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Commercial Property Officer

Moonee Valley City Council

Location: Civic Centre

Job Type: Full time


Commercial Property Officer

Reference number: 14505

Closing date: 11:45pm, Sunday 26 March 2023

  • Excellent permanent full-time position (hybrid working: office and home)
  • Salary commencing at $91,783 per annum plus 10.5% superannuation (commensurate with experience)
  • Join our organisation with a fantastic, flexible working culture

About Moonee Valley City Council

Moonee Valley City Council is a vibrant and diverse .5municipality. We are a local government within the north-west metropolitan area of Melbourne, providing a range of services to some 130,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses. Our 1,200 employees bring their differing backgrounds, experiences and unique perspectives to our collaborative environment, and are supported to share ideas, initiatives and talent, making a positive impact on our community for now and in the future.

The Opportunity

Positioned within Council’s Property & Assets department, this role will see you contributing to high-quality decision-making regarding Council-owned and/or managed properties by undertaking designated operational and statutory duties. You will be responsible for and have a key focus on the management of leases, licences, sales and acquisitions as well as all administrative matters relating to Council’s property portfolio.


  • Assessing and providing options to optimise the use and return on Council’s property portfolio consistent with Council objectives.
  • Liaising with local sporting/community organisations in relation to leasing matters.
  • Implementing and administering leases, licences and other agreements ensuring Council’s interests are fully protected.
  • Ensure all property lease management documentation and data is accurately maintained and recorded.
  • Drafting reports and recommendations to the Executive Team and Council.
  • Ensuring timely collection of information including; financial reporting, insurance certificates and liquor licence permits.
  • Assisting with property sales and acquisitions in accordance with legislative requirements and Council policies.

Skills & Experience

  • Tertiary qualification in property management or a related discipline or relevant work experience in a property management environment.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of property theory, practices, guidelines and legislation and practical experience related to the functions and duties of the position.
  • Sound written and oral communication skills, including the ability to develop and present accurate and reliable information contained in reports and correspondence relating to all aspects of property management.
  • Ability to conduct thorough research and investigations into property matters, problem solving and demonstrated commitment and ability to achieve quality outcomes.

How to Apply

Applications must be submitted through our online system and should be in line with the Moonee Valley City Council Application Guide found at the bottom of the advertisement. Applications that do not meet these requirements may not be considered.

For further information, please view the Position Description or contact Graham Brewer, Acting Senior Coordinator Property Management on (03) 9243 1953.

In line with the directions issued by Victoria’s Chief Health Officer, Council positions require you to be vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are successful in our recruitment and selection process, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status.

Our Culture of Inclusion

If you are interested in the role but feel you may not meet the full range of selection criteria, we encourage you to contact us to discuss your experience and application for this position.

We don’t just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our services and our community. With a focus on inclusion, accessibility and flexibility, we'll support you at every stage of your career. We recognise the importance of balance and embrace work agility, understanding that this means different things to each and every one of our employees.

Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer and we value diversity and encourage people from different backgrounds to apply, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, people of any age or gender, people identifying as lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans and gender diverse, intersex and/or queer (LGBTIQA+) and people with disability. If you have a reasonable adjustment, support or access requirement, we encourage you to let us know through your application or email or call 9243 1122.