Director People & Services

Job No: LCCNSW3434
Location: Lithgow

Lithgow City Council has an exciting opportunity for a Director People & Services to join their team in Lithgow, NSW.

The Director People and Services is responsible for the overall strategic management of all aspects of Council’s People and Services Division in accordance with Council Strategic, Management, Corporate and Business Plans within legislative and budgetary requirements.  Outcomes in all responsible areas must be underpinned by the principles of sustainability and Lithgow’s position as “A Centre of Regional excellence that:

  • Encourages community growth and development
  • Contributes to the efficient and effective management of the environment, community and economy for present and future generations.”

In addition to being responsible for the completion of special projects identified by the General Manager, the Director People and Services is responsible for the management of Council’s Internal Services Section, Communication & Organisational Performance, and Council’s External not for profit services which includes:

  • Risk
  • Payroll
  • Human Resources
  • Injury Management
  • WH&S
  • Integrated Planning & reporting (IP&R)
  • Communication
  • Corporate& Community Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Library Services
  • Cultural Services
  • Aquatic Centre/Leisure Centre, Museum
  • Other duties from time to time as requested by the General Manager


This role requires that the successful applicant hold a current C Class Drivers Licence.

For position description and selection criteria, Click Here


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.

In return for your hard work and dedication, Lithgow City Council is offering a Salary commencing at SES Level 1 (Senior Staff Fixed Term 5 Year Contract).

A leaseback vehicle may be available with this position in accordance with Councils leaseback policy or a vehicle under a novated lease.

In addition, you'll enjoy working within a friendly and supportive environment where your hard work will genuinely be appreciated.

If you're looking to join a dedicated team committed to making a real difference - APPLY NOW!

Applications close at 4pm on Monday 27 August 2018

*To be considered for this position you MUST address the Criteria. Applications that do not address the criteria will be automatically ineligible.*

           *Council Employees who contact/canvass elected Councillors regarding vacant roles will automatically be disqualified from eligibility for those vacant roles.*


About the Organisation and Area

Lithgow is located on the western edge of the majestic Blue Mountains, and is a Sydney metro satellite. Lithgow offers a truly unique lifestyle and is at the start of an exciting transitional period to harmonise its urban, industrial, and rural qualities that are unmatched.

Lithgow is a city looking to the future to pursue its vision of sustainable economic development and community harmony.

Lithgow City Council is a member of WSROC.

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