Chief Executive Officer

Published on Monday, 9 January 2023 at 10:10:52 AM

Chief Executive Officer

The Shire of Boyup Brook is seeking a committed Local Government Senior Executive with proven leadership experience.


  • Escape to the country and the best of all worlds!
  • Achieve positive outcomes for the Shire
  • $131,423 to $206,141 total reward package plus Shire accommodation


The Shire of Boyup Brook is a friendly, safe, genuine country town with a small, connected community which fosters a strong sense of belonging. Comfortably situated with the magnificent South West on your doorstep and close to the conveniences of major centres Bunbury, Manjimup and Collie, Boyup Brook is located on the banks of the tranquil Blackwood River, 30 minutes from Greenbushes and less than three hours from Perth.

The Shire is currently looking for an experienced Local Government professional with a desire to integrate in the community, explore opportunities and achieve positive outcomes for the Shire.

This hands-on role will appeal to a candidate with commercial nous and an inclusive and resilient leadership style. The successful candidate must have strong interpersonal skills and be able to engage with Council, community and stakeholders. Proven background in project delivery, financial management and strategic planning will be well regarded as will prior experience within industries relevant to the Shire including health, recreation, agriculture or emergency management.

The total reward package range for this three-to-five-year contract is offered in accordance with SAT Band 4, being $131,423 to $206,141. This is an opportunity to make a lifestyle change and make a significant difference to the future of the Shire.

To apply please visit quoting reference 656047. Please submit a covering letter outlining your interest in the position and skills against the selection criteria within the Application Pack, together with a current resume.

Download an Application Pack by clicking or copying and pasting this link in your browser:

For initial enquiries, or for any assistance you may need in making your application, please contact Emily Bulloch for a confidential discussion on 0427 582 402 or

It is anticipated applications will close at 12pm AWST on Monday 30 January 2023.

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