Place Manager Mullewa (Ref: 501)

Employment Details
Closing Date: 17-Oct-2019 04:00 PM

In the heart of wildflower country, Mullewa is a quiet, tidy, rural township with a population of 700 people just 99km from Geraldton, a thriving regional city at the heart of Australia’s Coral Coast. Mullewa offers a small range of services and activities with a focus on community. Recognised as one of WA’s key wildflower centres to visit, Mullewa’s natural beauty is plentiful. The Mullewa District Office, as a branch of the City of Greater Geraldton, provides a wide range of administrative and community and cultural development services to the town. You can be part of working with us to deliver the best for our community and this region.

The City of Greater Geraldton actively welcomes, includes and values the unique contributions of all people in its workplace. The City welcomes applications from all age groups, people with a disability, and those from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer with strong commitment to fitness for work and safety in the workplace.

About the position:

An innovator with a passion for community is required for the position of Place Manager Mullewa, a small rural community located just 99km from Geraldton. The City is seeking a creative and strategic thinker with outstanding negotiation and influencing skills who can foster relationships with stakeholders to deliver great local outcomes. Ideally you will be experienced in community capacity building and implementing place based approaches in communities. Awareness of the challenges of small and isolated communities such as Mullewa will be an advantage in hitting the ground running in this role that provides the incumbent the opportunity to lead a team that makes a real and lasting difference.

Key accountabilities:

The position is required to liaise regularly with key internal and external stakeholders, supervise a small team of staff, manage budgets, undertake reporting requirements and identify and action local initiatives, including grant seeking.

For further information view the position description: Place Manager Mullewa

To gain a better understanding of the role, please call Fiona Norling, Manager Community & Cultural Development on 08 9956 6672.

Position requirements:

The successful applicant will possess qualifications and experience in a relevant field such as community development, place management, urban or social planning and be an excellent communicator. The ability to deliver a wide range of projects simultaneously as part of a team whilst managing day to day operations is a key requirement of the position.

Completion of a pre-employment medical including alcohol and other substances testing is required of all positions at the City.

Remuneration and benefits:

A salary starting from $104,304 per annum or $52.7854 per hour will be offered dependent on knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications.

Some of the additional benefits of working for the City include:

  • Up to 18.5% Superannuation 
  • 27 Annual Leave days per annum
  • Health & Wellbeing Program
  • Career opportunities
  • Study Assistance
  • Free parking

Interested in applying?

To be considered for this vacancy, you must include the following documents in your application:

  1. A completed Application Form (to enable the E-Form, save the document to your computer desktop)
  2. A current resume
  3. A document addressing each of the selection criteria outlined in the roles position description (please refer to Information for Applicants for further details)

Applications should be emailed to the Chief Executive Officer at or sent to: City of Greater Geraldton, PO Box 101, Geraldton WA 6531 by 4pm, Thursday 17 October 2019.


Ross McKim


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