Wakefield Regional Council

Employees

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Compared to many Councils, Wakefield has a small team of about 55 full-time equivalent employees, with the majority based in the field, and a mix of skills, experience and knowledge to deliver a range of services to our community.

Click on our organisation chart to see who they are and what they do.

To find out if there are any roles available at Council click here.

Management team

We have three senior leaders who report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and are responsible for managing distinct functions of Council, while working together seeking to create a culture of service excellence.

Details of our executive team are listed below:

 

Mr Jason Kuchel

Position Chief Executive Officer
Address Scotland Place
Balaklava SA 5461
Contact Details Work: 08 88620800
Email: admin@wrc.sa.gov.au

Mr Leon Kruger

Position Infrastructure Services Manager
Address Scotland Place
Balaklava SA 5461
Contact Details Work: 08 88620800
Email: admin@wrc.sa.gov.au

Comments

Responsibilities include maintaining caravan parks, cemeteries, civil engineering, roadside vegetation, waste management, weed control and infrastructure i.e. bridges, footpaths, parks, roads and stormwater damage.

Mr Christopher Parish

Position Community & Development Services Manager
Address Scotland Place
Balaklava SA 5461
Contact Details Work: 08 88620800
Email: admin@wrc.sa.gov.au

Comments

Responsibilities include maintaining building and planning controls, council buildings, dog management, effluent wastewater management, environmental health, fire prevention, general inspections, leases and licences, native title, natural resource management, public health and community development.

Ms Kelly Westell

Position Corporate Services Manager
Address Scotland Place
Balaklava SA 5461
Contact Details Work: 08 88620800
Email: admin@wrc.sa.gov.au

Comments

Responsibilities include managing communication, finance, information technology, rates, records management, governance, human resources, insurance, worker health and safety, risk management and administration. 

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