Department of Regional NSW
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Chair, Local Land Services Board

Chair, Local Land Services Board

  • 494525
  • Environmental
  • Senior Executive

Local Land Services is seeking passionate, innovative and highly experienced individuals to apply for the vacant Chair position of the Local Land Services Statewide Board.  


This position will drive the strategic direction and help shape the vision of Local Land Services. It requires leadership experience in chairing boards or committees, supported by a deep understanding of corporate governance and exceptional stakeholder management skills.


As the Statewide Board Chair, you will be working with the 11 Local Board Chairs to deliver key strategies and government priorities in accordance with legislation and guidelines.


Before applying you should read the recruitment package and role description: 



In line with the Local Land Services Board succession plan, the Chair of the Local Land Services Statewide Board is set for up to four years.


Specific capabilities 


Local Land Services is interested in applicants who have demonstrated expertise, knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas: 


  • Innovative strategic planning
  • Visionary leadership and management
  • Regional service delivery
  • Working with industry, government and other partners
  • Audit, financial control, reporting and risk management
  • Primary industries or providing services to support this sector
  • Contemporary biosecurity programs in animal and plant health, pest and weed management
  • Emergency management especially biosecurity and natural disaster emergencies
  • Natural resource management and biodiversity conservation
  • Working with Aboriginal groups and communities and/or local government.


How to apply


Applications should be emailed to or posted to:


Local Land Services Board Applications

C/- CEO Local Land Services

PO Box 1048

Dubbo NSW 2830


Applications must consist of a maximum two page covering letter and maximum five page CV. Please read the Recruitment Package for further instructions. 


Closing Date


Applications close at 5 pm on Sunday, 9 May 2021.


More information


Applicants can phone Local Land Services Director Carolyn Raine on 0439 304 413 if they would like any further information regarding this position.


Who is the Department of Regional NSW
Our Department is responsible for building resilient regional economies and communities, strengthening primary industries, managing the use of regional land, overseeing the state’s mineral and mining resources and ensuring government investment in regional NSW is fair and delivers positive outcomes for local communities and businesses.


Local Land Services (LLS) is an Executive Agency related to the cluster. It provides quality, customer focused services to landholders and the community across New South Wales. This regionally-based organisation brings together a wide range of service and advisory functions including agriculture, biosecurity, natural resource management, land management, biodiversity, emergency services, private native forestry and the Soil Conservation Service.

We encourage applicants from all backgrounds including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community, veterans, refugees, and people with disability. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity and delivery of high-quality services. We provide dignified access to reasonable adjustments both during the recruitment process and in the workplace. If you require reasonable adjustment during the recruitment process, please call or text the contact for this role.

Closing date: May 09, 2021

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