First listed on: 01 December 2017

Chief Executive Officer

The Shire of Capel is seeking a strategically focused leader who understands the needs of the community and to lead and communicate a strong vision for the future. The Shire’s Chief Executive Officer is retiring after being an important part of the growth of the Shire, and Council now seeks to appoint a successor who can not only build on past success but also work with Council and the community on its future strategic direction.

Applications are sought from candidates who can demonstrate a strong mix of governance, financial management, communication and risk management skills, and who have a track record of working with business and commerce stakeholders to enable sustainable and mutually beneficial growth and development.

If you are ready to experience Capel as the leader of the Shire’s employees and the services that they deliver, and to be an important part of our community, then Council would encourage you to consider applying for the role of Chief Executive Officer.

The position is offered through a performance based contract of up to five years. An attractive total reward package is negotiable in accordance with the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal Band 3 ranging from $156,356 - 256,711 per annum.

An information package can be obtained via the Shire of Capel website Further information about the position is available by contacting John Phillips (‘John Phillips Consulting’) on (08) 9574 2974 or 0417 937 784.

Applications which take account of the experience and qualifications criteria contained in the position description, is to be sent to: or mailed to John Phillips, 'John Phillips Consulting', PO Box 1513, TOODYAY WA 6566 and marked 'Private & Confidential - CEO Shire of Capel' by 6:00pm (Western Standard Time), Friday 22 December 2017.



As an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, the Shire of Capel encourages applications from individuals of diverse backgrounds to apply, to join us in servicing our community
The Shire of Capel is located in the South West, halfway between Bunbury and Busselton with 29km of pristine beaches and acres of Tuart Forest National Park, is one of the fastest growing coastal shires in Australia.

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