First listed on: 29 March 2019

Chief Executive Officer


The Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (EMRC) is a progressive and innovative regional local government authority working on behalf of its six member councils: The Cities of Bayswater, Belmont, Kalamunda and Swan, the Town of Bassendean, and the Shire of Mundaring.  Principally the EMRC provides services in waste management, resource recovery, environmental management and regional development.  It is a model of successful collaboration that delivers tangible benefits to the region.  See for further information.

In seeking to appoint a new CEO, Council is interested in applicants with demonstrable and successful experience in an executive leadership role. In short, to be competitive for this position, you will need the full suite of CEO competencies.  Just as importantly, Council intends to appoint a CEO who will bring innovation, agility, inspirational leadership, and a can-do attitude, with a strong focus on delivering meaningful outcomes.

The CEO of EMRC needs to lead major projects ensuring commercial returns are achieved, whilst maintaining a strong focus on community interests, sustainability and environment.

EMRC will offer the position on the basis of a contract of employment of up to five years with a total remuneration package in the range of $260,000 to $300,000.

Intending applicants are encouraged to request a copy of the position description from Lester Blades on 08 9221 0744 or Initial telephone enquiries to Geoff Blades are welcome.

Confidential applications should be made in Word format to Lester Blades – Executive Search & Board Advisory at quoting Reference LB302244.    Applications close on Monday 15 April 2019 at 5.00pm WST.

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