Community Services Officer || Chiredzi Town Council

Chiredzi Town Council

DUE: 02 OCT 2023

Community Services Officer (Grade 12)
Reports to Director Housing and Community Services

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the vacant position that has arisen within Council. Candidate reports to the Director of Housing and Community Service Officer.


Planning and coordinating development projects in the areas of vocational training, co-operatives, sports, exchange visits, camping and micro enterprises.
Crafting and executing marketing plans for the department in the areas of sports and recreation, social amenities such as stadium and halls through strategies such as advertising, brochures, flyers and newsletter.
Initiating and promoting local talent identification and nurturing in areas such as performing arts, drama, visual arts and sports.
Administration and supervision of social amenities i.e halls, stadium, pre-school, children’s home, library facilities and ceremonies.
Initiating and write projects proposal in response to community needs.
Provide information and counselling and support to resident families and staff.
Organising workshop to promote publicity and social responsibility programs by the business community.
Events management on social calendar date such as world habitat day, day of the elderly and world aids day.
Exercise any other function as assigned by Director of Housing and Community Service Officer.


Bachelor of Social Work / Local Governance Studies/ Social Science Degree.
A Masters Degree will be an added advantage
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a local authority environment.
Good knowledge of any computer package preferably Promun.
Must have a clean class 4 driver’s license.
One who can work under pressure, and a self-starter.
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Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae and proof of certified copies of academic and professional qualifications and traceable work experience should be forwarded to undersigned address not later than 2 October 2023

The Town Secretary
Chiredzi Town Council
69 Inyati Drive
P.O Box 128


NB: The Council offers competitive remuneration commensurate with relevant qualifications and experience this however, will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.