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The City of Cockburn is seeking a dynamic and strategic Local Government executive
  • Strong leadership and alignment to Council-led planning
  • Strategic planning and delivery for this vibrant city
  • Five-year contract, salary $256,634 to $390,810
Cockburn is a growing and vibrant community of over 120,000 residents in the southern suburbs of Perth, on Whadjuk Nyungar country. Encompassing everything from wetlands to waves to theme parks and world-class recreation facilities, it is an epicentre of innovation and enterprise for industry and a major contributor of economic activity and employment in the State.
This is an opportunity to lead and contribute to the progress of the City and help realise the Council’s vision to make Cockburn the best place to be. If you have the desire and impetus to streamline and steer the City of Cockburn through the next stage of its community, economic and sustainable journey, this could be the role for you.
The City is looking for a strategic leader with a proven track record in a senior executive position in a Local Government environment to:
  • Lead a multi-disciplinary team in the strategic delivery of the Strategic Community and Corporate Business Plans;
  • Ensure exemplary management of the City’s physical, financial, digital and human resources;
  • Provide professional, high-level program and policy advice and support to the Council; and
  • Create and maintain effective relationships with Elected Members and diverse stakeholders.
An attractive remuneration package, in accordance with the Band 1 role of $256,634 to $390,810 per annum will be offered to the successful candidate, in a five-year contract.
To apply, click the ‘Apply Now’ button or visit quoting Job Reference 648815. To best showcase your suitability for this role, please submit a covering letter outlining your interest in the position and skills against the selection criteria within the Application Pack, together with a current resumĂ©. For a confidential discussion please contact Emily Bulloch on 08 9323 8801 or [email protected].

Download an Application Pack by clicking or copying and pasting this link in your browser:

Applications will close at 12pm AWST on Friday 13 January 2023.

Any canvassing of Elected Members will automatically disqualify a candidate.

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Whadjuk Boodja
9 Coleville Crescent,
Spearwood 6163

PO Box 1215, Bibra Lake DC,
Western Australia, 6965

Office opening hours:
8.30am to 4.30pm
Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays)

Language Support

Cockburn Nyungar moort Beeliar boodja-k kaadadjiny. Koora, yeyi, benang baalap nidja boodja-k kaaradjiny.
Ngalak kaadatj dayin boodja, kep wer malayin. Ngalak kaadatj koora koora wer yeyi ngalang birdiya.

City of Cockburn acknowledges the Nyungar people of Beeliar boodja. Long ago, now and in the future they care for country.
We acknowledge a continuing connection to land, waters and culture and pay our respects to the Elders, past, present and emerging.