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Manager Economic and Community Development

Manager Economic and Community Development

Job Title: Manager Economic and Community Development
Location: Mount Isa, Queensland
Industry:
Salary: Attractive Package +$16k housing & $10k car
Reference: BBBH1047_1617876995
Contact Name: Belinda Walker
Contact Email: Belinda.Walker@leadingroles.com.au
Job Published: April 08, 2021 20:16

Job Description

Manager Economic and Community Development | Mount Isa City Council

  • Create an engaged, vital and sustainable community in regional Queensland
  • Develop and deliver economic and community development strategy
  • Be part of transformational change at Mount Isa City Council

The Mount Isa City council is seeking a people-focused community development leader who has a passion for creating thriving, resilient regional communities.

The Manager Economic and Community Development leads a team of 20 staff, and manages a range of essential community services, which include community development, sports and recreation (including the aquatic centre), economic development, library services, events, tourism, reconciliation and youth services.

Key opportunities:

  • Create a contemporary, strategically aligned community and economic development function within the organisation.
  • Develop the diverse communities within the Mount Isa region, focussing on a broad suite of engagement, sustainability and economic progress initiatives.
  • Build a high functioning team within a new organisational structure, while operating within financial constraints.

Covering an area of 43,314 square kilometres, Mount Isa City Council has an annual budget of $70 million, a team of 250 staff and a community of 22,000 people. Mount Isa City Council seeks to create a city shaped by its unique geographical location that aspires to a high quality of life and prosperous future supported by a growing mining and minerals processing sector, expanding tourist trade and sustainable rural, commercial and industrial business.

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Applications close 5pm, Friday 7 May 2021.