• Temporary
  • Whyalla

Whyalla City Council

Do you an artistic flair and love all things arts and culture? Are you ready for a unique career opportunity working for a diverse and progressive Council who is committed to growing and developing our employees?

In collaboration with Country Arts SA, the City of Whyalla is seeking a highly motivated, energetic and creative individual who is ready to cultivate Arts and Cultural opportunities in the Whyalla region and surrounds.

About the role:

The Arts and Cultural Facilitator is responsible for the successful and measurable delivery of arts and culture outcomes, and for the delivery of a three-year Business Plan, with goals and actions that align with shared outcomes of Council’s Arts and Cultural Strategy and Country Arts SA’s Strategic Plan.

This is a full time (contract) position responsible to the Community Services Coordinator and our partner Country Arts SA.

About you:

We are seeking a passionate professional to coordinate innovative and sustainable arts and cultural activities that encourage broad participation, engage community, and further enrich the diverse and vibrant culture of the community.

We are looking for a motivated, creative, energetic, and experienced individual who has:

  • A passion for the arts and for working alongside the community
  • Knowledge of the arts sector including creative industries, cultural tourism, community arts and festivals and events
  • Strong administrative skills including capacity to use a variety of software, planning and report writing
  • Experience in project management and delivery, policy, grant writing and stakeholder engagement

If this sounds like your perfect role, we want to hear from you!

About the Whyalla City Council:

As a multifunctional regional Council we manage Childcare services, Library, Airport, Cemetery, Crematorium, Infrastructure and recreational facilities including a Visitor Information Centre.

We are a progressive Council, committed to the pursuit of excellence and always looking for opportunities to improve the quality of life for our community, now and into the future.

We stand by and embrace our core values when delivering each and every one of our services: We Care, We Work Together, We are Committed and We Own It.

About Country Arts SA:

Country Arts SA is a dynamic arts organisation bringing the arts to life in regional South Australia. Country Arts work with regional artists, communities, and partners to create opportunities for artists at every level so they can flourish and provide regional South Australians the best possible arts and cultural experience.

About the benefits:

  • Full time fixed term contract position until 30 September 2025
  • Competitive salary + 10.5% Superannuation with the ability to salary sacrifice
  • Excellent Enterprise Agreement benefits with above award rates
  • Whilst this is a 38-hour a week role, working a 19 day a month, we encourage flexible working hours so that you can shape your work life balance
  • Opportunities for career growth and professional development
  • Provision of uniform
  • Employee Assistance Program and wellbeing support
  • Special Pandemic Leave, and Family and Domestic Violence support
  • Commuting to work when living in Whyalla is no more than 15 minutes

About Whyalla, South Australia:

The City of Whyalla is one of the largest regional cities in South Australia – it is a culturally-diverse community and home to just over 21,000 people. Whyalla offers first-class facilities with a relaxed lifestyle, all set amongst gorgeous natural scenery – an ideal blend between the outback and the sea. Whyalla is a welcoming community with a well-established industry and retail base. Its residents enjoy a comfortable lifestyle with plenty of amenities, events and activities – everything is just 10 minutes away. It also features the new state-of-the-art Whyalla Secondary College, along with the University of South Australia and TAFE campuses offering tertiary progression.

So be sure to Unearth your next step right here in Whyalla – we’re waiting for you!

Further Information and to Apply:

For more information in relation to position responsibilities or to apply for this position, please visit Council’s website at: www.whyalla.sa.gov.au/council/careers

Enquiries can be directed to Ann Ryan – Community Services Coordinator on (08) 8640 3467.

The Arts and Cultural Facilitator role is a collaborative position between the Whyalla Council and Country Arts SA and contracted to 30 September 2025.

The salary applicable for this role is in accordance with the South Australian Municipal Salaried Officers’ Award and Council’s current Enterprise Agreement, paid at Level 4 which commences at $81,025 plus superannuation per annum.

Visit for further information regarding our recruitment process, our organisation and other opportunities.

Applications close 9.00am Monday 17 October 2022. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Whyalla City Council is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment free from discrimination and harassment. We encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, youth and people living with disability to apply. All applicants will receive equal consideration for employment.

The Whyalla City Council is committed to providing a smoke, drug, and alcohol-free safe work environment. Our recruitment process includes a medical assessment, and confirmation of experience/qualifications and may also include competency testing.

The Whyalla City Council is committing to minimising the spread of COVID-19 in our community and all new appointments will be required to have at least 2 TGA approved COVID-19 vaccinations prior to commencement. Please note shortlisted candidates will be required to show evidence of COVID-19 vaccinations or certified medical exemption prior to attending an interview.

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.