Ballina Shire Council

Ballina Shire Council is located in the Northern Rivers of the Far North Coast of New South Wales. It covers an area of 485 km² with a population of approximately 41,000 (2011 Census). We have a prosperous economy based on building, retail, tourism, hospitality, agriculture and education.

Our services and facilities include numerous open spaces, two public swimming pools, three libraries, a number of community spaces, a community art gallery, and a regional airport providing numerous daily jet services between Sydney,  Melbourne and Newcastle.

Working with a regional community that is progressive, innovative and creative, our Council strategies and services are designed to deliver an outstanding lifestyle for our residents, workers and visitors. We are also mindful that as we are in one of the fastest growing regions in Australia we need to protect what we have now while planning for the future.

Apr 13, 2018
$794,000 - $97,600 yearly
ABOUT US Change your lifestyle and live and work in a vibrant community and great coastal environment. Ballina Shire Council is situated on the Far North Coast of New South Wales, 20 minutes from Byron Bay and one hour from the Gold Coast. The shire is a popular tourism destination with pristine beaches, rainforest retreats and hinterland hideaways. ABOUT THE ROLE Position We are offering an exciting opportunity for an experienced and qualified Capital Works Engineer. Reporting to the Manager Water and Wastewater, the position is responsible for delivering water, recycled water and wastewater infrastructure projects and developing capital works programs for asset augmentation, renewal and improvement. The successful applicant will provide a high level of service in delivering capital works programs in line with Council’s Delivery Program and Operational Plans. To be successful you will bring Behaviour that positively demonstrates Council’s values of: creative, accessible, respect, energetic and safe. Tertiary qualifications at degree level in an engineering or related discipline, together with extensive professional experience in project management; particularly in drinking water, recycled water and wastewater infrastructure planning, design, and construction. Demonstrated experience in the development, implementation, control and reporting of project feasibility, scope, cost, time, resources, and risks; particularly on multiple complex infrastructure projects. Demonstrated extensive procurement experience including procurement planning, contract development, and negotiating and managing consultants, contractors and other service providers. Demonstrated experience in asset management systems, processes and data capture. Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement process or system improvements resulting in better project or organisational outcomes or efficiencies. Demonstrated practical and conciliatory approach to problem solving, ability to break down and analyse complex issues, and a results orientated can-do attitude. Demonstrated high-level communication skills, both oral and written, including the ability to negotiate and consult on complex matters and provide technical leadership, advice and services. The rewards A salary range of $79,400 to $97,600 per annum (plus 9.5% superannuation) dependent upon skills, experience and qualifications. Training and development opportunities. Generous Award workplace conditions. Click   here   to view the Position Description and Information Package. Applications close Friday, 16 March 2018 Contact Bridget Walker | Manager Water and Wastewater | 02 6686 1226 How To Apply Please Note:  Once you start your online application, you cannot save and return to it later.  You must use your email address, and not one used previously by another person who has applied for a position with Council. You may wish to prepare your responses in a Word document.  You can then COPY and PASTE your answers from Word into the below fields. Have your Resume document ready to go. Fill out all questions below.  Click "Next".  You will then be prompted to attach your resume and other documents (if applicable).  Click "Next". Review your application to confirm everything is correct.  Click "Confirm" to submit your application.
Ballina Shire Council Ballina NSW, Australia Full time