PUBLIC SPACE LIAISON OFFICER

Location:Sydney
Job Type:Part Time

Division: CITY LIFE
Unit: SOCIAL PROGRAMS & SERVICES
Section: HOMELESSNESS
Salary: AUD 107,610.00 per annum plus Superannuation
Employment status: Permanent
Employment arrangement: Full Time & Part Time Opportunity
Location: Sydney CBD
Option to work under a 19 day month arrangement

At the City of Sydney our people are our most important asset and central to achieving our exciting and ambitious Sustainable Sydney 2030 - developing a green, global and connected city.

The City of Sydney is seeking to appoint two Public Space Liaison Officers (PSLOs) to work in the Homelessness Unit on a full time and part time (four day a week) employment arrangement. The successful applicants must be willing to work in pairs in a seven day rotating roster and be available to work flexible hours including early mornings, and regular weekends.

This role works with a diverse range of stakeholders to reduce homelessness and its impact in Sydney. PSLOs engage with people occupying public space who are homeless and begging, to link them with pathways to exit homelessness, improve amenity and manage the impact on public space.


The successful applicants will have excellent communication skills, a strong sense of self-awareness, an ability to negotiate tactfully with a wide range of stakeholders and demonstrated experience engaging with vulnerable people. An understanding of issues relating to homelessness and public space amenity would be an advantage. A full drivers licence and moderate physical fitness are requirements for this role.

Do you want to be part of something challenging and rewarding? Are you passionate about serving our community? The City of Sydney might be the right career move for you.

To apply: Click on 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume and respond to the online application questions that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Please note the "Essential Criteria Response" field in the online application does not require you to respond or upload a document. Please also upload your current resume and a brief statement of your skills, experience and interest in this role. Please indicate which employment arrangement you are interested in.

This role will require a Working with Children Check and pre-employment medical examination.

Position description: CLICK HERE to view or download the position description.

Applications must be made online via the City's website by 11.59pm on Thursday 28 May 2020.

For further information contact: Jon Swain, Manager Homelessness via email or on 02 9288 5712.

Employee Benefits: CLICK HERE for more information on the benefits of working in Council.

At the City we provide equal employment opportunity. We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment and encourage applications from people from diverse backgrounds and cultures.