Council directorates

Council Organisation Structure

General Manager: Ross McLeod

Ross McLeod


Chief Financial Officer: Darren Smith

  • Procurement services
  • Rates management
  • Accounts payable and receivable
  • Council’s fleet maintenance and depot store management
  • Corporate planning and reporting
  • Financial Analysis

General Counsel: Karen Mobbs

Customer Service and Organisation Improvement

Director, Customer Service and Organisation Improvement: John Clark

Information Management and Technology

  • Technical support services
  • Information technology
  • Business Systems and Applications Support
  • GIS coordination
  • Records management

Customer First

  • Customer service, including Customer Service Centre and Call Centre
  • Lifeguard services
  • Waverley and South Head Cemeteries
  • Carpark Operations

Engaging Waverley

  • Communications and media
  • Graphic design and web services
  • Community engagement
  • Executive and Mayoral support services
  • Business and continuous improvement functions
  • Cultural Programs including visual arts and other programs
  • Outdoor and Flagship Events

Internal Ombudsman, Governance and Civic

  • Councillor support
  • Precinct coordination
  • Access to Information

Human Resources, Risk and Safety

  • Human resources
  • Risk and safety
  • Learning and development
  • Payroll services

Community, Assets and Operations

Director: Emily Scott

Creating Waverley

  • Asset maintenance including roads, drains, kerbs and gutters, footpaths, parks, reserves, and beaches
  • Traffic, parking, transport and engineering assessment
  • Design, landscape architecture and open space planning
  • Waverley Facilities including Bondi Pavilion, Margaret Whitlam Recreation Centre

Clean and Attractive Waverley

  • Waste collection (both domestic and commercial)
  • Graffiti removal
  • Public place cleaning
  • Tree maintenance
  • Upkeep of parks and beaches

Major Projects

  • Manages, implements and constructs all of Council’s major projects, including the Capital Works Program

Caring Waverley

  • Children’s and family services
  • Affordable and social housing programs and community support
  • Services for older people and people with disabilities
  • Community development and neighbourhood connections programs

Library and Learning Futures

Planning, Environment and Regulatory

Director: Peter Monks

Urban Planning Policy and Strategy

  • Town planning
  • Planning policies and controls
  • Liaising with businesses and providing economic development solutions

Development Assessment

  • Development Applications
  • Building surveying

Environmental Sustainability

  • Sustainable Waste
  • Sustainable Energy
  • Sustainable Water
  • Urban Ecology


  • Rangers and environmental health services
  • Community safety strategies
  • Parking rangers
  • Building compliance
  • Fire safety and inspections


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