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Economic Development and Investment Officer

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Applications Close: 
Friday, 19 January 2018 - 5:00pm


An exciting opportunity currently exists to join the progressive and industry focused Economic Development team in the role of Economic Development and Investment Officer to assist Warrnambool City through its next phase of growth and development.

As the Economic Development and Investment Officer, you will be responsible for supporting the City Growth Team within Warrnambool City Council deliver initiatives that actively promote Warrnambool’s competitive advantages as the preferred location for commercial and industrial investment and the application and execution of grant funding projects and delivery of economic development strategies and projects.

To be successful in this role, you will have excellent relationship building skills to maintain an effective network of key contacts with appropriate government agencies, industry and business bodies to enhance the growth and sustainability of local businesses. 

You will also have experience dealing with businesses in a range of industry sectors and the ability to identify gaps and opportunities for the targeted attraction of specific businesses which complement the distinctive themes specific in Warrnambool.


Applications close:            5.00pm Friday 19 January 2018

Salary Rate:                        $74,669 - $81,217 p.a (dependent on qualifications and experience)

Position status:                  Permanent Full Time

Further Enquiries:              Shaun Miller, Manager Economic Development on 03 5559 4902 or


Warrnambool City Council is an equal opportunity employer committed to providing a safe working environment that embraces and values child safety, diversity and inclusion. If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicant, or if you have a disability, we encourage you to apply. If you require advice and support during the recruitment process please contact us on the following details: (03) 5559 4800 or

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