Chief Executive Officer

  • Warmun Community Inc
  • Warmun (Turkey Creek), WA
  • Annual Salary: $110,000 (Salary sacrifice is available)
  • Annual Leave: 6 weeks
  • Accommodation: Fully maintained, fully furnished, four-bedroom air-conditioned house including power and garbage collection. A nominal rent of $60 per fortnight will be deducted from wages
  • Vehicle: Fully maintained and fuelled vehicle for Council and private use, except annual leave use which is to be negotiated with Council.
  • Additional Leave: 1 week every 13 weeks three times per year. This cannot be accumulated or added to annual leave.
  • Extras: A 12 months renewable contract will be offered.. A Probationary Period of 6 months applies. Relocation Expenses: Up to $10,000 on the presentation of receipts for the incumbent and immediate family. Repatriation Expenses: Up to $10,000 on the presentation of receipts for the incumbent and immediate family after 12 months service. One return airfare per annum for the officer and his/her immediate family living with him/her in the community to previous home base, to be taken in conjunction with annual leave. This entitlement does not accrue before the first 12 months of employment.



Warmun Community

Warmun Community is the hub of social and economic life and a centre for art, culture and education on Gija country. Established in the 1970s by Gija people committed to acting as agents in the face of complex change, Warmun today is informed by the vision of these founding elders and shaped by contemporary practices, aspirations and challenges.

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About the opportunity

An ideal candidate for the position of Chief Executive Officer (CEO) will value collaboration and accountability and come equipped with a robust set of skills grounded in community development and organisational leadership. The organisation is seeking energetic applicants with an openness to activating and translating development tools and approaches in this context. We look forward to working together to build and maintain a resilient and culturally strong future for Warmun Community.

The CEO is responsible and accountable to the Warmun Community Council, which is made up of elected Gija representatives, for the day-to-day management of the organisation. This includes ensuring the quality delivery and sustainability of locally run programs including municipal services, aged care, youth engagement, early learning, and social and emotional wellbeing programs.

The CEO will develop and support local Aboriginal leadership and governance capacity, making sure decision-making is in line with the interests of all Warmun’s members. The responsibilities are rich and varied and include economic and community development; governance and advocacy; strategic and operational planning; policy development; finance and asset management; human resources and project management.

The CEO will need to demonstrate unquestionable integrity and the rigour and willingness to be hands-on in day-to-day operations. It is the CEO’s job to encourage organisational excellence, build positive and enduring relationships with a range of stakeholders and partners and to inspire and motivate people to work towards Warmun’s vision and goals.


Please forward your application to
Queries can be addressed to Rhys George: Email or
Tel 0409 080 787

Please include:

  1. Your Curriculum Vitae (CV).
  2. Your claims against the Selection Criteria. Please address all the Criteria as listed.
  3. Three professional referees and their contact detail

Applicants must have:

1. Unrestricted rights to work in Australia

2. COVID Vaccinations

3. Current Drivers Licence

4. Eligibility for Working with Children’s Card

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