General Manager (Chief Executive Officer)

Derwent Valley Council Full Time Permanent 12/03/2020

The Municipality of the Derwent Valley extends from Granton, north to Dromedary and Black Hills and west through Bushy Park to Strathgordon. It covers 4,103 square kilometres and includes a significant part of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, including Mt Field National Park. The most significant urban area is the historic town of New Norfolk on the banks of the Derwent River.

The Derwent Valley municipality has a population of 10,290 people and an area of 4,108 sq kms and is within 30 minutes proximity of Hobart. This is a progressive, vibrant and accessible community full of lifestyle opportunities.

The Derwent Valley Council has 70 EFT staff and 2 Executive Managers supporting the General Manager in providing services to the Mayor and Councillors and to an informed and articulate community. The successful candidate for this career opportunity will have a vision and drive to fight for the future growth and prosperity of the Derwent Valley.

You will be an inspirational leader of people, have outstanding networking and engagement skills, bring a strong commercial focus, display a resilient and confident approach and model your passion for service excellence. You will provide a fresh, energetic and strategic direction to a skilled and highly motivated staff group.

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

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

Applications close 9am Monday 6 April 2020.

Blackadder and Associates