The elected Council’s role is primarily strategic planning and policy decision-making, and the management and staff provide professional advice to Council, deliver services to Kingborough’s residents and customers and implement Council’s decisions.
The General Manager is Council’s principal advisor and chief administrator and is supported by a leadership team.
Kingborough Council’s organisational structure consists of the following departments:
- Provides strategic leadership and direction to the Council through the coordination of resources.
- Focuses on managing the operations of Council in a professional manner and in accordance with the legislative requirements and Council policies.
- Develops Council’s organisational and employee development programs.
- Develops and implements strategies, policies and procedures through human resources and industrial relations services, as well as payroll.
- Manages corporate communications.
- Provides financial services internally and externally, including management of Council’s finances, financial reporting systems, management of financial assets, risk management and insurances and collection of rates and charges.
- Delivers information technology and communications.
- Key functions include customer service, records and information management, provision and maintenance of IT hardware and application software, website management, helpdesk support and telecommunications.
Governance and Property Services
- Monitors and ensures compliance with local government regulations, By-laws, policies, statutory regulations and the Council secretariat function.
- Coordinates animal management, parking regulation and fire hazard abatement programs.
- Coordinates recreation planning and emergency management activities.
- Maintains sporting ovals and infrastructure, including the Twin Ovals.
- Manages and maintains Council’s community halls and public buildings.
Community and Economic Development
- Works with local and regional communities, state and federal government, government and non-government agencies and the private sector to deliver the services, programs and facilities necessary to maintain and build a healthy and sustainable community now and into the future.
- Key functions include community services, environmental services, building and plumbing services and statutory and strategic planning.
- Develops future infrastructure planning strategies to ensure a high level of service to the community.
Provides engineering and technical advice to Council and prepares and implements the annual capital works program.
- Key functions include engineering design, tendering and contract management and supervision of the capital works program delivery, policy development and day to day management of traffic and transport related issues, as well as the creation and maintenance of asset registers and plans.
- Provides services to maintain operate and develop Council’s assets and infrastructure.
- Delivers Council’s annual maintenance programs, as well as specific capital works projects.
- Manages the purchasing and maintenance of Council’s fleet, plant and equipment, provides an after hours emergency service for Council’s infrastructure and assets, as well as the operations of the Municipal Depots at Kingston and Bruny Island.