Chief Executive Officer

Upper Lachlan Shire Council Full Time Permanent 17/03/2023

Upper Lachlan is located on the Southern Tablelands. Boasting snow-dusted winters with roaring fires, stunning autumn colours, spring blooms, and sunny summers, the Upper Lachlan region is nestled high on the Great Dividing Range less than an hour from Canberra and 2.5 hours from Sydney. Known for its agricultural and fine wine industries, history, and picturesque countryside. With a rich history to discover, there is never a dull moment, there are sights to be seen and experiences to be devoured.  Never has there been a better time for you to make the move and join us!

• Strategic leadership role

• Opportunity to make a difference

Upper Lachlan Shire Council is seeking the services of a highly motivated, energetic, and competent professional to be our new Chief Executive Officer (CEO), to lead our workforce and to support our community.

The opportunity now exists for a talented, versatile, energetic, and progressive leader to drive the future success of the organisation. Our focus is delivery of high-quality services, strengthening our community engagement and leveraging our strategic management capabilities, building on our organisations performance and continuous improvement approach whilst fostering a values based organisational culture. Reporting to the Mayor and accountable directly to the Council, the CEO will lead a multi-disciplined workforce responsible for the strategic, social and economic sustainability of this vibrant community.

To be successful in this role you will have a demonstrated successful record of sound management, leadership and business acumen and possess a high-level understanding of regional and rural issues, regional cooperation, change management principles and customer delivery standards.

Applications must be submitted online at and respond to the Key Selection Criteria and include a current CV and a cover letter in order to be considered for the position.

All applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered for this role.

For specific position details, please contact Christian Morris, Local Government Management Solutions on 0417 693 254 for a confidential discussion.

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Applications close 5pm Monday, 17 April 2023.