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Paroo Shire Council is seeking a skilled and experienced local government leader to join Council as Chief Executive Officer.
About The Region
Located in South West Queensland, Paroo Shire covers an area of 47 727 km and encompasses the towns of Cunnamulla, Eulo, Yowah, Wyandra and their surrounds. The population of the shire is approximately 1860. The mighty Warrego River is on the edge of town offering kayaking, fishing, and swimming; it's the perfect place for a healthy outback lifestyle.
About the Role
The Council is seeking a Chief Executive who has excellent leadership skills and a high level of focus on organisational performance, culture and customer service. Expertise in local government financial management, project leadership and corporate governance, and broad experience in the operations of councils will be essential.
The role will be particularly attractive to candidates who have an interest in:
- Oversight of key infrastructure projects;
- Community development;
- Tourism; and
- Economic development.
The CEO will lead a team of experienced professionals, who are active and engaged in the delivery of a large programme of organisational development, performance improvement and capital projects.
The Council is offering a competitive remuneration package, reflecting the significance of this role to the organisation and to attract the highest calibre candidate to this key position.
Paroo Shire Council employs 80 FTE staff and has an annual operating budget for 2019/20 of $16.2M. There is a large program of capital projects of $19.8M to be delivered this financial year.
Apply with covering letter addressing the Position section of this information pack.
Applications close: 5pm Monday 5 August 2019.