Manager Administration

  • Full Time

Website Shire of Derby/West Kimberley

About this Job

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley services the towns of Derby, Fitzroy Crossing and Camballin and 54 Aboriginal Communities throughout the Shire. You are sure to enjoy the Derby/Fitzroy Crossing lifestyle with a variety of leisure activities including superb fishing, boating, sightseeing, community events, sports as well as the colourful townspeople known for their laid back and welcoming attitude.

We are fortunate to have some truly stunning and untouched wilderness areas like the famed Buccaneer Archipelago, Gibb River Road, Fitzroy River and Geikie Gorge on our door step.  If you’re keen to experience the wonders of the wet season and grow your knowledge of our indigenous culture then apply now.

 Job Description

The Shire of Derby/West Kimberley invites applications for the role of Manager Administration within our Corporate Services team. This contract position offers an exciting opportunity to assume a pivotal role in the efficient administration management of our organisation. The successful candidate will be tasked with overseeing and coordinating various administrative and customer service functions to ensure seamless day-to-day operations. Key responsibilities encompass the development and implementation of administrative policies, thorough record-keeping, budgetary oversight, and collaboration with other departments to fulfil administrative requirements.

The ideal candidate will demonstrate exemplary leadership qualities, a keen eye for detail, and a proven ability to thrive in high-pressure environments. If you are a proactive professional with a passion for driving effective administration, we encourage you to apply for this rewarding opportunity.

Please note that this position is based in Derby and offers an attractive 3-year contract. Base salary range is from $115,00 – $135,000 plus generous allowances (up to $28,855), housing, relocation and 6 weeks annual leave. Join us in shaping the future of our community through impactful administration at the Shire of Derby/West Kimberley!

 Desired Skills and Experience

1.    Qualifications or relevant senior experience in management in the Local Government sector or similar discipline;
2.    Exceptional interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively monitor own workload to ensure competing priorities are balanced and delivered within tight timeframes;
3.    Proven skills in contract management;
4.    Sound knowledge of Local Government Act 1995 and Regulations, legislative compliance and local government policies and procedures
5.    Demonstrated ability and experience to coordinate the provision of quality customer service including working with the community.
1.    Knowledge of IT Vision SynergySoft system.

•    To apply submit a cover letter addressing the selection criteria (listed above) and a current resume with two relevant professional references.
•    Applicants will be reviewed upon submission of application.
•    For further information or a copy of the Position Description please reach out to Tamara Clarkson – Deputy Chief Executive Officer or 0409 444 425 .

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