Job Description


  • Do you have experience as a Chief Executive or a senior manager providing executive and governance support in the local government sector?
  • Would you enjoy building and maintaining relationships with people within the community, in Government agencies and within the business sector and would the prospect of developing the local economy in conjunction with Council and stakeholders excite you?
  • Does the prospect of living and working with community members in a friendly, progressive and sustainability focused rural town in the Great Southern region of Western Australia interest you?
  • Can you demonstrate strong team building and change management skills?If you have answered ‘Yes’ to all of these questions, then Council is keen for you to consider applying for the role of Chief Executive Officer at the Shire of Wagin.The position is offered under a performance based contract of up to five years. An attractive remuneration package is offered and is to be set in accordance with the Salaries and Allowances Tribunal Band 4, negotiable from $128,226 to $200,192 per annum.

    An Application Package along with the Position Description can be obtained by scanning the below QR Code.

    Applications which take account of the position’s selection criteria, as outlined in the information package, are 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 Wagin’ by 6.00 pm (Western Standard Time), 18 October 2020.

    Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain a National Police Clearance, provide evidence of all claimed qualifications and undertake a medical assessment prior to appointment.