Governance Coordinator

Meander Valley Council Full Time Permanent 26/06/2020

About Meander Valley:

Located in Northern Tasmania, Meander Valley has some of the State’s best short walks, world heritage listed wilderness, cycling trails, trout fishing and gourmet food producers. Those who live and work in Meander Valley enjoy a rural lifestyle that is centrally located, close to serviced towns and an easy commute to both Devonport and Launceston.

About the role:

Meander Valley Council seek an experienced governance professional to join our team. Working with the General Manager you will manage the formal conduct of Council business and support Councillors to ensure compliance with legislation.  You will lead key governance activities, manage high level issues and be focused on achieving outcomes and high standards of service.

The successful applicant will ideally have a qualification and extensive experience in a discipline relevant to the position. You will be highly motivated, self-directing, and be focused on the customer and achieving positive outcomes. You will thrive when working under pressure and be confident in communicating and negotiating with stakeholders.  Strong written communication skills are essential.

Further information can be found in the Position Description and Job Specification available at: 


Enquiries should be directed to Cassie Sheehan on 6393 5338 or email

How to Apply:

To be considered, applications  are to be addressed to the HR /Payroll Officer and must include an application form, cover letter, resume and a statement (maximum of two pages) addressing each of the selection criteria. 

Applications are to be submitted by email to:

Applications Close:

Monday 13 July 2020 at 8:00am