Manager Economic Development

Dungog Shire Council Full Time Permanent 14/11/2022

Dungog is known for its relaxed and friendly country lifestyle with easy access to the World Heritage-listed Barrington Tops National Park with beautiful walks, mountain biking, overnight hikes, great picnic, fishing and camping spots. As a member of our community, you can enjoy gourmet food, craft beer breweries and wineries all close by too!

We support a growing rural community of over 9000 residents in the Hunter region of NSW located around an hour from Newcastle, around two hours from Sydney and within 40 minutes to other strategic centres in the Hunter Valley such as Maitland and Raymond Terrace.

As a growing Council, we are committed to ensuring the ongoing and consistent delivery of local services that are valued by our community.

Working directly with the General Manager, the Economic Development Manager is responsible for the leadership and management of a range of programs, functions and services that contribute to the delivery of the Dungog Shire Community Plan including; Economic Development; Procurement and Property and Leasing. 

The successful applicant will have great / emerging skills and experience in a leadership role alongside a drive to build a positively engaged community and organisation culture, with a strong focus on the community, our businesses and a positive customer experience.

An attractive Remuneration Package of up to $140K will be available for the right candidate.

Please visit our website to obtain a detailed Information Package about the role and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Helen Lever on 0423 157 558 for a confidential discussion regarding the position. 

Applications close 9am Monday 5 December 2022.

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