Work for us

    Why work for us

    The Municipal Association of Victoria is the peak representative and lobbying body for Victoria's local councils. We were formed in 1879 and the Municipal Association Act 1907 appointed the MAV the official voice of local government in Victoria.

    Today, we are a driving and influential force behind a strong and strategically positioned local government sector. Our role is to represent and advocate the interests of local government, lobby for a 'fairer deal' for councils, raise the sector's profile, ensure its long-term security and provide policy advice, strategic advice, capacity building programs and insurance services to local government.

    We value diversity and employ young people, mature-age workers, working parents, people with disabilities, and people from Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander and non-English speaking backgrounds.

    Our motto is 'pro bono publico' – for the public good. Through our activities, we improve the lives of all Victorians and you can help us in our valuable work.

    Our values-based, diverse, inclusive and flexible culture enables our people to bring their whole selves to work and creates an energising working environment, ensuring our people feel good, cared for and proud to work for us.

    Our values are – Walk the Talk, Lead with Impact, Service Excellence, Our Smarts, and Care and Responsibility and are embedded across the organisation.

Current Vacancies

Executive Assistant

We have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Assistant (EA) to join the MAV. Working closely with the Directors and Managers in our new Strategic Foresight & Partnerships and Community & Sector Development Units, this position will support the Units to achieve their strategic objectives by providing high level executive and administrative support.

See the position description for further details.

Applications close Tuesday 23 April 2024 at 5.00pm.

Please send your application to humanresources@mav.asn.au

For information about this role please contact Jess Fox, Chief People Officer at humanresources@mav.asn.au.

Information Technology Officer

Are you ready to take the next step in your Information Technology career?  We have an exciting opportunity for an Information Technology (IT) Officer to join our IT team.

As an IT Officer, you will be the first point of contact for all internal IT queries and service requests. You will provide first and second level support for various IT systems and devices, maintain the ICT asset register, and support desktop and specialist applications. In addition, you will diagnose and resolve technical issues related to Microsoft Teams and SharePoint by providing on-site and remote assistance to end-users. This position will also be required to provide audio visual support for on-site meetings.

With support from the Manager, Information Technology, you will manage Microsoft Teams settings, design SharePoint sites, ensure data integrity and security in accordance with set procedures and provide insights for performance optimisation.

See the position description for further details.

Applications close on Tuesday, 30 April at 5.00pm. Please submit your application to humanresources@mav.asn.au with the following:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages addressing the key selection criteria.
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum three pages).

For information about this role please contact Scott Walker, Manager, Information Technology at swalker@mav.asn.au.

Governance Officer / Secretariat

Do you thrive on providing exceptional governance administration and support to your team and organisation? We're looking for a Governance Officer / Secretariat who is seeking to expand their governance administration and secretariat expertise, whilst supporting the success of the MAV's Legal and Governance Unit.

The Governance Officer/Secretariat provides a wide range of corporate governance and secretariat support to the MAV and its Boards, ensuring compliance with the MAV’s policies, processes and systems. The position will assist the MAV’s Executive Assistants in the provision of governance administration, Board secretariat duties and delivery of events.

This position is pivotal to the success of the Legal & Governance Unit, the CEOs Office and the broader administration of the MAV. It will support the Legal and Governance Unit to achieve its goals by sharing information, communicating clear information to other team members, involving team members in decisions, and demonstrating commitment to the team.

See the position description for further details.

Applications close on Wednesday, 1 May at 5.00pm. Please submit your application to humanresources@mav.asn.au with the following:

  • A cover letter of no more than two pages addressing the key selection criteria.
  • Curriculum vitae (maximum three pages).

For information about this role please contact Celia Robinson, Executive Manager, Legal and Governance at crobinson@mav.asn.au.

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