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Oct 14, 2019
Principal Hydrologist | Group Leader 360 Environmental, one of the largest privately owned environmental consultancies in Perth, is seeking a Principal Hydrologist or Surface Water Engineer to lead our thriving Water Assessment and Management Group. We’re actively looking for an experienced, technically accomplished and enthusiastic person who is looking to successfully manage the delivery of water projects for a range of clients in the land development, mining, industrial and agricultural sectors. The role will also include team leadership, client liaison, bid preparation and business development. If you’re keen to take the next step in your career and want to work collaboratively within a team of specialized, dedicated and fun-loving professionals we want to hear from you!   If you have the following capabilities then please send us your CV: Tertiary qualification in Environmental Engineering, Science, or equivalent. Demonstrated experience (minimum of 10 years) within a consulting, mining or water industry environment. Knowledge and experience in water modelling, such as surface water hydrology, hydraulic modelling, water quality modelling and water balance. Knowledge and experience in undertaking surface water and groundwater monitoring. Excellent written and report writing skills. Advanced project management and financial reporting skills. Excellent oral communication and people management skills. Competent in Microsoft Office packages. Good understanding of WA water related legislation and policy. WA Driver’s Licence essential, with 4WD experience desirable. Experience in a team leadership and/or business development role is desirable but not essential. 360 Environmental offers friendly and flexible working conditions, in a relaxed working environment located in West Leederville. The position offers an excellent salary package including free carparking, and the opportunity to continue to grow your career with the full support of the company. A full time position is desirable however part time capacity will be considered for the right candidate. Please submit your CV and cover letter to admin@360environmental.com.au
360 Environmental 10 Bermondsey Street, West Leederville WA, Australia Full time
Oct 10, 2019
$74,813 - $86,007 yearly
Bring your talents to the Central Queensland coast and partner with an award-winning Local Government as a Team Leader - Water and Sewerage Network Operations in a full-time permanent capacity. The responsibility of this position is to provide leadership to team members and supply prompt and effective commitment to the operations of the water and sewerage network; as well as to foster & promote effective, efficient and a safe work environment. The successful applicant will also oversee the day-to-day operational activities within the water and sewer network, to manage maintenance activities and water quality requirements. This role is an essential part of the team that monitors Mackay Water's transfer systems via telemetry, prioritise actions and respond to failures and electrical supply interruptions.   Where? Mackay, a region that is on the up!   Covering 7,621 square kilometres, this region offers balance between a challenging career and an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from picturesque beaches, vibrant dining precinct, nearby island resorts, beautiful rainforests, and great climate. With close to 120,000 residents, home to major shopping, entertainment and sporting events, there is always something to do. Mackay Regional Council is a dynamic, progressive and financially sound Local Government, with responsibility of $3.5 billion worth of assets and employing over 1000 dedicated staff. Significant investment in the region has been driven from Council achieving class leading facilities for the population including a world class aquatic and athletics centre, an entertainment centre that has hosted artists such as Kiss and Elton John and the newly announced site of the Qantas Group Pilot Academy.   Mackay Regional Council where career integrates with lifestyle.   To be successful in this role, you will possess: Demonstrated experience in the water industry with competence in the operations, maintenance of water and sewerage assets Established experience in operation of SCADA systems Demonstrated experience in leading a team QLD "C" Class Driver's Licence The ability to participate in an on-call roster   In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with; Attractive salary and weekly pay Up to 18% weekly superannuation contribution (conditions apply) Choice of 4 or 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading Flexible work arrangements with a 9-day fortnight May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris Lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts Study and assistance programs for career development Learning and development opportunities Employee Assistance Program Active social clubs   Interested? To apply, please attach your resume, cover letter and a full statement addressing the selection criteria (from attached job description) online via Council's e-Recruitment site.  For a Position Description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/ER21_31613/VacancyList.aspx     Applications Close:   8th November 2019 We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.
Mackay Regional Council Mackay QLD, Australia Full time
Oct 08, 2019
$68,382 - $81,886 yearly
GWMWater is an innovative and progressive employer that is committed to contributing to the sustainable growth of communities within the Grampians, Wimmera and Mallee regions. We provide a great work environment based on respect, professionalism and accountability to attract and retain the best people to GWMWater and the region. We do this by: • Supporting staff, suppliers and contractors to achieve zero harm. • Offering a flexible and stimulating workplace and investing in our people to enable us to adapt to the changing needs of our region. • Building the capability and culture of our people into a more highly skilled, professional, customer focused and efficient organisation. We offer exceptional working conditions including an active social club, attractive parental leave and other contemporary and flexible working arrangements to assist staff achieve an effective work life balance. The role is located in Horsham, the capital of the beautiful Wimmera region, and is only three hours from Melbourne or the magnificent Victorian South West Coast. The region boasts access to many national parks including the Grampians and Mt Arapiles. Horsham offers a warm and welcoming community for those wanting to experience a safe and healthy rural lifestyle. This progressive city boasts first class health, educational, cultural, sporting and social facilities.  Currently applications are being sought for: Water Quality Process Officer The Water Quality Process Officer assists in the delivery of the Corporation’s Water Quality Management System (WQMS) which is the framework by which water is supplied to customers which is fit for purpose. This includes assessment of water treatment process performance, control system verification, overseeing the water sampling and testing programs, water quality data management, assessment and interpretation of water quality data, reporting (internal and external) and development of management plans and operational procedures.  Further information about this exciting opportunity is available from www.careers.vic.gov.au   or by contacting Kirsty Thornton, Acting Senior People and Culture Advisor on 1300 659 961. Applications for this vacancy close on Wednesday 23 October 2019. To apply online please visit: www.careers.vic.gov.au Refer to the position number VG/5403 GWMWater is an EEO employer and is committed to continuously improving our quality, safety and environmental systems. Please note applicants may be required to undertake a National Police Check. If you would like to receive information in relation to this vacancy in an accessible format such as large print, please contact the People and Culture Division on 1300 659 961.
GWMWater Horsham VIC, Australia Full time
Oct 04, 2019
$106,713 - $120,258 yearly
City of Gold Coast The Gold Coast is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia with a diverse population, combining exciting challenges with the kind of lifestyle few cities can boast about. At the City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes  'How We Do Things' –  our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities. We aim high –  we are passionate about delivering the best for our city We add value –  we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity We work as a team –  our people are great individually, but unstoppable together We take responsibility –  we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions About the position The purpose of this position is to lead a team of passionate professionals who are responsible for meeting relevant organisational objectives in the context of stormwater management across the city. This is achieved through the delivery of multiple programs of works, which will assist in the following: setting strategic direction as to how stormwater is managed across the City identifying sustainable service standards in the management of stormwater that will protect and enhance the local environment and community planning, delivering and managing public stormwater infrastructure across the city. Key deliverables of the position: Provide leadership and foster collaborative stakeholder engagement both internal and external to Council. Ensure works adhere to organisational governance and framework. Coordinate the investigation and timely response to stormwater enquiries or concerns raised by internal stakeholders and the community at large. The development and implementation of work programs to ensure public stormwater infrastructure across the City meets adopted standards of service. Provide plans and budgets to inform Council’s annual cycle of funding requirements. Coach and mentor project managers and engineers within the team. Provide subject matter expert advice to support to the team. Ensure the team follow asset management principles when delivering programs of work, that result in the effective creation of stormwater infrastructure for the city. About you You have exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder communication skills. You have high level analytical skills to effectively lead a team to deliver programs of works. You have experience in program development and delivery. You have experience in leading, managing and mentoring project managers and technical experts in a diverse and high performing team. You are committed to leading by example, and have a proactive and positive attitude. You are committed to continuing professional development. You can provide expert knowledge, exercise initiative, engage stakeholders, prepare reports, policies, correspondence and facilitate meetings relating to service plans and delivery.   Salary information Permanent position 10 day fortnight includes 14% loading Up to 18% superannuation contribution (includes employee and employer) 17.5% leave loading on annual leave  About City Assets branch   Infrastructure Asset Custodian for transport, drainage and foreshore facilities. Custodians of over $12 billion worth of assets including, but not limited to approximately, 3200 kilometres of road, 2500 kilometres of drainage pipe, 100 boat ramps, 20 jetties, 3 dams, 130 lakes, 400 kilometres of constructed canals and 52 kilometres of beaches. Coordinates and delivers strategic and tactical asset management planning, asset information and data management and contributed asset review and acceptance functions for the Directorate.  How to apply  To apply for this position, you will be required to Sign Up to eRecruit and create a profile. Access eRecruit through our City of Gold Coast wesbite  http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/council/council-jobs-222.html . In eRecruit, please select “Apply Now” and follow the on-screen prompts to complete and submit your application. For more details, please call the Contact Person listed on the advertisement. For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system, please phone 1300 465 326 during business hours. As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SEEK SparkHire, and a face to face interview; you may will also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures. Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.
City of Gold Coast Nerang QLD, Australia Full time
Oct 03, 2019
$59,517 yearly
An opportunity has become available for an experienced and qualified Mechanical Fitter to join the Water Network team at Mackay Regional Council. We are offering a permanent full-time position with a 9-day fortnight roster ( every 2nd weekend is a long weekend!) based out of the Paget Depot. Be home with your family every night and gain the work/life balance, coupled with job security that you've been searching for. The position of the Mechanical Fitter is part of a team that performs technical and operational tasks under the general supervision of the Team Leader. The position is integral to the mechanical team day labour workforce and is responsible for implementing effective maintenance and construction work practices; as well as providing prompt and effective attention to the repair and maintenance of Water Network and Treatment assets   Key responsibilities of this role shall include but not be limited to: Under the general supervision and direction of the Team Leader carry out repair and maintenance work on Water Network and Treatment assets Provide leadership and direction to ensure employees, including apprentices under supervision, and contractors are productive and appropriately skilled and/or qualified to operate in an operations and maintenance environment within the water industry Ensure all works carried out comply with Council’s Environmental Policies and By-Laws and other related legislative and regulatory requirements, including WH&S Order required resources, fittings, plant and equipment from construction plans; check supplier invoices and authorise for payment or resolve discrepancies with suppliers Provide a high level of internal and external client service including dissemination of information to engineers and other Council employees as requested and where appropriate to do so In conjunction with the Team Leader regularly report on progress towards KPIs and other relevant operational matters Undertake inspections and investigations and carry out mechanical works as required Maintain plant and equipment to a high standard Contribute to the review and development of procedures to enhance performance and safety of works carried out Use the Maintenance Management System in accordance with MRC Water Networks procedures for work order management and raise work requests for follow up work To be successful in this role, you will ideally have: Trade qualified Mechanical Fitter Medium Rigid (MR) driver’s licence (QLD) White Card (Construction) Experience with servicing & repairing a range of pump types, control valves, pneumatic systems, dosing systems and general water industry plant and equipment Strong personal organisation skills Ability to construct written reports Well-developed interpersonal skills along with the ability to create and foster a positive team environment and resolve conflicts if they occur   In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with; Annual base salary from $59,517 plus allowances as applicable Choice of 4 or 5 weeks’ annual leave with 17.5% leave loading Up to 18% superannuation contribution (conditions apply) Flexible work arrangements – 9 day fortnight roster May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris Membership to lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts Study and assistance programs for career development Learning and development opportunities Employee Assistance Program Interested? For further information, a position description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/ER21_31613/VacancyList.aspx To apply, you will need to submit a resume, cover letter + a brief statement addressing the selection criteria (from the job description attached to the vacancy on Council’s website)   Applications Close:   17th October 2019 We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.
Mackay Regional Council Mackay QLD, Australia Full time