Executive Manager Community Services -Cape York

  • Victoria
  • Permanent
  • Tue Jun 16 02:38:33 2020
  • BBBH2439

The Client

This remote Aboriginal community in Far North Queensland is situated on the western Cape York Peninsula. Considered a peaceful community, the area has stunning beaches, camping and excellent fishing.

The Opportunity

A pivotal senior role reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, responsible for the management and compliance of a range of services that are delivered as community services or as enterprises that council operates, including but not limited to:

  • Aged and Disability Care Centre Services
  • Sport & Recreation services
  • Library & Centrelink
  • Post Office
  • Justice Centre
  • Community Events and Disaster Management

About You

To be considered for this important position you will have the following skills and experience.


  • Relevant Tertiary Community Services/Social Science/Management qualification or demonstrated experience in a similar role.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing service delivery in a local government or community setting.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing a Disability or Aged Care Service.
  • Demonstrated management experience in the development of strategic plans for the development of services to the community.
  • Ability to secure grants funding and work in a committed team environment with other executive managers to rollout programs.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and sensitively with Indigenous people.

For a confidential discussion and a copy of the application pack including the selection criteria you are welcome to call Sandy Evans in Cairns on (07) 4034 5000.

A generous salary package including fully furnished subsidised accommodation, mobile phone and vehicle for work use included.

About Us

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