Independent Committee Member CEO Recruitment

Published on Saturday, 23 April 2022 at 3:58:00 PM

About the role

In accordance with the Guidelines for Local Government Recruitment and Selection, the City is currently seeking an independent person to join the CEO Recruitment & Selection Committee to assist in the appointment of a long-term CEO.

About the successful candidate

The Independent person being sought will be a City of Nedlands ratepayer, resident or elector, but excludes current elected members or staff members of the local government. 

The essence of the role of the independent member is to bring an impartial perspective to the process. The successful candidate will have the ability to participate and constructively contribute to the process.

Examples of who the independent person could be include:

  • Former elected members or staff members of the local government;
  • Former or current elected members (such as a Mayor or Shire President) or staff members of another local government;
  • A prominent or highly regarded member of the community; or 
  • A person with experience in the recruitment of CEO’s and senior executives

What we offer

The role is an honorary role with reimbursement of costs for travel and meals, as applicable.

Additional details

Further details are available on the City’s Employment link on our website at: including Guidelines for Local Government CEO Recruitment and Selection.

Applications with the subject heading Independent Committee Member CEO Recruitment, consisting of no more than three pages outlining interest and substantiating details, can be submitted to .  Applications close 5pm Friday, 7 May 2021.

Contact for enquiries: Shelley Mettam, Manager Human Resources: (08) 9273 3500 or 


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