Expressions of Interest Independent Member CEO Recruitment and Selection Committee

Published on Thursday, 1 February 2024 at 12:24:10 PM


The Shire of Toodyay is seeking expressions of interest from suitably qualified and experienced people to be appointed to the CEO Recruitment and Selection Committee.

The purpose of the Committee is to work with an independent human resources consultant to conduct the recruitment and selection process for a CEO in accordance with the principles of merit, probity, equity, and transparency consistent with Council’s adopted Standards for CEO Recruitment, Performance and Termination Policy.

Council must appoint an independent person to the Committee to bring an impartial perspective to the process and reduce any perception of bias or nepotism.

Qualifications and experience

Council is seeking to appoint a person who can demonstrate;

  • Previous experience in executive recruitment
  • Knowledge of contemporary human resources and recruitment practices
  • An understanding of the local government industry
  • Impartiality and sound judgement.

This person cannot be a current sitting Council Member of any Local Government, or an employee of the Shire of Toodyay.


The Committee operates in accordance with the Terms of Reference for the CEO Selection and Recruitment Committee. The independent person appointed to the Committee will be required to attend formal Committee meetings, informal workshops, and interviews with shortlisted applicants to select a preferred candidate for recommendation to Council.

The independent person will be bound by the Shire of Toodyay’s Code of Conduct for Council Members, Committee Members and Candidates.


The person appointed will be paid a fee of $185 per Committee Meeting and will be reimbursed for out of pocket expenses.

Submitting your EOI

Persons interested in being considered for appointment should make a submission outlining their suitability to:

CEO Recruitment and Selection Committee

Via email:

Via Post:        PO Box 96 Toodyay WA 6566

In Person:      Shire Administration Office – 15 Fiennes Street, Toodyay WA 6566


EOIs should be received no later than 13 February 2024

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