Port Lincoln is known as the Seafood Capital of Australia, being home to the country’s largest commercial fishing fleet and diverse aquaculture industry. Port Lincoln is situated on Boston Bay, one of the largest protected natural harbours in the world three times the size of Sydney Harbour. Port Lincoln was settled in 1839 and has a population of just over 16,000 people.
The vision as described by the Port Lincoln Council is to be “A progressive, vibrant and safe coastal city that is an attractive place in which to live, work and grow”.
Port Lincoln is situated 647 km from Adelaide and takes approximately 7 hours to drive. You can access Port Lincoln by Air with Rex or Qantaslink direct from Adelaide. Flights run several times a day.
Port Lincoln is a thriving tourist destination, boasting many wonderful and unique experiences including fishing charters, shark cage diving and swimming with the sea lions. Port Lincoln is also known for award winning wines and culinary tours making it a seafood lovers paradise.
Port Lincoln has a semi-arid climate with summers being mild to warm, sea breezes generally keep the temperature around 30 degrees. During the winter months, the temperature can vary between 16 and 26 degrees. From time to time, colder temperatures are experienced and storms from the Southern Ocean.
The town events are a large part of the community’s culture. It’s also a cultural and sporting centre, with multiple festivals and events throughout the year reflecting the diverse interests of the community.
Working for the Department for Child Protection in Port Lincoln
The Port Lincoln office is situated on the township foreshore within the metro precinct and employs approximately 20 people. There are plenty of cafes and shops nearby for you to enjoy during your lunch break or after hours as well a beautiful beach only a few steps away.
As a member of this team you will work with other professionals to deliver services to Port Lincoln Community.
Your co-workers will welcome you and provide collegial support.
The team works collaboratively by supporting each other on a professional level. As a member of this team, you will also work with and develop strong partnerships with other internal and external partners, many of which will be located within the community.
With a laid back lifestyle on offer, you will contribute and be part of improving outcomes for the community on a daily basis.
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