First listed on: 20 June 2017

About Palmerston

Palmerston is a young, vibrant regional hub with a fast-growing future. Located 20 km from the Territory’s capital Darwin, Palmerston is a diverse community with many young families calling the city ‘home’, along with defence personnel and a range of local businesses. The young city boasts over 35,000 residents and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development. With a strong plan in place for the region’s future growth, the City of Palmerston proves to be a "Place for People".     

About the Opportunity

The City of Palmerston is seeking a committed individual to lead a diverse Corporate Services Department, which supports the efficient service delivery of Council. The portfolio of this position incorporates the following areas: 

  • Finance and Customer Service
  • Human Resources and Industrial Relations
  • Information Technology
  • Records Management
  • Marketing and Media
  • Tourism 

The successful candidate will have tertiary qualifications with extensive knowledge and experience in the provision of Corporate Services functions. As part of a small executive team, you will need to be an influential leader supporting the CEO in providing a clear and consistent direction for the organisation and shaping its bright future. To be successful in this role, you will have extensive management experience at a senior level and sound knowledge of statutory requirements.

About the Benefits 

This role is offered as a five-year-contract role with full-time hours. A total remuneration package of $205,000 is on offer (Base Salary of $176,256 + Superannuation + Vehicle for private use). Council offers six weeks’ annual leave, a wide range of attractive employee benefits and excellent training and professional development opportunities.

For a position description and information how to apply for this position, please visit Council's web page

Closing Date: 1 pm, Wednesday 19 July 2017

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