Our Team

Our Team 

The Executive Leadership Team (ELT) comprises the General Manager, the Community, Culture & Leisure Director, the Customer & Corporate Director and the Planning & Infrastructure Director.                                

The General Manager is generally responsible for the efficient and effective operation of the Council's organisation and for ensuring the implementation, without undue delay, of decisions of the Council in accordance with Section 335 of the Local Government Act 1993.  To assist with the General Manager has created an appropriate organisations structure (refer organisational chart overleaf) and assigned the following functional responsibilities to each Director:

 Community, Culture & Leisure Directorate

 Community Life Unit

  • Children's Services
  • Youth Services
  • Dougherty Community Services
  • Willoughby Park Centre

 Media, Marketing & Events Unit

  • Public Relations & Communications
  • Graphic Design
  • Digital Media
  • Festival & Events

 Culture & Leisure Services Unit

  • Arts & Cultural Services
  • Willoughby Leisure Centre
  • Open Space Projects
  • Multicultural Services
  • Library Services
     

Customer & Corporate Directorate

Business Improvement & Customer Experience Unit

  • Help & Service Centre
  • Reception
  • Business Improvement

 Finance Strategy Unit

  • Budgets
  • Rates / Revenue 
  • Centralised Purchasing
  • Accounts Payable / Receivable

 Governance, Risk & Audit Unit

  • Governance & Administration
  • Corporate Planning         
  • Print Room / Operations Support

People & Culture Unit

  • Recruitment, Selection and Induction
  • Employee & Industrial Relations
  • Payroll
  • Wage and Salary Administration
  • Work Health and Safety
  • EEO and Harassment/Bullying Prevention
  • Employee Welfare and Counselling
  • Performance Management and Review
  • Training and Development
  • Organisational Development
  • Workers Compensation and Return to Work
  • Workforce Planning

Information Services Unit

  • Information resources & management
  • Web services
  • Network administration & Support
  • Gospatial Services / Land information

 
Planning and Infrastructure Directorate

Compliance Unit

  • Rangers
  • Development Enforcement
  • Environmental Health

 Design Services Unit

  • Projects
  • Drainage and stormwater retention matters
  • Development Control -Conditioning of engineering works associated with development applications
  • Infrastructure & Parking Management
  • Traffic & Transport Planning
  • Road Safety Projects

 Environment Unit

  • Resource Recovery - waste management/recycling
  • Sustainable Environment - Education, Projects, Business
  • Environmental Health
  • Bushland management and maintenance

 Planning Unit

  • Development Building, subdivision and rezoning applications
  • Local Environmental Plans and Development Control Plans
  • Zoning Certificates
  • Section 94 and car parking contributions
  • Strategic planning

 Property Maintenance & Construction Unit 

  • Property operations and assets
  • Trades and maintenance
  • The Concourse facility
  • Strategic property and leasing

 Works Unit 

  • Construction and maintenance of roads, footpaths, kerb and gutter and car parks
  • Restorations
  • Street cleansing
  • Pavement & Contracts
  • Street & road signs
  • Purchasing - stores
  • Plant works
  • Recreation Assets- Management and maintenance of parks, gardens reserves, sporting fields and facilities
  • Tree planting, street tree planting programme and Tree Preservation Order 

Work Locations

With our Head Office located at 31 Victor Street Chatswood, Willoughby City Council offers excellent facilities and benefits including:

  •  A wide range of development opportunities
  •  A progressive, flexible work environment
  •  Modern premises
  •  Close proximity to shopping and transport

 

 Main Entrance

 

Chatswood is situated on the North Shore train line. Buses also provide easy access into Chatswood and the surrounding suburbs.

For more information about getting to Chatswood, visit www.131500.com.au

Other Council Locations

When you apply for a position with Council you may not be located in Head Office. The relevant Position Description will indicate where the position is located. It may be one of those listed below.

 

Children's Services

We are in involed in and support a range of Children's Services across the Local Government Area. 

We aim for quality, appropriate, accessible and affordable children's services which are responsive to the needs or families in the area.  Our direct services include:

Devonshire St Children's Centre

This Centre provides Long Day Care to 59 children per day for 50 weeks of the year.  

The centre is located at 36-38 Devonshire Street, Chatswood.

 

Family Day Care

Willoughby/Lane Cove Family Day Care Scheme, co-ordinates Family Day Care within the Willoughby and Lane Cove local government areas. Staff supervise the selection of Carers, placement of children, offer in-service training programs and ongoing support to assist Carers to provide a quality child care service. 

The Service is located at 18 Broughton Road, Artarmon which is just a short walk from Artarmon Station.

 

Artarmon Out of School Hours Care

Artarmon OOSH provides care for primary school aged children during school terms, and Vacation Care during gazetted school holiday periods.

The Centre is located at 18 Broughton Road, Artarmon which is just a short walk from Artarmon Station.

For futher information regarding the Centre click here

Chatswood Out of School Hours Care

Chatswood OOSH provides care for primary school aged children during school terms, and Vacation Care during gazetted school holiday periods.

The Centre is located at Chatswood Oval and easily accessed by public transport.

For futher information regarding the Centre click here

Bales Park Out of School Hours Care

Bales Park OOSH provides care for primary school aged children during school terms, and Vacation Care during gazetted school holiday periods.

The Centre is located at 122 Sydney Road, Willoughby.

For futher information regarding the Centre click here

 

Chatswood Youth Centre

Chatswood Youth Centre is a free 'drop in' space where young people 12 to 18 yrs can 'chill' with friends and meet new people. The Centre is staffed by professional youth workers who create an environment of mutual respect that is safe, supportive and drug and alcohol free.  The Centre is located at 64 Albert Ave, Chatswood

 

Dougherty Community Centre

The Dougherty Community Centre (DCC) provides facilities and rooms for hire for a wide variety of groups and events. A community café and catering service is also available.  Willoughby Meals on Wheels and Community Aid are also based at the DCC.  

The Centre is located at 7 Victor Street, Chatswood. 

 

Library Services

The Branch consists of the Central Library at The Concourse Chatswood and Branch Libraries at Chatswood West, Northbridge, Naremburn and Artarmon. 

 

MOSAIC

MOSAIC (Multicultural One Stop Assistance and Information Centre) provides a range of services to the ethnic communities living in Willoughby. 

 

Willoughby Park Centre

Willoughby Park Centre caters for people from a wide range of age groups and ethnic backgrounds through the provision of centre based term courses, school holiday activities and special workshops. 

The Centre is located on the corner of McClelland Street and Warrane Road, Willoughby. 

 

Zenith Theatre and Convention Centre

The Zenith Theatre and Convention Centre provides a dynamic venue space with the ability to accommodate concerts, theatrical shows, conferences, meetings and functions. 

The Centre is located on the corner of Railway and McIntosh Streets, Chatswood. 

 

Works Depot

Our Works Depot is located at 25-27 Gibbes Street, Chatswood.

 

 

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Strategic Transport Planner

Closes: 26/04/2019
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
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Youth Development Officer

Closes: 26/04/2019
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
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