Deputy Chief Commissions (Operations)

A dynamic and inspiring leader is needed for the voluntary roles of Deputy Chief Commissioner (Operations), who will support the Chief Commissioner Scouts NSW and work with the Deputy Chief Commissioner (Program, Youth Safety and Support) in building a strong state team and continuing to reposition Scouting in NSW to a new and exciting role in the community. This will require engaging with and energising the NSW Scouting community in the implementation of ambitious strategic goals, including the recruitment and retention of youth and adult members.

The DCC (Operations) role will need to demonstrate strong leadership, and to effectively implement change. Either of the Deputy Chief Commissioners is expected to be able to act in the Chief Commissioner role at any time.

The initial term is for up to 3 years.  An extension period of up to 3 years will be considered.  The term is subject to performance outcomes and is at the discretion of the Chief Commissioner, in consultation with the Board of Scouts NSW.

Please see the full Position Description here.

Applications must be received on or before 9.00am on Monday 13 December 2021. Applications should be marked ‘Confidential’ and emailed to

Questions about the role can be directed to Neville Tomkins OAM—Chief Commissioner, Scouts NSW:

M. 0412 576 165