Communications and Engagement Officer

Job Description

Communications and Engagement Officer (3512) – Permanent Full Time

About Us

The Livingstone Shire sits nestled along the beautiful Capricorn Coast and covers approximately 11,776 square kilometres, with a population of almost 36,000 residents. Livingstone Shire Council was created in 2013 and employs approximately 350 people.

Livingstone and the Capricorn Coast is a relaxed coastal environment in which connecting with family, friends and the community is a high priority. The area has an abundance of natural features including countless beaches with sheltered swimming, picturesque national parks, pristine rainforests and idyllic offshore islands, making it an ideal place to live. Our beaches, bushes and tropical rainforests are second to none and have been specifically preserved, designed and transformed to show the unique, untouched charm of Livingstone.

Livingstone Shire Council promotes a positive culture in the workplace with all staff demonstrating high standards of Accountability, Teamwork, Community, Potential and Positivity. These values and behaviours set the standard for Council and are embodied throughout the organisation.

The Role

This position supports Council’s direction by contributing to achieve the organisations communication goals and the development, implementation and evaluation of Council’s Community Engagement Framework, policy, guidelines and tools to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of stakeholder and community engagement and communication.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

To be successful in this role, you will have:

•  Appropriate tertiary qualifications in communications, social sciences or related discipline or extensive relevant industry experience; and

•  Possess and maintain a current motor vehicle driver licence.


•  Salary - $78,883 p/a - QLGIA (Stream A) Level 4;

•  9-day fortnight; 

•  Generous superannuation.

Next step

Visit to obtain the job application kit.

Livingstone Shire Council is an Equal opportunity Employer