SCCG Job Advertisement – Support Officer (Part-time 12-Month Contract)

The Sydney Coastal Councils Group is seeking a self-motivated and experienced Support Officer to undertake administrative duties and secretarial support.

This is a part-time 12-month contract position in a small team (15 hours per week, $25.50-$28.20 per hour, plus super).

To be successful in this role, you will have a minimum three years’ experience working in a business administration role, possess excellent attention to detail, organisation and computer skills, demonstrate good written and verbal communication and the ability to collate and report on information, and have an interest in the coastal environment.

For further details on this position and the application process download the position information package.

A cover letter, resume and a statement for each selection criteria should be emailed to by the closing date: 5pm 6 May 2019.

For inquiries contact Belinda Atkins on 0490147380 or

Coastal Management – Delegation visits SCCG

On 4th October 2018, SCCG welcomed a delegation from India; including Suresh Chandra Mahapatra and Prasanta Kumar Panigraphy from the Government of Odisha, and Anuja Sukhla from IPE Global Ltd.  The delegation met with the SCCG to discuss coastal management in NSW, coastal processes, challenges local councils face in finding solutions to sustainable manage the coast and in sharing of costs to undertake works. The delegation shared information about their community, largely fisherman as stakeholders that are dependent on the coast for their livelihood.

The delegation also undertook a site visit to Collaroy/Narrabeen led by Craig Morrison from Northern Beaches Council, which provided firsthand experience of the beach and coastal hazards and management challenges faced by a local council and its community.

Emergency Management Health Check

SCCG, supported by the Office of Emergency Management (SEMP) grant, engaged Janellis to develop an online Emergency Management Health Check Tool for NSW Councils.

The Health Check Tool, as well as various templates and resources can be accessed from the Resource Toolkit at