Chief Executive Officer

Berrigan Shire Council Full Time Permanent 18/02/2021

The Berrigan Shire is a rural/urban community with a population exceeding 8,500 and situated on the NSW/Victorian border known as the mighty River Murray. It encompasses the four beautiful towns of Berrigan, Barooga, Tocumwal and Finley surrounded by lush eucalyptus bushlands to the south and boasting some of the most magnificent sandy river inland beaches that Australia has to offer. The Shire north is predominantly agricultural with dry and irrigated farming ranging from grain, beef, sheep, orchards and vegetable crops, dairy and vineyards.

The position of Chief Executive Officer has become available at a truly exciting time to be part of the future of Berrigan Shire and we need you to help advance that future. This significant and challenging role will suit a person of vision and drive - you will have many qualities – key being a strategic view of lifestyle opportunities for the region, inspirational management and relationship skills, commercial and marketing skills, and a passion for customer service excellence. You will have the opportunity to bring a new, fresh, energetic, and inspiring leadership, working strategically and cooperatively with the Mayor and Councillors to give life to the sustainable future of Berrigan Shire.

This is a 5-year, performance-based contract with an attractive total remuneration package negotiated with the successful candidate. The position offers many desirable benefits including motor vehicle, mobile phone, superannuation, professional development and relocation expenses.

Please visit our website to obtain a detailed Information Package about the role and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Stephen Blackadder on 0412 255 149 for a confidential discussion regarding the position. 

Applications close 9am Monday, 15 March 2021. 

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