First listed on: 25 May 2019

Governance Officer

What you need to know...

  • permanent full time - 70 hours per fortnight
  • salary - $69,922 - $83,383 per annum, plus superannuation
  • a 9 day fortnight
  • location - Grafton
  • the opportunity to accrue time in lieu
  • the opportunity to 'purchase' leave

About the role

We’re looking for a candidate with a keen eye for detail that can be applied to the governance activities of Council ensuring our compliance under a number of legislative frameworks. Ability to collaborate across the organisation to ensure deadlines are met is critical as is an interest in improving quality and timeliness of processes and services.

Experience in local government will be of value to the successful candidate to meet the challenges associated with delivering services in an ever-changing and complex landscape. If you are ready to make a real impact, meet customer and community expectations and create a legacy of achievement, we’d like to hear from you. 

Download the position description here.


Laura Black, Director (Corporate & Governance) on (02) 6643 0200.

Closing date

Sunday, 16 June 2019 at 11.30 pm (NSW time)

Other important information 

This position is located at Council's Grafton office, however, this may change should business needs identify other work locations to be more appropriate to deliver our services in the future.

A probation period applies to this position.

How to apply:

  • All applications must be lodged online via Council's website
  • Applications received via Seek's "Apply for this job" function will not be considered.
  • Once you start your online application you cannot save and return later. 
  • You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document, and then copy and paste into the fields below.
  • Attachments such as certificates and licences must be combined into one document before you attach them to your application.
  • You must use your own email address and not one used previously by another person that has applied for a position with Council.
  • For further information about the selection process including tips on how to address the selection criteria please refer to the Careers page on the Clarence Valley Council website. 

For this application you will be required to supply a resume and relevant certificates and licences.

Council is an EEO employer and indigenous people are encouraged to apply.

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