Youth Engagement Officer

Job No: CCC764
Location: Cessnock

About the opportunity

Are you someone who is passionate, highly motivated and has excellent engagement and organisational skills? 

If so, we'd love to hear from you! 

Cessnock City Council currently has a position available for a Youth Engagement Officer to join our Corporate and Community Services department on a casual basis. This role will see you responsible for supervising and engaging with young people who attend the Cessnock Youth Centre and Outreach service (CYCOS). Utilising your background in Youth Work, Welfare or Community Services you will assist in social, recreational and educational programs, drop in center activities and youth outreach activities across various locations within the Cessnock Local Government Area. 

To find out more about your next career opportunity: Position Description


$37.72 - $43.67 per hour (Including Casual Loading) 

Why Work for us?

  • Multiple Casual positions available
  • Varied hours of work from Monday to Sunday 
  • No set hours, may work up to 38 hours per week
  • Picturesque Hunter Valley location!

Applications Close: Thursday 8 June 2023 at 11.30pm

Who to Contact: 

Megan Barnes, Youth Service Coordinator on 0427 489 414

How to Apply:

Please complete the application form below and provide detailed responses to the questions which relate to the criteria within the position description, then upload a copy of your resume and cover letter. Your candidate suitability is determined by your responses to the selection criteria questions, for more information on how to address the selection criteria please visit our How to apply page.

Pre-Employment Screening:

Please note, prior to an offer of employment being made, recommended candidates will be required to undertake a medical assessment (including drug and alcohol testing) and other pre-employment checks, such as references, employment history checks, working with children checks or a criminal record check.

About Us:

At Cessnock City Council our success is built by our people and core values. We offer you a direct connection to the community, providing opportunities to both inspire growth and sustainability in our diverse region. We're committed to building a passionate and inclusive workforce. 

We are committed to the value of respect, and we strive to have an inclusive workforce that is reflective of the diverse populations we serve. We welcome applications from qualified individuals of all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans and people with disabilities.

We partner with the Veterans Employment Program and the NSW Government to implement recruitment practices dedicated to supporting veterans to pursue a career in local government. Our aim is to support veterans finding suitable, sustainable and meaningful employment.

There are options available to request adjustments. If you need any adjustments to be made to the recruitment process or if you would like to discuss any accessibility requirements, please contact for a confidential discussion.

Guided by staff values of integrity, respect, teamwork, accountability and excellence, Cessnock City Council is indeed an attractive, thriving Council and employer of choice.

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