Jul 09, 2018

Utilities Manager

$100,000 - $150,000 yearly
  • Western Downs Regional Council
  • Dalby QLD, Australia
Contract Management


At WDRC you will join a dedicated team where individual effort is part of something much bigger - delivering great things for our region's dynamic future.

About the Role

You will manage Utilities to provide a high level of service in the operation of water & wastewater systems & gas networks across a diverse region.

Reporting to the General Manager (Infrastructure Services), you will:

  • provide strong leadership that engages, motivates and inspires the Utilities team to deliver critical services to our communities.   
  • lead, manage and develop the Utilities team to deliver outstanding water, wastewater & gas related services and encourage productivity and innovation;
  • ensure the effective operation and maintenance of WDRC's water & gas infrastructure assets;
  • be responsible for building a motivated and high performing cohesive team; and
  • develop the strategic direction and operational plans for the Utilities function.

About you

The successful applicant will:

  • hold a relevant degree in Engineering or be able to demonstrate related experience;
  • have leadership and operational line management experience of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • have considerable experience and demonstrated capability of leading the delivery of capital intensive and customer focussed essential services in a large geographical area; and
  • have a demonstrated ability to lead innovation and change, with superior communication skills.

What we offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Relocation assistance - up to $5,000
  • Access to Corporate Health Plan
  • Health & Wellbeing programs
  • Salary Packaging

If you are a strong and experienced leader who is dedicated to the provision of safe water, wastewater & gas services to our diverse communities, this role is for you.  TOGETHER WE MAKE A REAL DIFFERENCE

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Applications close on Friday 27 July 2018.




Western Downs Regional Council

Required work rights

Australian Citizen

Degree targeted

Additional Information

Applicants for this position agree to WDRC conducting an independent employment check from your current (or most recent) employer prior to your formal appointment to the advertised position.

Western Downs Regional Council reserves the right to close or withdraw vacancies before the advertised closing date without prior notice.

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