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Project Officer - Crime Prevention

Job No: SVC136
Location: Tumut/Tumbarumba

An exciting opportunity exists for a Project Officer - Crime Prevention at Snow Valleys Council.


This Temporary Full Time position will work with the Community and Cultural Development Team to create and implement a Crime Prevention Plan for the Council. 


The purpose of the position is to:

  • To create a crime prevention strategy and implementation plan


Some of the key result areas are:

  • Collect and interpret demographic, business, cultural and social data for the Council;
  • Collect and interpret crime data for the area – including major crime types, offenders, hotspots and times;
  • Liaise with key stakeholders, in particular police, to gain an understanding of local crime and its drivers;
  • Identify key strategies for addressing key crimes, paying regard to suitability for the local area including cost, impact and capability ;
  • Identify who will implement these strategies and possible funding sources
  • Draft a Crime Prevention Plan incorporating the above elements and including a schedule for implementing projects, programs and policies; and
  • Identify funding streams for implementing the Plan, including internal Council funding, local community funding, state and Commonwealth funding grants
  • Create comprehensive progress reports and financial acquittals at regular intervals.


Successful candidate should have relevant Qualifications in a related discipline, experience working within a community capacity building and development practice and demonstrated experience, knowledge and understanding of community safety and crime prevention in relation to local communities.


To apply please address the Selection Criteria noted in the attached Position Description and with your Cover Letter and current Resume/CV upload this information on line as indicated.


Sunday 2nd December, 2018 at 5.00pm.



Salary will be paid in accordance with the Snowy Valleys Council Salary System of Grade 8 ranging from $2532.13-$2849.90 per fortnight (gross) dependent on skills, experience and qualifications held.

Other benefits include RDOs and salary sacrifice options.

For further information on this position please contact Lyndal Cass on 02 6948 9106 or email

Snowy Valleys Council is an EEO employer and ensures the absence of discrimination in employment. Council has a ‘No Smoking in the Workplace Policy’ and operates a Drug and Alcohol testing program.


Matthew Hyde
General Manager

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