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.
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
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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Western Downs Regional Council (WDRC) is a dynamic organisation committed to providing outstanding service to the local community. Everything we do is underpinned by our positive culture and internal brand which includes being an organisation that cares about its people and their safety, is future focused and strives to make a real difference to our community. Our behaviour reflects our organisational values: Communication, Leadership, Respect, Balance, Team Work, and Accountability.
Here at WDRC we are passionate about what we do. We offer you a culture that is reflective of this and, as such, you will be working in an organisation that focuses on continuous improvement and promotes innovation at all levels through challenging the status quo to discover new and better ways of doing things.
Western Downs Regional Council is committed to fostering a Safety First work environment that eliminates or manages hazards that have the ability to cause injury or illness to our employees, communities, assets and customers. Council's Safety First values include pre-employment medicals and random drug and alcohol testing.