CEO Recruitment Process to Commence

Published on Wednesday, 8 February 2023 at 4:56:17 PM

The contract of employment for the Chief Executive Officer, Mr Tim Clynch, expires on 4 January 2024. 

As he has served in the position for a period of more than 10 years Council is required under the Local Government (Administration) Regulations to carry out a recruitment and selection process in accordance with these standards to select a person to be employed in the position of CEO after the expiry of the current contract of employment. The recruitment process is to be transparent, open and competitive. 

Mr Clynch is eligible to reapply for the position.

Council has formally resolved to commence the CEO recruitment process.  It has established a CEO Recruitment Committee made up of all councillors and one independent member and it has endorsed a scope to seek expressions of interest from HR consultants to assist the Committee with the recruitment process.

Expressions of interest are now being sought from members of our community to nominate for the position of independent person on the CEO Recruitment Committee.  The independent person cannot be a current councillor, human resources consultant, or staff member of any local government.

The closing date for nominations for the position of independent member closes at 5.00pm Monday 27 February 2023

The Nomination Form will need to be completed by applicants, addressing the following:

  • Background – skills and knowledge (describe how your background, skills and knowledge can assist the Committee)
  • Why you would like to be a member of the Committee?
  • Would you have any conflicts of interest if you became a member of the Committee?

The nomination form can be downloaded below;

PDF version

Word version

The nomination form must be completed and submitted in accordance with the directions contained within the form. Council will assess all nominations and select a person for this position.

Please note the independent member is an unpaid position.

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