General Manager

Balranald Shire Council Full Time Contract 11/09/2020

Home to the ‘Five Rivers’, Balranald Shire offers a unique lifestyle where water sport lovers are spoilt for choice and hikers and campers have the wonders of Mungo National Park at their doorstep. Steeped in history and with easy access to the regional hubs of Swan Hill and Mildura, Balranald Shire is a place where the community is front of mind and the Council is committed to the Shire’s long-term future.

  • Take the next step in your senior executive career
  • Attractive package on offer

Balranald Shire Council is seeking a suitably experienced and qualified senior executive for the position of General Manager.

To be successful in this role, it is essential that you have a strong track record of achievements at a senior executive level, preferably in local government. You will possess highly advanced capabilities in the areas of business management, leadership, financial management and asset management. Your ability to work closely with the community has been demonstrated in your previous roles at a senior level.

You will be seen as an inclusive and inspirational leader, a highly skilled communicator with strong influencing and negotiation skills and the ability to develop and nurture effective external relationships with key government stakeholders, regional allies and the Shire’s diverse community.

Council offers a five-year contract with a very attractive remuneration package including a leaseback vehicle, subsidised accommodation in a modern Council owned house and four weeks’ annual leave.

For further information on the role, please download the Position Description, Selection Criteria and Information Pack from our website at

Applications including a full CV, Covering Letter and response to the position’s Selection Criteria must be completed online through the above website. Applicants must address the Selection Criteria to be considered for this role. For a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Mark Anderson on 0418 864 866 during business hours.

Applications close 5pm, Monday 5 October 2020.