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The Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council has just gone through some significant changes which has necessitated the implementation of a new organisational structure and is seeking to recruit 2 new Directors, who will drive change and provide strategic leadership and direction for their teams. These positions are responsible for managing a range of multi-disciplined units and ensuring that Council’s Strategic Plans and objectives are achieved. We are seeking to appoint suitably qualified and experienced Directors for the following positions:
• Director of Corporate Services - (includes a financial management focus)
• Director of Works Operations
To be successful in these roles applicants must have a ‘can-do’ attitude, a strong community focus, experience in senior management, leading organisational change, providing customer focused services and in delivering results. An attractive remuneration package circa $180,000.00 is being offered for each position.
Palm Island, also known as Great Palm Island, or by the Aboriginal name Bwgcolman, is a tropical island approx. 65 kilometres of the coast of Townsville, Queensland. Located within the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park, Palm Island is home to about 5,000 people and is the main island of the greater Palm Group, consisting of small bays, sandy beaches and steep forested mountains. The Palm Island Aboriginal Shire Council (PIASC) is the local government on Palm Island and is the primary employer for residents on the island.
Dedicated to promoting and encouraging a safe and healthy community, Council provides all normal local government services to the community, supports future economic opportunity whilst respecting and preserving the Aboriginal culture and traditions of the Great Palm Islands.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a unique Council and contribute to the future development and ongoing success of the area. If you are interested in applying, please obtain an information package from Council’s website www.palmcouncil.qld.gov.au .
Applications close on Monday 16 December 2019 at 5.00pm. Ross Higgins Acting Chief Executive Officer
Palm Island 4816