Deputy CEO - Burke Shire Council
About the Opportunity Burke Shire Council has a unique opportunity for a full time Deputy CEO to join a professional, multi-disciplinary team based in Burketown. This is an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, driven and hands-on candidate who wants to enhance their career at one of Queensland's most remote Local Governments. About the Benefits If you are looking for a change of lifestyle, a new adventure, or to take the next step in your career, this is the role for you.
You'll get the chance to see and experience more of the world-famous Gulf of Carpentaria region than most people ever will - and get paid to do it You will be rewarded with an attractive salary package circa $125,000 - $135,000 plus : Up to 12% super; Fully furnished accommodation including electricity and internet; 5 weeks' annual leave; Relocation assistance and Strong support for career advancement including professional development opportunities, conference attendance and professional membership . About Burke Shire Burke Shire sits in remote Far North Queensland, 400km north of Mount Isa, leaning against the Northern Territory border on the Gulf of Carpentaria. This remote and unique Shire, with a permanent population of 350 people has two main townships, Burketown and Gregory.
Burke Shire is an area of strong natural and cultural heritage. The Shire is home to Boodjamulla National Park and the World Heritage Site Riversleigh fossil fields as well as to some of Australia's most spectacular natural resources including world class Barramundi fishing, an abundance of bird life and (well fed) crocodiles. From Winter to Spring, a rare meteorological phenomenon known as Morning Glory can be observed in the skies above Burke Shire, as long, tubular clouds stretch up to 1000km in length.
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