Community Advisor

Permanent - Full Time

Community is at the heart of any city, and at Hamilton City Council, we have a team of staff devoted to working alongside our residents and community organisations.

The Council’s Community and Social Development Team is to work collaboratively and cohesively across the Council while aligning with key stakeholders, supporting and driving social wellbeing outcomes for the city.

Working closely with your Senior Community Advisor this role will provide sound community development advice to support the goals of Council. Your background in community development will help you develop and maintain working relationships with key community and government stakeholders.

To be successful in this role you will need considerable project management experience, as well as highly-tuned communication and influencing skills. Additionally, working across organisations to achieve joint social-wellbeing outcomes will be second nature to you.  Ultimately it will be your passion for our community and your desire to build a better tomorrow that will make you stand out from the crowd.

This is an exciting opportunity to make a significant difference to Hamilton’s communities. 

The recruiting range for this role starts at $56,600 per annum, and could be negotiated for the right candidate.

Hamilton City Council is committed to being a high-performance organisation with people who think differently, act with integrity, make it happen and work together.

This is your chance to be part of an organisation that is committed to building a stronger economy and a more attractive city for families through the delivery of the Hamilton Plan.

If this role sounds like it’s for you, we would love to hear from you.

All candidates will be notified of the outcome on their application via email. Short-listed candidates may be required to complete an interview process, reference checks, pre-employment medical and drug assessments and Ministry of Justice or Police vetting check.

For further information refer to the position description available on our careers website at

Please note this role is being sourced directly and we are not accepting applications via external recruitment agencies.

Location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Closing Date: Sunday, 30 July 2017

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