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Director Municipal Services

Closing date: 
Saturday, September 30, 2017 - 23:59



Attractive working conditions include 6 weeks annual leave, 9.5 % superannuation, offer of private use of motor vehicle, generous personal and bereavement leave, community service and study leave, salary sacrificing scheme, relocation and business expenses.

People of Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander descent are strongly encouraged to apply.

This position forms part of the Executive Management Team and will provide leadership and direction to all staff within this directorate through guidance and encouragement in line with the organisation's objectives and Corporate Values.  In addition to strong leadership skills and relevant experience within the directorates’ areas of responsibility, the successful candidate will need to demonstrate strong community engagement skills and the ability to mentor and develop people and teams in a multicultural workforce.

The successful candidates must be able to show initiative and creativity in driving municipal service delivery and improvement, will have strong business acumen and able to effectively implement change to improve performance whilst creating a positive working environment.

Core Competencies

  • Creates Vision and Gives Direction
  • Develops People
  • Manages Resources and Risks
  • Promotes and Achieves Quality Outcomes
  • Understands Relationships
  • Self Awareness and Self Management


  • Tertiary qualifications relevant to business, management and/or local government.
  • An exemplary track record of accomplishment at an Executive level (or demonstrated ability to perform at this level) in achieving best value service delivery to customers.
  • Strong management experience.
  • C Class Drivers licence, ability to drive a 4WD vehicle.
  • Hold a current first aid certificate or have the ability to obtain this qualification.

A confidential conversation can be obtained by contacting Diane Hood on 08 8958 9530.

Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify intending applicants from consideration.

To apply for this position please download the detailed information package and apllication for advertised vacancy form. Applicants MUST address the selection criteria detailed in the information package and also need to submit the "Application for Advertised Vacancy" form. 

Applications should be marked to the attention of Recruitment Team and emailed to


Alice Springs