First listed on: 09 June 2017

Director - Infrastructure and Operations (re-advertised)


The newly formed Dubbo Regional Council is home to more than 51,000 people and includes the dynamic city of Dubbo, the heritage-rich town of Wellington and many villages and properties that make up a diverse farming area.  Spread over 7,500 square kilometres in the heart of Western NSW Council is responsible for assets valued at $2.5 billion and an annual operating budget of some $195 million.

Taking on a new strategic direction aligned with Councils vision, purpose, and values, the opportunity now exists for a talented, versatile and progressive leader to join Council in driving the future success of council and the community. As part of the new Executive Leadership team you will be pivotal in leading Council through this transformational period.

Director – Infrastructure and Operations (re-advertised)

  • Attractive remuneration – circa $250K
  • Opportunity to affect change
  • Great community – Great lifestyle

The Director Infrastructure and Operations is responsible for leading a multi-disciplinary team of professionals to deliver high quality services and is accountable for the asset management of key city infrastructure and ensuring the effective delivery of assigned services and programs.

Reporting directly to the General Manager you will require significant experience in leading change at a senior management level. You will be able to demonstrate genuine leadership qualities, strategic management capabilities and an ability to create a values based culture. You will also have a demonstrated capacity to build effective and productive relationships with both internal and external stakeholders. As part of the Executive Leadership team, you will be responsible for the collective strategic direction of Council.

Candidates must address the selection criteria outlined in the information package, available at

For specific position details, please contact Christian Morris, Local Government Management Solutions on 02 9242 4160 for a confidential discussion.

This position meets the determination for senior staff positions as described under section 332 of the Local Government Act 1993. The position will be employed on a standard performance based contract [as defined by the Office of Local Government].

Applications close 5pm Monday, 3 July 2017.

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