General Manager

Warren Shire Council Full Time Permanent 28/08/2020

Warren Shire Council is in the lower Macquarie Valley of Central West New South Wales and has a long history of a highly productive agricultural industry based around the very attractive country town of Warren. The township boasts excellent school facilities, TAFE, hospital and medical services and sporting facilities. It also offers a variety of activities, as well as arts, cultural and heritage organisations.



  • Diverse and progressive leadership role
  • Attractive remuneration package
  • 5-year performance-based contract (negotiable)

Warren Shire Council is seeking an innovative and committed professional to lead the organisation into an exciting new phase. Council is currently seeking the services of a highly motivated, energetic and competent professional to be our General Manager, to lead our organisation and to support our community. Reporting to the Mayor and accountable to the Council, your strong and strategic leadership will be pivotal in furthering organisational capacity to foster economic development, deliver Council’s services and ensure a sustainable long-term future.


The successful applicant must have a proven track record of leadership in a diverse, multi-disciplined organisation and commitment to providing quality services to the community.


An understanding of the current political, economic, social issues as well as the future demands and challenges of Local Government would be an advantage.


An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.


Benefits associated with the role include: a subsidised brick veneer, well maintained 3-bedroom house, relocation costs, opportunity to develop career, assistance with further study and an attractive car package.


Applications for this role should be made online at


Please attach your response to the selection criteria to your application.


All applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for this role. An information package including a comprehensive position description can also be found on the website.


Further information may be obtained in confidence by contacting Christian Morris on 0417 693 254.


Applications close at 5pm, Monday 28 September 2020.