Manager of Tourism & Development – Bourke Shire


Bourke Shire Council, which is responsible for managing one of the largest local government areas in Australia, is seeking the services of highly motivated, enthusiastic and proactive professional to manage Tourism and Development in the Bourke Shire Council area. Whilst Tourism and Development will be the primary focus of the role, the position will provide the opportunity to undertake a diverse range of other duties within Councils sphere of operation.

The position is grade 7 within Council’s Salary Structure, with a salary range of $93,704 to $112,476 pa subject to qualifications and skills. In addition to the salary component, Council will pay compulsory superannuation of 9.5% and a motor vehicle will be supplied with private use being available in accordance with Council’s Policy. A Council residence may be available for rental to the successful applicant.

Manager Tourism and Development:

This Manager is responsible to the General Manager for service delivery relevant to the development and enhancement of Tourism and the economic and social well being of the residents within the Bourke Shire Council area. They are also responsible for the promotion of the benefits of increased investment, utilising the natural and man-made resources of the Shire, to the community generally, and developers specifically.

The ideal applicant will have outstanding and relevant management experience; will be a team player willing to actively participate in the development of the community, in conjunction with the Council, other staff and the community; and will possess outstanding interpersonal skills.

The successful applicant will be rewarded by joining a dynamic team and community and will experience a friendly and relaxed outback lifestyle.

An information package for this position can be obtained by contacting Leanne Davis, HR Officer on 02) 6830 8000 and by e-mailing [email protected] or by visiting Council’s website at

Applicants are required to address both the Essential and Desirable Criteria listed in the Position Description and follow the Guidelines for job applicants Applications should be in writing, marked “Confidential” and addressed to the General Manager, outlining suitability for the position relevant to the selection criteria.

Applications addressed to the General Manager, marked “Confidential” will be received by Council prior to 4:00 pm Friday 2ND June 2017.

Ross Earl
General Manager
PO Box 21

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