Friday, July 20, 2007

North East Transport Options Project

Position: Project Officer
2 Fulltime Positions
Salary Range: $49,024 to $50,328
Salary sacrifice ( up to 30%) available after a
3 month trial.
Worker Locations;
Salary Range: $49,024 to $50,328

1. Myrtleford and employed by Ovens & King
Community Health Service,
2. Wodonga employed Community
Assessability Inc.
North East Transport Options Project
This exciting three year program is part of
a Victoria wide initiative that aims to help
communities find practical solutions to improve
existing transport services. The program seeks to
improve access and mobility for people who are
transport disadvantaged. Key objectives for the
project include:
• Exploring better use of existing resources
• Facilitating dialogue for tailored transport
• Strengthening links between the community
and public transport sectors.
The North East Transport Options Project Officers
are responsible to the North East Transport
Options Project Management Committee for
project direction. This committee comprises
representatives from the Rural City of Wangaratta,
City of Wodonga, Indigo Shire Council, Towong
Shire Council, Alpine Shire Council, Ovens & King
and Upper Hume Community Health Services,
Alpine Health, the North East Local Learning
and Employment Network and Community
Assessability Inc.
Community Accessability Inc and Ovens& King
Community Health will employ one project worker
each on behalf of the above partnership group.
The employer will be responsible for the personal
and professional conduct of each worker.
The funding for these positions is of three
years duration and is a result of the successful
submission to the Transport Connections
Program funded by the Department for Victorian
These positions will utilise community
development principles and are reliant on a high
level of community participation, engagement
and consultation. The positions will be based in
Myrtleford and Wodonga with the capacity to
provide outreach to the rest of the project area.
It is expected these two positions will work closely
together to improve and enhance transport
services in the project area.
Position Descriptions are available from Elaine Hill
at Community Accessability Inc, PO Box 1596,
Wodonga 3689 on (02) 6056 1590. Applications
must be received by August 10th. Applications
may be emailed to No
later than 5.00pm Friday, August 10, 2007.

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