First listed on: 02 July 2020

 Director Community and Lifestyle


The gateway to the South West, the Shire of Harvey is a unique district which offers a genuine friendly country attitude and a fresh, dynamic and invigorating lifestyle. Home to the tranquil waters of Leschenault Estuary, pristine beaches and a green and clean landscape abounding with nature’s goodness, it is a breath of fresh air. As a major employer in the region, the Shire of Harvey represents the needs of more than 27,000 residents.

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Meeting the future community and lifestyle vision for our region requires a unique professional with strong and diverse skills covering the key management areas of community development and place making, recreation and leisure centres and library services.  You will have a can do attitude and a proven track record in bringing positive and lasting change in an increasingly challenging environment. We are moving in a new direction of place making and engagement and embedding this into the culture of the community and the organisation.

The successful applicant will join the Executive Leadership Team under a new organisational structure on a performance based employment contract of up to five years.  The salary is negotiated dependent on qualifications and experience. Other benefits include but not limited to additional superannuation, private use of a vehicle, mobile phone, professional development and memberships.

An Application Package along with the Position’s Selection Criteria can be obtained from Further information about the position is available by contacting Lydia Highfield on 0400 142 110 or Applications must address the selection criteria.

Applications should be submitted in Word format to or mailed to Lydia Highfield, Consultant, P.O Box 96, BEECHBORO WA 6063 by cob Wednesday 15 July 2020. 

Please Note:  Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify. The preferred applicant is required to provide a current national police clearance, provide evidence of all claimed qualifications and undertake a pre-employment medical.

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