Director Environmental Services

Inverell Shire Council

Help Shape the Future of Sustainable Development in a Thriving Regional Center

About Inverell Shire

Inverell Shire is a thriving regional centre in the Northern Tablelands of New South Wales with dynamic and creative community it provides an opportunity for its citizens to enjoy a quality lifestyle. The shire comprises an area of 9,430km2 with a population of 17,836. The township of Inverell is a major service centre and has a population of 12,000. Inverell is serviced by an air service to both Sydney and Brisbane and is a commercial hub to an estimated 60,000 people.

About you

We’re currently looking for a dedicated individual to take on the newly created role of Director of Environmental Services. As a key member of our Executive Team, you will be leading functions, including development applications and assessment, building control, regulatory compliance, environmental sustainability, and strategic planning related to land use.

You will be a person with a can-do flexible attitude and not be process driven; be outcome focused and this means “how to make things happen” and not “why it can’t happen”.

To excel in this position, you should be a skilled people leader with strong relationship abilities, adept at strategic planning, and mindful of the balance between quality customer service and enforcing obligations.

Your qualifications should include relevant tertiary education and experience in managing a diverse and busy team of planning and environment professionals, with a focus on future success and sustainability.

What we have to offer

  • A very competitive salary package
  • An opportunity to advance your career
  • The idyllic charm of Inverell Shire, where stunning landscapes and a welcoming community converge to create an exceptional work-life experience.

To Apply

Please fill in the form on this page to obtain a detailed Information Package and the Application Form. Once you have read these please contact Terrey Kiss on 0427 273 197 for a confidential discussion regarding the position.

Applications close at 9am Monday 26 February 2024


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