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.

Aug 08, 2018
$100,000 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 Strategic Engineer to work within our Water and Wastewater team. Reporting to the Manager Water and Wastewater, the position is responsible for providing technical expertise on strategic water and wastewater matters related to asset planning, asset management, system analysis and project investigation and design. The successful applicant will provide high level project management and policy formation to support the delivery of strategic water and wastewater 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 in an engineering or related discipline, together with proven extensive professional experience working in the water and wastewater field. Proven extensive professional experience in drinking water, recycled water and wastewater infrastructure planning, design, construction or operation. Demonstrated time management skills with the ability to manage projects and programs in a timely manner and to agreed outcomes. Demonstrated ability to brief and manage service providers, including consultants and temporary staff, such that agreed outcomes are delivered. Proven sound project investigation and design skills associated with civil engineering operations. Demonstrated excellent interpersonal skills, including high level ability to negotiate and consult on complex matters and provide technical advice and services though effective written and verbal communication. The rewards An annual salary range of up to $100,000 dependent on skills, qualifications and experience. Training and development opportunities. Generous Award workplace conditions. Leaseback vehicle. Click  here  to view the Position Description and Information Package. Applications close Friday, 31 August 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 New South Wales, Australia Full time