Principal - Regulatory Compliance and Corporate Assets

Job Description

Principal – Regulatory Compliance and Corporate Assets

Tenure: Permanent Full Time 

Circa $125,000 Total Remuneration Package 



Banana Shire is situated in Central Queensland, which is located 120 km west of the growing industrial city and port of Gladstone and 150 kms from Rockhampton. Our population is approximately 15,000 people spread over 28,577 square kilometres.


The Opportunity


Council has a unique opportunity for a suitably experienced and motivated individual to lead the Rural Services, Compliance, Building Services and Land and Lease Management teams.  This diverse role will provide you with a chance to further develop your skills in the management of statutory compliance, property management and cultural heritage. 

Day to day, you will

Coordinate, lead and maximise the performance of your teams
Oversee the provision of accurate and timely dissemination of information and technical advice from your teams
Authorise the issue of statutory notices
Assist your teams to implement change enablement processes
Cultivate strong team relationships
Manage staff, internal as well as sub-contractor staff as required

About the Person 


You will have a proven experience in managing diverse teams with different needs and focuses and your business knowledge is enhanced by your excellent teamwork focus together with your mentorship and communication skills.

You will likely hold tertiary level qualifications in either Regulatory Compliance or Investigation, Property Management or Public Administration. You will have experience leading, supervising and mentoring in Local Government organisations or similar organisations and will understand the importance of developing excellent working relationships with all. 

To be successful in the role, ideally you will have the following skills and experience:

Highly developed project management skills
Highly developed regulatory compliance or investigation skills
Highly developed property management skills
Extensive experience in public administration.
This is a diverse and unique role and Council is keen to consider all applicants who have experience in any one of the abovementioned fields.

In return - we can offer


Access to flexible working arrangements and generous leave provisions;
Opportunities to lead and support a diverse range of teams;
A position which supports and recognises competent leadership.

Eligibility requirements

To be considered for this role you must possess or be able to demonstrate the following:

Tertiary qualification in a relevant field, or relevant equivalent experience
Queensland C class drivers licence
Leadership and mentoring skills
Excellent interpersonal skills 
Sound understanding of and proven ability to analyse and interpret legislation
Proven ability to motivate teams to meet goals and deadlines
The right to work in Australia

To apply:


Banana Shire Council applies a merit-based recruitment process.

Step 1

To be considered for this position and to enable initial assessment of your Application, you are required to submit:

Cover letter (Maximum of 2 pages) –addressing how you meet the specific “abilities, skills and knowledge required” referenced on page 2 of the Position Description, and;
Your current Resume (which is to include your relevant qualifications and experience aligned to this particular position.).

Please submit your application to:


Your completed Application will be assessed by our Council’s Assessment Panel and you will be advised of the outcome.