City of Palmerston

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Strong Leadership Role I Outstanding Management I Challenge and Opportunity

The City of Palmerston is the second largest municipality in the Northern Territory with the major developments of the northern Australia's Capital City happening close by. The young city boasts over 35,000 residents and is currently undergoing a significant period of infrastructure growth and development.

Reporting to the Official Manager appointed by the minister, the Interim Chief Executive Officer will lead the staff of council to ensure the organisation continues to respond to the communities current needs with open and transparent governance. The challenge is to also ensure the organisation is well positioned to support a newly elected council following a planned election in March 2018. A recruitment campaign will subsequently be undertaken to appoint the council CEO by July 2018.

An attractive package will be offered to the successful candidate. For details about the position and remuneration package, contact Sue Davy, LGANT, on 0411 668 051.

To apply, email a current CV, details of three (3) current referees and a two (2) page submission providing evidence of your claims to this interim position to by COB Friday 20 October 2017.

The successful applicant will have a tertiary qualification with a post graduate qualification being desirable, a demonstrated record of success in a senior executive position operating within a political framework, experience in local government or similar and be available for an immediate start. He/she will be welcome to apply for the long-term position when advertised in 2018.


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Council Offices
Civic Plaza, First Floor
1 Chung Wah Terrace,
Palmerston, NT, 0831
Palmerston, NT 0831

P 08 8935 9922 (24 hour service)
F 08 8935 9900

Office Hours
Monday to Friday 8.15am - 5.00pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Library
Goyder Square, The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9999
F 08 8935 9998

Opening Hours
Monday - Thursday 10am - 6pm
Friday 12pm - 8pm
Saturday 10am - 1pm
Sunday 1pm - 4pm
Closed public holidays

Palmerston Recreation Centre
11 The Boulevard
Palmerston, NT, 0831

P 08 8935 9922
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Operating Hours
Monday - Friday 8am - 7pm