General Manager Community & Catchment Services - Corangamite CMA - GovernmentCareer - State

First listed on: 12 April 2019


General Manager, Community & Catchment Services

“Healthy and productive lands and waters cared for by thriving communities”

  • Strategic leadership opportunity to support continuous improvement

  • Drive a culture of innovation and excellence
  • Positively impact on our local landscape diversity and ecological communities

The Corangamite Catchment Management Authority (CMA) is a Victorian Government statutory authority whose role it is to work with and support local communities to improve sustainable land, biodiversity and water resources management, in an area stretching from its head office in Colac to Geelong, Ballarat and Peterborough.

General Manager Community & Catchment Services

Full Time Fixed Term as per Contract of Employment – 38 hours per week

Executive remuneration (negotiable based on experience) plus superannuation and vehicle.

Corangamite CMA are offering an outstanding opportunity for a Community & Catchment Services General Manager. With a key focus on increasing community and stakeholder participation and attracting and development partnerships and investment opportunities, this position reports to the CEO and manages a highly skilled and engaged team that include the functions of land health, Landcare, biodiversity, waterway and coastal health, citizen science (including Waterwatch and Estuarywatch), management of the Barwon River and parklands through Geelong and management of other water infrastructure.

About You

You will provide inspirational and strategic leadership to the organisation with the proven capability to develop, motivate and empower your teams. A strategic and analytical thinker, you will also possess the ability to engage, negotiate and influence. You will lead a high performing organisational culture and model the values of the Corangamite CMA and the Victorian Public Sector.

Tertiary qualifications and a strong background in natural resource management, agricultural science, environmental science, community development or other relevant discipline with demonstrable experience in working with project teams in planning and implementing service delivery is also a requirement of the role.

To learn more about this opportunity and obtain a Job Application Pack including a copy of the Position Description, please visit the website: or contact Kerrie Addison on 03 5232 9114.

At Corangamite CMA, we are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, people of all ages and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Applications must address the Key Selection Criteria outlined within the position description and be emailed to by midnight Sunday, 28 April 2019.