Manager Operations - CGSC

Job Title: Manager Operations - CGSC
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Maryborough, Victoria
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JO-2009-101313_1599784690
Contact Name: Paris Plompen
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 11, 2020 10:38

Job Description

  • Provide exceptional outcomes to the community
  • Focus on innovative ways to deliver services and programs
  • A great place to live, work and explore

Central Goldfields Shire Council is situated right in the geographical centre of the state of Victoria within one hour's drive of the regional centres of Ballarat and Bendigo and just two hours from Melbourne. With a rich history and wonderful community feel, it boasts a vibrant and diverse culture with the benefits of a regional lifestyle. Steeped in goldmining history and nestled amongst a scenic state forest, the region is a popular and picturesque place and home to some of the finest recreation and sporting facilities in regional Victoria.

Having emerged from a period of restructure under administrators and with a new contemporary CEO at the helm, Central Goldfields Shire Council is set to become the next progressive, innovative "vibrant, thriving, inclusive" council in regional Victoria.

Committed to achieving the best outcomes for their local community, Central Goldfields Shire Council are seeking passionate, innovative and community minded leaders who want to make a difference to residents and the region whist balancing their lifestyle and career.

As a key member member of Councils management team, the Manager Operations will be expected to exude the exemplary leadership attributes that exist already in the team and that model collaboration, commitment to excellence and innovative thinking.

Reporting to the General Manager - Infrastructure, Assets and Planning, the Manager Operations will develop, maintain and coordinate effective delivery of operational services for Central Goldfields Shire Council, including maintaining and improving Council's parks and gardens, buildings and street furniture including cleaning of buildings facilities such as public toilets, and maintaining and improving roads, footpaths drains and bridges. Furthermore, the Manager Operations will work collaboratively with all areas of Council, Councillors, community members, relevant external agencies and government departments and will contribute to the long term strategic and financial direction of Council.

To be considered for this exciting opportunity Central Goldfields Shire Council are seeking a highly motivated and innovative leader who has experience leading operational teams in a service delivery environment. You will drive a high performance culture within your teams, which include blue collar professionals. You will continue the good work already in place around identifying efficiency opportunities and maintain strong reporting standards around KPI's including incident response, safety and budget to name a few. You possess an engaging interpersonal style, the ability to build strong rapport and a commitment to building relationships, as you will be leading relationships with various stakeholders including contractors, government agencies and the community.

Located in a stunning part of regional Victoria with an enviable lifestyle, Central Goldfields Shire Council is a place where you can truly progress your career and enjoy the best of what the region has to offer.

Central Goldfields Shire Council recognises that the strength of its workforce is enhanced by the diversity of its people and, as such, is open to considering flexible working arrangements.

For further information on the Central Goldfields Shire Council and to obtain a copy of the position description, please go to:

For further information, not covered in the microsite, please call Melanie Pecanek on 0408 898 734.