General Manager

Hilltops Council Full Time Permanent 7/11/2019

Progressive and Prosperous 

Located in the Canberra Region Tablelands of New South Wales, just an hour north of Canberra, featuring the thriving towns of Young, Harden-Murrumburrah, Boorowa and Jugiong, along with a wide range of villages bursting with a rich history. This is a prosperous farming community of 19,000 people, with a vibrant rural lifestyle and country hospitality, with one of Australia’s most fertile landscapes.   

Hilltops is renowned for its agriculture, including sheep grazing, cropping, horticulture and viticulture. Young is the cherry capital of Australia and Hilltops is recognised as one of the most exciting viticultural regions in Australia. Situated on the Hume Highway strategic transport corridor, the busiest interstate, road freight corridor in Australia,our region is closely connected to major markets including Sydney and Canberra, with international flights from Canberra Airport and the Sydney to Melbourne rail line at Harden-Murrumburrah.

Hilltops Council is seeking a General Manager to lead a talented  staff group of 286 EFT, oversee an annual operating budget of $51M and have stewardship of  community assets valued at $563 million. This is an outstanding career opportunity for an up and coming leader who will bring a successful track record in a senior executive role and who will enjoy working with a supportive and progressive Mayor and Councillor group in the service of a friendly community. Your financial and assets focus will ensure the ongoing financial sustainability of the Council and your inspiring leadership will help in planning and delivering service excellence to our community.

A five (5) year performance based contract is available along with an attractive remuneration package based on your skills, experience and achievement. 


To Apply

Please visit our website to obtain an Information Package and Application Form and contact Stephen Blackadder on 0412 255 149 to discuss the position in confidence.

Only those with the right to work in Australia need apply.

Applications close 9am Monday, 9 December 2019. 

Blackadder and Associates