CEO Scenic Rim Regional Council

Job No: PEAK1
Location: Beaudesert Qld

About the Organisation 

The Scenic Rim region is a thriving rural paradise set in the foothills of the Great Dividing Range and surrounded by World Heritage-listed national parks. Home to a population of more than 40,000 the region covers 4,254sq km and is located an hour south of Brisbane and an hour inland from the Gold Coast.

Known for its breathtaking scenery, it is a popular tourist destination offering visitors plenty to see and do. From its myriad of wineries and art galleries to expansive bushwalking tracks, state of the art equine facilities, agriculture, growing rural communities and friendly country charm, the Scenic Rim region is a must-see destination.  It contains more than 30,000 hectares of parkland, including national parks and council controlled parks, and three recreational dams.

The Council plays an important role to improve the thriving economy, and has a strong community spirit.  Council budget is approximately $97.5 million with a capital expenditure of $31.3 million, operating budget of $66.4 million with a staff base of 379.

About the Position

We are looking for a proven leader who has an exemplary understanding of challenges faced in a growing organisation, and the ability to identify and act on opportunities to strengthen our economy.  To be successful in this role you will be able to devise business and cultural transformational objectives to ensure the ongoing success and sustainable future of the Council. 

Council is offering an attractive remuneration package which includes a salary, and a motor vehicle (or allowance). 

Position Details

Please click on the link for a full copy of the POSITION DESCRIPTION. 

Peak Services is working in conjunction with Scenic Rim Regional Council, exclusively on this position. We offer local government expertise across a wide range of professional fields, providing tailored solutions for councils and other similar organisations. We work with our clients to deliver meaningful outcomes in recruitment and contracting services. 

How to Apply

Before you apply for this position, please read the position description carefully to assess your eligibility and suitability for the position.  You will be required to answer a few questions that relate to the criteria on the online application below.  You will also be asked to attach your current resume which should include two recent employment related referees. Please note that you cannot submit your application without attaching your resume. When uploading your resume or documents please ensure file names should only include 'A-z', '0-9', '.' and '-' characters.

PLEASE NOTE: Once you have commenced your application you cannot save and continue at a later stage. It is recommended you answer the questions in a Word document to save then copy and paste your answers into the portal.

Applications will close on  Monday 27/11/2017 at 10 pm.  Please ensure you leave adequate time to complete your application before the closing date and time. For further information, please do not hesitate to contact Celia Jones at Peak Services on 0409 119 561 or Linda Clem at Scenic Rim Regional Council on 0448 126 040 for a confidential conversation.


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