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The Local Government Association of Tasmania (LGAT) is the voice of Local Government to other governments, interested stakeholders and the wider community. 

LGAT works to protect the interests and rights of councils, to promote the efficient operation of Local Government and to foster strategic and beneficial relationships. 

You can help us to assist councils in serving their local communities.  For more information about the LGAT, click here


Current Vacancies

Chief Executive Officer, Local Government Association of Tasmania
  • High Profile Industry leader
  • Strong Influence in shaping Local Government
  • Strategy and Policy Focus

Following the recent departure of a long-standing and well respected CEO, the General Management Committee of the LGAT are looking to appoint a new leader to take the Association into the future.  You will be focussed on representing and protecting the interests, rights and privileges of members of LGAT. A strong relationship builder, you will foster and promote relationships between Local Government in Tasmania, State and Federal Government and Senior Agency Officials. Your ability to understand policy and communicate its impact across the sector will be critical to your success in the position.

Leading a small but committed team of 11, you will have a track record in coaching and developing staff to the next stage of their career. You will be a strong financial manager and have the ability to develop long term strategic plans which reflect the desired destination of the Committee. A strong understanding of the Tasmanian Local and State Government framework and your ability to build great trusted relationships across the sector will be the key to your success in this position.

The recruitment process for this role is being managed by McArthur. 

For a position description or to apply, go to, referencing 129549 in the job search bar and click “Request Position Description”.

For more information or for a confidential conversation please contact Nick Kelly on (03) 9828 6562.

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