Oct 10, 2019

Team Leader – Water and Sewerage Network Operations

$74,813 - $86,007 yearly
  • Mackay Regional Council
  • Mackay QLD, Australia
Full time Engineering


Bring your talents to the Central Queensland coast and partner with an award-winning Local Government as a Team Leader - Water and Sewerage Network Operations in a full-time permanent capacity.

The responsibility of this position is to provide leadership to team members and supply prompt and effective commitment to the operations of the water and sewerage network; as well as to foster & promote effective, efficient and a safe work environment.

The successful applicant will also oversee the day-to-day operational activities within the water and sewer network, to manage maintenance activities and water quality requirements. This role is an essential part of the team that monitors Mackay Water's transfer systems via telemetry, prioritise actions and respond to failures and electrical supply interruptions.



Mackay, a region that is on the up!


Covering 7,621 square kilometres, this region offers balance between a challenging career and an idyllic lifestyle on the Central Queensland coast, from picturesque beaches, vibrant dining precinct, nearby island resorts, beautiful rainforests, and great climate. With close to 120,000 residents, home to major shopping, entertainment and sporting events, there is always something to do.

Mackay Regional Council is a dynamic, progressive and financially sound Local Government, with responsibility of $3.5 billion worth of assets and employing over 1000 dedicated staff. Significant investment in the region has been driven from Council achieving class leading facilities for the population including a world class aquatic and athletics centre, an entertainment centre that has hosted artists such as Kiss and Elton John and the newly announced site of the Qantas Group Pilot Academy.


Mackay Regional Council where career integrates with lifestyle.


To be successful in this role, you will possess:

  • Demonstrated experience in the water industry with competence in the operations, maintenance of water and sewerage assets
  • Established experience in operation of SCADA systems
  • Demonstrated experience in leading a team
  • QLD "C" Class Driver's Licence
  • The ability to participate in an on-call roster


In return for your valued contribution you will be rewarded with;

  • Attractive salary and weekly pay
  • Up to 18% weekly superannuation contribution (conditions apply)
  • Choice of 4 or 5 weeks annual leave with 17.5% leave loading
  • Flexible work arrangements with a 9-day fortnight
  • May be eligible for salary sacrificing options through Salaris
  • Lifestyle benefits program including corporate discounts
  • Study and assistance programs for career development
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Active social clubs



To apply, please attach your resume, cover letter and a full statement addressing the selection criteria (from attached job description) online via Council's e-Recruitment site. 

For a Position Description and information on how to apply please visit https://vacancies.mackay.qld.gov.au/ER21_31613/VacancyList.aspx


Applications Close:  8th November 2019

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer, where all applicants are treated with fairness and respect and have equal access to all opportunities available. At Mackay Regional Council, diversity is about creating a respectful and inclusive workplace that recognises the unique contributions and perspectives of our employees, working together to deliver extraordinary results.


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