Regional Coordinator Far North

Location: Port Augusta

Salary: $100,059 to $108,307 per annum

Job type: Contract / term vacancy up to 24 months

Closing date: Monday, 28 January 2019

Reference number: 333714

The opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a Regional Coordinator, Far North to be part of our Regions SA Division within PIRSA. The role reports to Manager Regional Engagement, Regions SA.

The Regional Coordinator Far North is part of the Regional Engagement Team within Regions SA. The incumbent will be responsible for leading a targeted, whole-of-region based approach to the identification of priorities and opportunities for regional economic development, jobs growth and capacity building, government priorities and programs. With a focus on developing and maintaining links to a range of PIRSA programs and services, the incumbent will advocate between regions and across government.

About us

Primary Industries and Regions SA, as a key economic development agency of the South Australian Government, works across a diverse range of industry sectors including agriculture, livestock, forestry, fishing and aquaculture and regional development. We involve and engage with others to ensure we make good decisions, have clear policies, plan and implement effective programs, drive relevant projects, promote efficient resource use and broker shared responsibility. In this way we enable the State’s primary industry sectors and regions to remain competitive, productive and sustainable.


At PIRSA, we offer our employees challenging and rewarding work with opportunities for career progression, learning and development and flexibility.

Our commitment to diversity

PIRSA is committed to building a flexible, diverse and inclusive culture, planning for and promoting diversity. We welcome and encourage applications from diverse community groups and ages including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, LGBTIQ, people with disabilities, women and other diversity groups. PIRSA recognises the benefits that such an approach brings for our staff and customers in delivering the future of SA.

Special conditions

This is a contract / term vacancy up to 24 months. A current driver’s license is essential. The incumbent is required to work in the Far North region, Port Augusta and Whyalla.  Remote and intrastate travel will be required, interstate travel may be required on occasion. Some out of hours work may be required. A tertiary qualification in business, commerce, economics or relevant field is desirable.


Ann Barclay
Phone: 0414 886 189


Applications must be submitted online via, citing Reference Number: 333714

If you are interested in this opportunity, please submit a Covering Letter (no more than 3 pages) outlining your skills and experience in relation to the Professional and Technical Knowledge, Networks/Relationship Building and Business and Commercial Acumen capabilities of the role description and a current CV (no more than 5 pages). Applicants must include the contact information of at least 2 referees with 1 being your immediate supervisor/manager and a completed 'Pre-Employment Declaration in the SA Public Sector Form'.

Supporting Documents:

Flexibility Statement

The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role.

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