Job Vacancies


Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council is seeking suitably qualified applicants for the below-listed positions:-

All applications close on Monday 29th April 2019.


Council is seeking an experienced CEO with strong leadership skills and knowledge of the requirements of running a local government authority. As the key executive, you will be responsible for leading and managing all strategic and operational aspects of Council activities.

To be successful in this role you will have a strong record of achievement at senior executive level. You will possess excellent communication skills and the ability to engage with stakeholders at all levels to negotiate and influence positive outcomes for the Council and community.

Application Kit & Position Description – CEO – Ref 20190411


Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council is calling for Expressions of Interest for an Audit Committee Independent Member and Independent Chair.

The Audit Committee meets 4-6 times per year and its role is to provide independent assurance and assistance to the Chief Executive Officer and Council on:

  • The risk, control and compliance frameworks.
  • Council’s external accountability responsibilities as prescribed in the Local Government Act 2009 and any regulations or standards made thereunder.

If you are interested in this position, please review the attached information and respond accordingly.

Independent Audit Committee member and Chair


Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council, on behalf of Wugu Nyambil Limited, are seeking Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified applicants for the position of General Manager.

Wugu Nyambil (Holding onto Work) is a recently established employment service based in Yarrabah. The crucial role of the General Manager will report to a Board of Directors and will be required to provide senior leadership support to the organisation, will have corporate governance responsibilities, manage financial processes, oversee HR duties, deal with key community stakeholders, develop strong business contacts, work with funding bodies and ensure performance and contractual management levels are operating at high standards.

Avertising process & Position Description – General Manager – Wugu Nyambil


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