Oct 04, 2019

Coordinator Stormwater

$106,713 - $120,258 yearly
  • City of Gold Coast
  • Nerang QLD, Australia
Full time Engineering (civil/structural)


City of Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is one of the fastest growing cities in Australia with a diverse population, combining exciting challenges with the kind of lifestyle few cities can boast about.

At the City of Gold Coast, our commitment to a shared set of values shapes 'How We Do Things' – our decisions, actions and behaviours towards achieving the City Vision and our many city priorities.

  • We aim high – we are passionate about delivering the best for our city
  • We add value – we are innovative and make the most of every opportunity
  • We work as a team – our people are great individually, but unstoppable together
  • We take responsibility – we are committed to working safely, being trustworthy and owning our actions

About the position

The purpose of this position is to lead a team of passionate professionals who are responsible for meeting relevant organisational objectives in the context of stormwater management across the city.

This is achieved through the delivery of multiple programs of works, which will assist in the following:

  • setting strategic direction as to how stormwater is managed across the City
  • identifying sustainable service standards in the management of stormwater that will protect and enhance the local environment and community
  • planning, delivering and managing public stormwater infrastructure across the city.

Key deliverables of the position:

  • Provide leadership and foster collaborative stakeholder engagement both internal and external to Council.
  • Ensure works adhere to organisational governance and framework.
  • Coordinate the investigation and timely response to stormwater enquiries or concerns raised by internal stakeholders and the community at large.
  • The development and implementation of work programs to ensure public stormwater infrastructure across the City meets adopted standards of service.
  • Provide plans and budgets to inform Council’s annual cycle of funding requirements.
  • Coach and mentor project managers and engineers within the team.
  • Provide subject matter expert advice to support to the team.
  • Ensure the team follow asset management principles when delivering programs of work, that result in the effective creation of stormwater infrastructure for the city.

About you

  • You have exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder communication skills.
  • You have high level analytical skills to effectively lead a team to deliver programs of works.
  • You have experience in program development and delivery.
  • You have experience in leading, managing and mentoring project managers and technical experts in a diverse and high performing team.
  • You are committed to leading by example, and have a proactive and positive attitude.
  • You are committed to continuing professional development.
  • You can provide expert knowledge, exercise initiative, engage stakeholders, prepare reports, policies, correspondence and facilitate meetings relating to service plans and delivery.

 Salary information

  • Permanent position
  • 10 day fortnight includes 14% loading
  • Up to 18% superannuation contribution (includes employee and employer)
  • 17.5% leave loading on annual leave 

About City Assets branch 

  • Infrastructure Asset Custodian for transport, drainage and foreshore facilities.
  • Custodians of over $12 billion worth of assets including, but not limited to approximately, 3200 kilometres of road, 2500 kilometres of drainage pipe, 100 boat ramps, 20 jetties, 3 dams, 130 lakes, 400 kilometres of constructed canals and 52 kilometres of beaches.
  • Coordinates and delivers strategic and tactical asset management planning, asset information and data management and contributed asset review and acceptance functions for the Directorate. 

How to apply 

To apply for this position, you will be required to Sign Up to eRecruit and create a profile. Access eRecruit through our City of Gold Coast wesbite http://www.goldcoast.qld.gov.au/council/council-jobs-222.html.

In eRecruit, please select “Apply Now” and follow the on-screen prompts to complete and submit your application. For more details, please call the Contact Person listed on the advertisement. For queries or issues regarding the eRecruit system, please phone 1300 465 326 during business hours.

As part of our selection process, you may be required to undertake a one way video interview via SEEK SparkHire, and a face to face interview; you may will also be required to undertake police checks, employment history checks, qualification checks and drug and alcohol testing in accordance with Australian Standards and Council's procedures.

Please note applications for this position will close at 10.30pm on the listed closing date.


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