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Manager Rural Services & Compliance

Job Title: Manager Rural Services & Compliance
Job Type: Contract – 2 years
Location: St George, Queensland
Classification: Environmental Services
Client: Balonne Shire Council
Reference: BBBH1195_1618804843
Job Published: 19 Apr 2021
Closing Date: 17 May 2021

Job Description

Manager Rural Services and Compliance | Balonne Shire Council | St George, Qld

  • Influence strategy, direction and teamwork of your team
  • Supportive forward thinking leadership team
  • Two-year full-time opportunity in SW QLD

As the Manager Rural Services and Compliance, you will lead a multi-disciplined team and play a key role within Balonne Shire Council and the region. This is a diverse position covering natural resource management, biosecurity, stock route management and local law enforcement. With a strategic approach you will lead and maintain a high-performing team, develop policies and plans that have environmental, agricultural and economic benefits for the Balonne region; and work closely with operational delivery.

Key responsibilities:

  • Natural resource management, biosecurity and stock route management, ensuring positive engagement with all users of stock routes, neighbouring land holders, Government departments, Indigenous organisations, NGOs and community members
  • Managing local laws and other legislative compliance

Qualifications, knowledge and experience:

  • Experience managing staff, budgets, projects and contracts
  • Expertise in natural resource management and agricultural disciplines
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Applying legislation to policies, plans, procedures and work practices
  • Creating strong teams and processes that deliver positive outcomes
  • Relevant licences, certifications or ability to obtain
  • Current C Class drivers' licence

This is a two-year fixed term full-time position with potential to extend. It's an ideal opportunity to take the next step in your career while working with a proactive management team that is committed to providing excellent services to the local community. Council also offers support for training and professional development, competitive remuneration and work/life balance.

How to Apply

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Candidate Information Pack for this role and apply with a covering letter addressing the Position section of the information pack. Click Apply Now to submit your application.

Applications close 5pm Monday 17 May 2021.