Audit & Risk Committee Member

Job No: MEL562
Location: Melton


Fixed Term Advisory position - Three year appointment

Five scheduled meetings per annum

Professional fees of approximately $1,000 per meeting


About Melton City Council

The City of Melton is a community that is transforming into a bustling municipality where people aspire to build a home, raise a family, establish a business and pursue a career. Whilst much of what attracts people to our municipality stems from our state of the art facilities, exciting new estates, and the beauty of our natural open spaces, it is in fact our community, our people and our values that make this great City, the place that people want to call home.

The Opportunity

Melton City Council has an effective Audit and Risk Committee which assists Council with fulfilling its governance and overseeing responsibilities, ethical practices and accountability requirements.

Melton City Council invites applications from suitably qualified persons to join its Audit and Risk Committee as an external member.

The Audit and Risk Committee Charter can be located on Council’s website. Committee membership comprises of two Councillors, plus three external members, one of whom is appointed as the Chairperson of the Committee. The appointment will be for a three year term, and will commence on 1st January 2023. 

About you

The external member should preferably have Risk Management, Audit, Legal or Financial Management skills and/or qualifications.

Council's Vision

A vibrant, safe and liveable city that is accessible to all and the six themes are:

Theme 1: A safe city that is socially and culturally connected
Theme 2: A vibrant and healthy natural and built environment
Theme 3: A fast growing, innovative and well-planned city
Theme 4: A city that promotes greater education and employment
Theme 5: A community that is actively engaged in the city
Theme 6: A high performing organisation that demonstrates civic leadership and organisational excellence.

How To Apply

If you require further information about the position, please contact Cheryl Santoro, Senior Administration Officer on 9747 7240.

To be considered for this important role applicants should address the key selection criteria listed below as part of their application.

To be eligible to apply for this position you must have an appropriate Australian or New Zealand work visa.


Applications close 5.00pm Friday 30 September 2022


To be eligible for employment at Melton City Council you must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident of Australia or be legally entitled to work in Australia.

At Melton City Council we care for our people, we’re committed to the professional growth of our employees and support balance and flexibility. If you want to work with talented, passionate people and build a thriving and vibrant community, we encourage you to apply. We strongly encourage job applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. 

Melton City Council is committed to being a Child Safe organisation.




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Shaping a City for the future

It's never been a better time to make your home in Melton. Work with Melton City Council and you'll be able to work close to home, away from the traffic on a day-to-day basis but still within easy reach of the city for the big weekend events like the footy, the theatre, or just a night on the town.

You can have the lifestyle you always wanted in Melton with large green areas of open space, heritage listed architecture in our Town Centre, and more and more cafes, restaurants, schools and services moving in every day. It's a great place to live and an even better place to work.

Our vision for our community is to be: "A vibrant, safe and liveable city accessible to all" and that means there's a place here for you too. Our organisational values represent us as an established growth Council and the values are reflected in everything we do; our decision-making, our actions and our service provision to the community. Council has a diverse and vibrant organisation and we’d love to have you join us to help shape a city for the future.

Our future is going to be big and bright. We are set to become the fastest growing municipality in Melbourne so we're getting ahead of the game by advocating for the provision of state-of-the-art educational facilities, health infrastructure, public transport and roads. There are many exciting opportunities at the City of Melton and we'd love to welcome you to our team.

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About Us

In 2018, the City of Melton was named the fastest growing economy for over a decade.


Perks of the job

Staff at Melton City Council are committed to excellence in a stimulating, supportive and diverse work environment.

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You must address each of the Key Selection Criteria. You will need to write short statements that clearly show how your personal values, knowledge, skills and experience meet each of the criteria.