Vacancy Details

Director Community Development

Salary negotiable - Senior Officer Contract

  • Broad focussed executive position
  • Drive outcomes for an engaged community
  • Lead a high-performing team

Wodonga Council is seeking a Director Community Development to be a key member of council’s executive team and to continue to progress our thriving community. We are looking for an enthusiastic professional who is a strategic thinker, outcome driven, with the ability to inspire, lead and manage people. 

Wodonga is one of the fastest-growing regional cities in Victoria. Combined with Albury, Wodonga is recognised as Australia’s 19th largest city.  Being strategically placed between Melbourne and Sydney we experience the most significant economy in North East Victoria.

The Director Community Development will play an integral role in fostering the culture of Wodonga Council as well as providing innovative solutions for our community.

This comprehensive and critical position will give you the opportunity to be involved in key initiatives including Council Plan and Business Plan development; community planning and development; community infrastructure planning and development; financial and budget planning; and policy development. The role will provide strategic direction and leadership to high-performing units including  Early Years and Family Services; Cultural Services and Tourism; Sport and Recreation and Community Planning and Wellbeing

As Director Community Development, you will join a cohesive and effective executive team that strives to enable our staff and community to reach its vision and potential.

On a personal level, you will be an exceptional communicator who is able to build rapport and relationships quickly. Your alignment to our values will ensure that you build the trust and respect of your colleagues and staff and that your natural leadership style will inspire those around you.

The city of Wodonga is not only a great lifestyle destination but is currently undergoing significant transformation making the Wodonga community an exciting regional destination to be part of.

For a confidential discussion please call Mark Dixon, Chief Executive Officer on 02 60229300. 

Applicants will be required to attach a document addressing each of the key selection criteria (100-250 words each), a resume and a brief cover letter. 

Support on how to address selection criteria can be found here; applications not addressing selection criteria will not be considered.

Closing Date: May 3, 2020