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Governance Coordinator

Ongoing Part or Full-time Role (19-38 hrs per week). Flexible Working Conditions

  • Job Type Permanent
  • Career Level Mid-career
  • Job Status Full-Time
  • Salary $83,210 to $88,477 (full-time rate)

Established in 1839, the Town of Gawler is one of South Australia’s most significant historic towns and fastest growing peri-urban region.
The Town of Gawler is seeking to employ a suitably qualified and self-motivated person to join the Finance & Corporate Services Division.

We are seeking a person with skills and experience to review and understand legislation, regulations, policies and procedures. You may have a legal mind, or clear skills in this regard to work in the governance realm of Council’s administrative functions. Administrative skills are also a key part of the position with ability to work on multiple electronic platforms expected.
If you are keen to take on a new professional challenge, the Town of Gawler provides excellent working conditions and benefits to support its employees that will bring you reward, recognition and job satisfaction.

Reporting to the Manager Finance & Corporate Services, the Governance Coordinator will coordinate and oversee Council’s corporate governance responsibilities.
Key responsibilities of this position include:
• Developing and reviewing Governance related policies, and coordinating the periodic review of all Council policies
• Providing advice to the CEO and Mayor on related matters
• Interpretation of various legislation as it relates to Local Government
• Maintenance of various Governance related registers
• Coordinating Council’s program of legislative compliance and statutory obligations
• Coordinating the timely creation of Council / Committee agendas and minutes
• Implementation and maintenance of appropriate systems of corporate governance

Experience in using ‘InfoCouncil’ business papers software is desirable but not essential to the role. Attendance at out-of-hours meetings, including but not limited to monthly Council meetings, is a requirement of the role.

Applications must address the Essential Criteria, Personal Skills, Knowledge and Experience in the Position Description that can be downloaded below.
If you would like to know more contact Paul Horwood, Manager - Finance & Corporate Services on (08) 8522 9283.

All applications must be addressed to the Manager – Finance & Corporate Services and be submitted via email only to: Council is an equal opportunity employer with a smoke, drug and alcohol free work environment. General enquires can be made to the Team Leader Organisational Development Sue Tobin on (08) 8522 9291.

Applications close 5pm Monday 22 January 2018

All applications must address the Essential Criteria, Personal Skills, Knowledge and Experience in the Position Description that can be downloaded below and send to the Manager – Finance & Corporate Services via email only to: