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.
Central Coast Council
Required work rights
Bachelor Degree qualification in Civil Engineering, Environmental Engineering/Science, Hydrology or related field.
Central Coast Council is a local government area serving the Central Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, established on 12 May 2016 following the amalgamation of Gosford City and Wyong Shire councils. A core priority for Central Coast Council is striving towards continual growth as a modern, progressive and innovative organisation that is responsive to change and contributes to a fairer society.
Today the Central Coast is one of the fastest growing regions in NSW, with the third largest Local Government Area (LGA) in NSW and the 6th Largest LGA in Australia with a projected population of 415,050 by 2036.
Ideally located on the northern fringe of Sydney and just a hour’s drive from Newcastle, the Central Coast offers one of the best places in Australia to live and work.