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Community Funding Coordinator

Job No: PNCC302
Location: Palmerston North

Palmerston North is a vibrant city and community groups and Council Controlled Organisations (CCOs) play a vital role in enhancing that vibrancy. The Community Funding Coordinator facilitates growth and development within the community through administering Council’s Strategic Priority Grants, community grants programme and promoting funding related resources. The position also supports CCO’s Statement of Intent accountability reporting.  

We want someone who is driven by providing a wide range of services aimed at supporting groups to make a difference in the communities they interact with. . Are you talented at developing and growing strong relationships? Can you interact with a vast diversity of people and engage with high level stakeholders? Do you have excellent attention to detail?

As a member of a wider Community team you will bring with you your fine-tuned interpersonal skills, a solid understanding of the community sector and their aspirations, and the needs of community groups within that sector.

As Funding Coordinator you will need a proven record of engagement with key agencies, experience monitoring contracts and organisational performance, and proven financial management and report writing skills that reflect your strong attention to detail.

This is a permanent 40-hour role. Attendance at meetings outside of normal business hours may be required from time to time.

Applications close: 11.00 pm, Monday 22 April 2019

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and welcome applications from all those suitably qualified for this position. 

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I understand that the Palmerston North City Council may require verification of an applicant's academic record. I consent to the Palmerston North City Council seeking verbal or written verification on a confidential basis of my academic record as described in this application form or in any Curriculum Vitae I have provided. I understand that this information will be used for the purposes of assessing my suitability for the position for which I am applying. I authorise the release of this information to the Palmerston North City Council.


I declare that to the best of my knowledge, the information supplied in this application and in any Curriculum Vitae provided is correct and I understand that if any false or deliberately misleading information is given, or any relevant material withheld, I will not be accepted, or if I am employed, my employment will be terminated. I also understand that any false information given in relation to my medical history with regards to gradual process, disease or infection, can result in my loss of entitlement for any compensation from ACC. I further understand that any offer of employment if made is conditional on my obtaining a full medical clearance through the Council's pre-employment medical examination or employment check.  In applicable areas of employment credit checks, Ministry of Justice Criminal Conviction checks, and visa checks may be undertaken to assess candidate suitability for a position.  I understand that I may be required to give my consent for these checks and that any offer of employment if made is conditional on the results of these checks.

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Drug and Alcohol Testing

As part of the Council's Management Team Drug and Alcohol Policy, to ensure the safety of those who come into contact with Council, applicants for employment in safety sensitive positions must undergo a drug test before being employed. All applicants for employment outside of safety sensitive areas may undergo a pre-employment drug test at the Council's discretion.  If an applicant fails the test, he/she will not be considered for appointment, or if the applicant has already been appointed, the employment may be cancelled or terminated.

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