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Chief Executive Officer

Chief Executive Officer

Gladstone Regional Council

  • Highly visible role in a region of many choices
  • Use your well-honed commercial and strategic skills to future proof Council
  • Significant sized operating budget and staff numbers

Closing Date: 6th March 2017

The Gladstone Region is located in Central Queensland, approximately 550 kilometres north of Brisbane and covers an area of 10,500 square kilometres. With two of the world’s largest alumina refineries, Queensland’s largest multi commodity port and a number of other major industrial giants sited locally, the Gladstone region is known for its employment opportunities and skilled workforce.

The Gladstone State Development Area continues to attract large industry to the region, including the fledgling Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) industry. Well developed infrastructure and services, including a regional airport, continues to support the localised identity of the communities across the region, providing choice in lifestyle.

The Gladstone Regional Council was formed in March 2008 and includes the former Calliope Shire Council, Gladstone City Council, Miriam Vale Shire Council and Gladstone Calliope Aerodrome Board.

Council comprises of a Mayor and eight councillors. They have a $171.8 million operating budget and over 650 staff.

They are now seeking an experienced and dynamic CEO to be the primary advisor to Council and strategically lead and manage the corporate obligations and operations of Council. The CEO will have primary authority and accountability for maintaining an appropriate executive management team, establishing structure, systems, human resources, finances, assets and service management of Council.

The CEO will act as the primary link between councillors and the organisation and is responsible for providing assistance to councillors in developing policy. Other responsibilities include communicating and promoting Council’s policies to the community it serves as well as actively pursuing economic development opportunities for the region.

We are seeking a commercial and business orientated CEO who ideally has experience in local government and understands the drivers of running a successful Council operation. In return, you will be rewarded by working in a challenging environment in a “region of choice” which offers a variety of activities in a hinterland and coastal environments.

For further information, candidate briefing document and how to apply, please go to
For a confidential discussion, please contact Celia Jones on 3000 2174.

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