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Local Government Act 1993 No 30
Current version for 25 June 2019 to date (accessed 23 October 2019 at 06:18)
Chapter 11 Part 1 Section 332
332   Determination of structure
(1)  A council must, after consulting the general manager, determine the following:
(a)  the senior staff positions within the organisation structure of the council,
(b)  the roles and reporting lines (for other senior staff) of holders of senior staff positions,
(c)  the resources to be allocated towards the employment of staff.
(1A)  The general manager must, after consulting the council, determine the positions (other than the senior staff positions) within the organisation structure of the council.
(1B)  The positions within the organisation structure of the council are to be determined so as to give effect to the priorities set out in the strategic plans (including the community strategic plan) and delivery program of the council.
(2)  A council may not determine a position to be a senior staff position unless:
(a)  the responsibilities, skills and accountabilities of the position are generally equivalent to those applicable to the Executive Band of the Local Government (State) Award, and
(b)  the total remuneration package payable with respect to the position is equal to or greater than the minimum remuneration package (within the meaning of Part 3B of the Statutory and Other Offices Remuneration Act 1975) payable with respect to senior executives whose positions are graded Band 1 under the Government Sector Employment Act 2013.
(3)  For the purposes of subsection (2) (b), the total remuneration package payable with respect to a position within a council’s organisation structure includes:
(a)  the total value of the salary component of the package, and
(b)  the total amount payable by the council by way of the employer’s contribution to any superannuation scheme to which the holder of the position may be a contributor, and
(c)  the total value of any non-cash benefits for which the holder of the position may elect under the package, and
(d)  the total amount payable by the council by way of fringe benefits tax for any such non-cash benefits.