Aug 08, 2018

Strategic Engineer – Water and Wastewater

$100,000 yearly
  • Ballina Shire Council
  • New South Wales, Australia
Full time Engineering



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.



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


Bridget Walker | Manager Water and Wastewater | 02 6686 1226

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