Senior Executive Management Positions

Broken Hill City Council Full Time Permanent 2/02/2018
  • Two exciting career opportunities and pivotal leadership roles
  • Attractive Senior Staff performance-based contracts on offer

Often referred to as the Capital of the Outback, Broken Hill is the cultural heart of regional Australia and the Far West of NSW. Renowned for its mining industry, the region is also a centre for the arts, tourism and film.

Broken Hill is the economic centre of the Far West region with strong industry and business presence. The city is enjoying a resurgence in economic growth with major infrastructure capital works, renewable energy, mining and other large projects in excess of $1B either underway or in the planning stage. A city that opens its arms

to visitors, it is also a great place to live and raise a family with state-of-the art cultural, health, education, sporting and community centres and facilities.

Broken Hill City Council has embarked an on exciting new era of progression, development and change.

Council now has career defining opportunities for two experienced and highly motivated individuals to work with a progressive Council and a outcomes focused leadership team

Chief Operating Officer

Reporting to the General Manager as an integral member of the senior leadership team, you will have demonstrated:

  • A proven ability to lead and shape organisational culture to focus on continuous improvement, program delivery and customer service;
  • A successful track record of achievement at a senior level in achieving agreed outcomes;
  • A proven track record of high level program and project management through the implementation and delivery of major works programs;
  • Strong financial and commercial skills, including exceptional analytical skills and application of modern business planning principles and management of complex budgets;
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including stakeholder engagement, relationship building and report writing;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Civil Engineering (essential).


Chief Financial Officer

Reporting to the General Manager as an integral member of the senior leadership team, you will have demonstrated:

  • Your ability to successfully manage the finance function at both a strategic and operational level in a highly complex Council organisation or similar environment including all aspects of financial management, asset management, reporting, compliance and forward planning;
  • A detailed knowledge of the current financial sustainability issues and challenges facing local government and in particular councils in far western region NSW;
  • An ability to develop effective strategies, systems and processes designed to maximise Council’s ongoing long term financial sustainability;
  • An ability to work across all areas of Council’s operational areas and support Council programs and projects to achieve desired outcomes for the community;
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in finance and eligibility for CPA membership status are essential.

Ready for the challenge? These opportunities require individuals who are commercially astute, not afraid of hard work to progress their future career opportunities and are able to exceed expectations and above all, make it happen.

If you are ready to be a part of the Be Real future at Broken Hill then please download the information packs, which include relevant information about the roles, the position descriptions and selection criteria for both positions at

Applications, including a covering letter, your up-to-date CV and addressing the essential selection criteria should be lodged online at

For more information please contact Mark Anderson on 0418 864 866 during business hours.

Applications close 5pm Monday, 26 February 2018.