Snowy Valleys Council

Governance Officer

Posted: 04 May
Closes: 17 May


An opportunity exists to join Councils Governance and Risk team on a full-time basis. As a Governance Officer you will facilitate corporate governance activities to ensure the council meets its obligations under legislation

Key components of this position will include:

  • Coordinate the governance frameworks for administering and reporting on the council’s obligation under the relevant legislation and council policies and procedures to facilitate compliance.
  • Maintain corporate registers including complaints, policies, procedures, forms, legal docs, pecuniary interests, contracts, delegations, compliance and GIPPA.
  • Support the governance of Council by providing guidance and advice across all business units.
  • Inform and educate the workforce on the council’s obligations to facilitate compliance.
  • Support Council through the Council election process.
  • Promote information sharing, multi-skilling and knowledge transfer to drive evidence-based decision-making, enhance capability and optimise capacity.

The successful applicant will be required to work from Councils Tumut or Tumbarumba office, with travel to other locations as required. Prior experience or a Tertiary qualification in Business Administration is essential.

Salary will be paid in accordance with the Snowy Valleys Council Salary System at Grade 7, ranging from $2,481.57 to $2,793.10 per fortnight (gross) plus 9.5% superannuation depending on skills, experience and education.


To apply please address the Essential and Desirable Criteria noted in the attached Position Description, provide a Cover letter explaining your interest in the role and current Resume/CV.  Please email this information to


Sunday 16 May at 5.00pm


For further information about this position, please contact the Coordinator Governance and Risk, Brook Penfold on 02 6941 2585 or

Snowy Valleys Council is an EEO employer and ensures the absence of discrimination in employment. Council has a No Smoking in the Workplace Policy and operates a Drug and Alcohol testing program.

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