equal opportunity employer committed to an equitable, diverse and socially inclusive work environment and a positive, barrier-free recruitment process. We actively encourage applicants from an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander heritage, people living with disability, LGBTIQ+ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds to explore the opportunity of a career at the City of Stonnington. If you have any support or access requirements, or would like to speak to someone about employment or an alternative processes, please contact Council’s Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333.

We are building a safe and inclusive culture where our people are empowered to deliver their best work.  Embracing innovation and change, we continually deliver richer and higher quality services to a vibrant, diverse and iconic municipality. We are passionate and energetic, working as one team to build a healthy, prosperous and sustainable community. Progress is important to us, and we and make it a priority to invest in our people’s wellbeing, growth and development.

Please view the below documents for this position:

Job Description

The Coordinator Community Engagement at the City of Stonnington will develop a high performing team that supports our community to provide feedback and input into our policies, initiatives and projects.

We’re looking for someone who can work with our Manager Communications and Engagement and people right across our organisation to lead engagement projects and strategy work, and also build internal capacity to deliver deliberative and consultative engagement programs.

This is a permanent full time position with an annual salary range of $98,713 to $109,639 per annum + 10% superannuation + a monthly day off arrangement. Consideration may be given to part time arrangements of 30 or more hours per week. 

Desired Skills and Experience

The Victorian Government’s Local Government Act 2020 sets a high benchmark for engagement for Councils and as an experienced community engagement professional you’ll have the opportunity to build, shape and lead a team that implements community engagement strategies that input into major Council projects, priorities and policies. You’ll also work closely with our communications team to make sure these opportunities are reaching the people they need to.

This is your chance to make sure the Stonnington community’s voice is heard in the work that we do.

Work for Stonnington today. Work that matters. People who make a difference.  


For enquiries relating to the role, please contact Sean Ross on 0447 669 087.

For enquiries relating to the system and the application process, please contact a member of the Talent Acquisition team on 8290 1333. 

Submitting your application 

Please use your cover letter to demonstrate to us that you have what is needed to ‘thrive’ (as noted in the Success Profile) and to tell us more about you and why you want to want to work for us. 

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.

COVID-19 Vaccination Requirement

In line with the Chief Health Officers COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination Direction, all persons engaged at City of Stonnington, regardless of their role, will be required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. Successful candidates will be required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status.

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