Chief Executive Officer

Employment Details
Date Added: 18-Jan-2023
Closing Date: 28-Feb-2023 04:00 PM

Shire of Moora

Chief Executive Officer

(Package negotiable from $161,868 - $266,983 as per SAT Band 3)

The Shire of Moora is strategically positioning itself as a sustainable regional local authority that is recognised for leadership, innovation, and excellence. An exciting opportunity exists for a passionate contributor who has drive and enthusiasm for on-going change and development. If you are suitable qualified and have what it takes to live and work in a safe and dynamic community then you are invited to apply for the position of Chief Executive Officer at the Shire of Moora.

As Chief Executive Officer you will take overall corporate responsibility for the organisation. You will foster a customer service focus, a positive team culture, a cohesive relationship with the Council and the community and a basis for efficient planning and delivery of services provided by the organisation. You will develop and lead the goals and objectives of the Council as set out in plans, budgets, capital works programs and integrated and asset management plans. You will be accountable for the Shire’s human, financial and physical resources whilst acting as the face of the organisation in the community.

Ideally, you will have intimate knowledge of the workings of local government or have worked within a senior management capacity. Additionally, you will hold relevant tertiary qualifications or have equivalent relevant senior management experience as well as sound knowledge of the outside operations of a large Shire.

A performance based 5-year maximum term contract will be negotiated which includes an attractive remuneration package in the vicinity of $161,868 - $266,983 including a negotiable cash component commensurate with qualifications and experience, and generous annual leave, up to 16.5% superannuation (conditional), unrestricted business & private use of a vehicle and subsidised housing rental and utilities subsidy.

Interested persons can obtain an Information Package & Selection Criteria by downloading the document at vacancies/ or by calling Mike FitzGerald on 0419907443.

Electronic applications only, including a covering letter, your Curriculum Vitae and your statement addressing the Selection Criteria plus three current referees should reach the undersigned by email to by 4:00 pm on Tuesday 28th February 2023.


Mike Fitz Gerald PRINCIPAL

Fitz Gerald Strategies

Licensed Employment Agent (Lic No EA2423)

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