Sep 10, 2019

Senior Engineer Water Resource Planning

$100,000 - $129,600 yearly
  • Central Coast Council
  • Wyong NSW, Australia
Full time Engineering Strategy-Planning


  • Bring your strategies to drive the water resource planning for the third largest urban water supply scheme in NSW
  • Collaborate, support and partner with stakeholders in one of the largest Councils in NSW
  • Help guide the Central Coast community through an emerging drought
  • Permanent Full Time position + 9 day fortnight (RDO) 
  • Attractive remuneration package up to $129.6k per annum + Private Use Leaseback Vehicle

Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just an hour's drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work

Leading small teams to deliver project outcomes, you will be a strategic thinker who can adapt to changing environments. Delivering for the future water supply for the Central Coast during this time of emerging drought this is an exciting opportunity to bring your career to the next level to develop medium and long term planning of water resources. Collaborating and engaging with internal and external stakeholders about water security, climate variability and drought management will be a strength you bring to the role. 

Key activities of this role include:

  • Provide advice and manage water supply issues related to the strategic planning and management of the Central Coast Water Headworks Scheme;
  • Lead an inter-regional approach to water resource planning and develop and maintain professional relationships with neighbouring water utilities to facilitate this approach. Identify and implement opportunities for improved collaboration and partnering with other areas of Council, including strategic planning functions, to ensure future development within the Central Coast is undertaken in a sustainable manner that allows realisation of water resource opportunities;
  • Design, implement and maintain operational guidelines and specific risk management strategies. Objectively consider options/proposals on a quadruple bottom line approach ensuring that the proposed solutions allow Council to remain adaptable to change within an uncertain environment.

Enquiries:  Luke Drury, Section Manager Water Services & Design on ph: 0400 734 217.


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Degree targeted

Bachelor Degree qualification in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering/Science, Hydrology or related field.

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