Director Corporate Services

Employment Details
Date Added: 16-Nov-2022
Closing Date: 30-Nov-2022 09:00 AM

Director Corporate Services

Residential – Derby | Full-Time, 5-year Maximum Term


What’s on Offer?

  • Kimberley adventure and lifestyle
  • Attractive Isolation Allowance
  • Housing or Rental Allowance
  • Relocation expenses
  • Yearly Utility and Travel Allowances
  • Communications allowance
  • 6 weeks Annual Leave
  • Up to 17.5% superannuation
  • Professional development
  • Health & Wellness Program (Employee Assistance Program etc.)


Salary package:

$140,000pa  to  $180,000pa  (plus  allowances  and  a  generous  superannuation)  depending  on qualifications and experience


 What an exciting time to join the Shire of Derby West Kimberley team. We are on an exciting journey with a number of key projects and exciting developments occurring over the next few years.  We are looking to appoint a strategic and visionary applicant with a make-it-happen approach.

About the Position:

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is seeking an enthusiastic Director Corporate Services to provide strategic advice and people leadership in the delivery of internal services contributing to the Shire’s strategic objectives and key community outcomes.  This position reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer and works closely with Council and other internal and external stakeholders.

The Director Corporate Services will play a key role in the executive leadership team, guiding and implementing the strategic direction for the organisation.

Our ideal candidate will lead a multidisciplinary team and bring a planned and structured approach to the management of the Shire’s Corporate Services Directorate including finance, governance, information technology, record keeping and customer service.

You will be a seasoned professional, with experience of having provided strategic advice at executive level within Local Government in Australia, and preferably hold a CA, CPA or equivalent tertiary qualification, with substantial and effective people management experience. Your demonstrated experience in enabling contemporary finance and governance practices will set you up for success.

If you are a values-led, resilient people leader with an agile approach, then we would like to hear from you.

For further information regarding this exciting opportunity, please contact Amanda Dexter, CEO, Shire of Derby/West Kimberley on 0429 911 433.


Submitting your Application: 

  • Apply online via the ‘apply online for this job’ link below
  • Or request an application pack from the Shire office and submit in person
  • To download an information pack, click here

Applicants must address the selection criteria in the position description to be eligible for this position.

Applications close : 9.00 AM AWST Wednesday 30th, November 2022.


Please note: Shortlisting may commence immediately.

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley encompasses the towns of Derby, Fitzroy Crossing and Camballin.  Our employees enjoy a relaxed lifestyle in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. The Kimberley is one of Australians very special regions, set amongst the backdrop of world renowned Geikie Gorge, Windjana Gorge, Tunnel Creek National Parks and the Wunaamin Miliwundi Ranges the Kimberley is home to the world’s last wilderness frontiers.  Home to prolific wildlife, majestic canyons, freshwater swimming holes and the biggest barramundi in the world!


The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley is committed to diversity and strongly encourages candidates from different cultural, gender and age backgrounds to apply.

Please Note: Canvassing of Councillors or Shire Employees will disqualify. The successful applicant is required to obtain relevant police checks and to provide evidence of all claimed qualifications prior to commencing employment.

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