Closing Date: 25/04/2025
Job Type: Temporary
Location: Administration Office
Job Category: Community Services and Development
The Shire of Broome is looking to recruit a suitable candidate to the position of Director Development Services. This is an ideal opportunity to live in one of the most spectacular places in Australia, with magnificent beaches and a natural environment that boasts desirable lifestyles, active and dynamic cultural, social, and sporting scenes, with all the features and benefits of a small city. To get a small taste of Broome, check out these short videos:
As an integral member of the Executive Management Group (EMG) the Director Development Services will be key to the successfully implementation of Council’s strategic plan for Development Services in the Shire of Broome. This will be achieved through the effective management and delivery of services and education to the community regarding Planning, Building, Environmental Health Emergency and Ranger Services
We are looking for an experienced leader with solid knowledge of Planning, Building, Environmental Health Emergency and Ranger Services within the Local Government Sector. With well developed managerial, planning, organisational and communication skills, you will be well placed to lead innovatively and through effective human and financial resources in a results-oriented environment.
What the Shire of Broome Offers:
The Shire of Broome offers attractive remuneration including superannuation benefits, professional development, and salary sacrifice options. The successful applicant will receive the following:
Key Selection Criteria
Job Applications are to be submitted through Shire’s website at: https://www.broome.wa.gov.au/Council/Join-the-Shire-of-Broome-Team/Career-Opportunities
The Shire of Broome is one of the four local government areas in the Kimberley region of northern Western Australia, covering an area of 55,796 square kilometres (21,543 sq mi), most of which is sparsely populated. The Shire's estimated population as at the 2016 census was 16,222 most of whom reside in the town of Broome. Many Aboriginal communities are within the Shire, notably Beagle Bay and Bardi (One Arm Point).
The Shire of Broome includes the Rowley Shoals 260 km (162 mi) to the west.