Senior Governance And Risk Officer

Bellingen Shire Council Full Time Permanent 9/09/2022

Bellingen Shire is located on the Mid North Coast of NSW halfway between Sydney and Brisbane and just south of Coffs Harbour. The LGA covers an area of 1,605sq kms with a coastline of approximately 13km. State forests and National Parks cover 53% of the rural area. The temperate climate and natural beauty of the environment have contributed much to the region’s character and relaxed coastal lifestyle, which is highly regarded by both residents and visitors to the Shire. We are the gateway to the Dorrigo National Park and we are committed to being Connected, Sustainable and Creative.

  • Exciting key governance role
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Idyllic Lifestyle and Career opportunity

We have a great opportunity in the Governance and Risk field and are looking for a keen and motivated team player. You will oversee the governance function and be the subject matter expert for Council by implementing and maintaining corporate governance systems together with the development, management and maintenance of Council’s risk management framework.

If you like a busy work environment with the breadth and autonomy to make a difference, then we would love to hear from you.

Please download the information pack from our website, which includes relevant information about the role, the position description and selection criteria at

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

All applicants must address the selection criteria to be considered.

For more information, please contact Peter Evans, Senior Consultant Local Government Management Solutions on 0414 193 770.

Applications close at 5pm, Tuesday 4 October 2022.